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Aircraft Marshalling and Ramp Hand Signals with RampVR (Classroom, 1 day)
Did you know that in the past 4 years, 78 participants from 11 countries have taken this course with IATA?
Learn the fixed wing aircraft marshaling and ramp hand signals based on the IATA Standards in the Airport Handling Manual (AHM) and IATA Ground Handling Manual (IGOM). In this 1-day course, you will also learn the principles of ramp communications between the ground and cockpit crew. Participants will be able to perform fully their practical training with the use of RampVR™, the latest virtual reality training solution for ground operations.
RampVR™ is designed for ground operations professionals, and combines high-spec virtual reality hardware and software with IATA training. RampVR™ complements the theoretical knowledge with effective practical training in a very realistic environment, without disrupting active operations on the ramp. It allows you to generate a variety of scenarios on narrow body and wide body aircraft marshalling. It also simulates day and night operations as well as adverse weather conditions and includes pause and review “operations” so details can be checked or explained.
This classroom course provides 1 day (8 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
Student performance will be based on an assessment
There are no prerequisites for this course
Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate
The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.
How to register
To attend a class scheduled at one of our training centers: Register early and save up to 20%! Please read the Terms for the early bird discount. The discount will be calculated at the time of payment.
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
Perform basic marshalling based on international standards
Communicate with cockpit crew
Promote safe operations at the ramp through efficient hand signal communications
Use hand signals to communicate in ramp emergency situations
Introduction to standards
Background to marshaling signals
Ground equipment signals
Practical exercises on the ramp
RampVR™ training - hands on in virtual reality with actual marshalling of aircraft:
Wide body and narrow body
Day and night ops
Clear and low visibility conditions
Who should attend
This course is recommended for:
Ground handling staff
Ground Service Equipment (GSE) Operators
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.