Improve your awareness of airline responsibilities and follow-up procedures in an EU ramp inspection (SAFA/SACA) audit to prevent recurrent findings.
With the help of this two-day course you will understand the EU ramp inspection program (EU RIP) principles and improve your safety performance by complying with international safety standards. Learn what items are checked during a SAFA/SACA audit, consequences of audit results, and the link to the EU list of air carriers subject to an operating ban (EU blacklist).
Course format: This course is available at IATA Training Centers, regional training partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training. This course provides 16 hours of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
What you will learn
Upon completing this course you will be able to:
- Describe how to manage audit findings
- Improve operational processes and procedures to achieve better results during SAFA/SACA audits
- Analyze the SAFA/SACA ramp inspection checklist items
- Explain the categorization of findings and its impact on flight safety
- List the principles of the EU ramp inspections program and its relation to the European blacklist
- EU ramp inspection program principles and organization
- ICAO framework – relation between SAFA/SACA and the Chicago Convention
- SAFA/SACA procedures
- Items checked during a SAFA/SACA inspection
- Identification of obvious defects during pre-flight inspection
- Categorization of findings
- Stakeholders role
- EU ramp inspection program management - internal audit program
Download full outline and schedule
- Exercises on topics such as ramp inspection checklist items and identification of obvious defects
Who should attend
This course is recommended for:
- Airline Operational Managers
- Quality Managers
- Corporate and Operational Safety Managers, Analysts and Coordinators
- Postholders (safety, ground operations, and others)
An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.
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