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IATA RTP | ATNS Aviation Training Academy - Johannesburg, South Africa

​Regional Training Partner

The ATNS Aviation Training Academy (ATA) is a unique organisation in terms of the training on offer. Not only do we provide Air Traffic Services and Engineering Training to our staff members, but also provide a wide range of aviation-related and safety-related courses throughout the Continent and into the Middle East.

Practical information​

Getting here

You can use Gautrain to Rhodesfield station then catch a meter taxi or Uber to our premises.

Aviation Training Academy
O.R. Tambo International Airport
Gate 14 Operation Complex,
Bonaero Drive, Bonaero Park
Kempton Park, 1622
South Africa
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Tel: +27 (0)11 570 0400


ATNS ATA has preferential rates at several guest lodges and hotel. The special rates are inclusive of dinner, bed and breakfast and transport to and from the Aviation Training Academy. Please contact ATNS for more information. 

Onsite facilities​​

The following are available in our facilities: Wi-Fi, internet café, first aid room, prayer room, bidet toilets, printers, coffee, water, cafeteria on site.


Extend your visit to Johannesburg and explore what the city has to offer. Visit the official tourism website for more information.


​​For more information, visit ATNS Aviation Training Academy's website or contact :
Ms Tebogo Zulu,
Tel: +27 (0)11 570 0400
Email: TebogoN@atns.co.za

ATNS Aviation Training Academy schedule

October - 2017
 This course provides the fundamentals of how to systematically manage safety in civil aviation using the Safety Management System concept developed by ICAO. Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Civil Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
9 Oct - 13 Oct
Gain the competencies to accept, handle and process shipments containing dangerous goods according to the current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) manual. Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) - Initial - Category 6 (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
16 Oct - 20 Oct
Gain a comprehensive overview of the effect and management of human factors in aviation with this foundation course. Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
16 Oct - 20 Oct
This course will equip you with tools and methodology you can easily apply when taking on multiple projects, programs, and portfolios. Monitoring and Controlling Multiple Projects, 30 PDUs (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
16 Oct - 20 Oct
 Learn IATA best practices and key principles from the Airport Development Reference Manual (ADRM) to plan and expand airport infrastructure. Airport Development and Infrastructure Design (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
23 Oct - 27 Oct
 Share information and facilitate decision making, plan operations and improve air traffic management. Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) and ATFM (Classroom, 4 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
23 Oct - 26 Oct
 Threat assessment and planning techniques to help your business comply with recent changes to security regulations. Learn to apply common industry practices using hands-on simulation exercises. Air Cargo Security (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
30 Oct - 3 Nov
Investigate errors, accidents and incidents and comply with your internal quality processes and international regulations. Root Cause Analysis for Civil Aviation Authorities and Air Navigation Service Providers (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
30 Oct - 3 Nov

November - 2017
 Be up-to-date on aviation environmental issues and their management, with a special emphasis on new technology, improved operations and modernized methods of airspace and airport management. Aviation and the Environment (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
6 Nov - 10 Nov
 Learn aviation incident and accident investigation requirements, techniques and working practices. Acquire a structured approach to managing safety to prevent incidents and accidents. Managing Accident Prevention and Investigation (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
6 Nov - 10 Nov
Learn how to participate in an aircraft accident and serious incident investigation in accordance with ICAO Annex 13 Standards Airline Safety Investigation (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
27 Nov - 1 Dec

February - 2018
 Examine the functions and management requirements of Ground Handling in the passenger and cargo terminal and the ramp. Station / Ground Handling Management (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
19 Feb - 23 Feb

March - 2018
 Learn the essentials of IATA's SeMS initiative and how it can make your organization IOSA compliant. Leave the course with tools to build a SeMS that produces measurable and auditable results. Security Management Systems - SeMS (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
5 Mar - 9 Mar
 Understand the mandatory requirements for airport/aerodrome Safety Management Systems to ensure compliant operations. Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Airports (Classroom, 5 days)
South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
12 Mar - 16 Mar

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