Airside Safety Management & Compliance (classroom)

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About the course

3-day (24 hours) classroom course

Safety compliance in airside safety operations is the key to avoiding costly incidents and damaging accidents. This course will demonstrate how to align with the latest regulations and best practices, providing detailed explanations on the role of airside safety in the Safety Management System (SMS).

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

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Course Code: TALP-07

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 3 days (24 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 arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Next class

Airside Safety Management & Compliance (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
10 - 12 August, 2022
Register before 20 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 20 Jul
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148798
USD 1,125
USD 1,475
USD 1,650

1 additional classes are scheduled

Airside Safety Management & Compliance (classroom)

Germany, Frankfurt (FRA-RTP)
9 - 11 November, 2022
Register before 09 Aug, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 19 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148073
USD 1,225
USD 1,575
USD 1,750

This class is offered in cooperation with FRAPORT.

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply fundamental procedures to protect the aircraft from damage and ground staff from harm
  • Eliminate or control potential hazards
  • Identify and manage “human factors” with the greatest influence on airside safety
  • Improve overall airside safety performance and operational efficiency

Course content

  • Airport environment terminology and layouts
  • Safety culture
    • Employer and employee responsibilities
  • SMS (ICAO framework): introduction
  • Human factors in airside operations
  • Ramp safety procedures
    • Moving aircraft
    • Aircraft fuelling, off load, and arrival check
    • Personal protective equipment
  • Foreign Object Debris (FOD) prevention program
  • Airside accident reporting
  • Emergency situations


  • Group discussions
  • Exercises on risk assessment

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Ramp staff
  • Safety and operations officers
  • Ground operations managers and supervisors
  • Airport managers and supervisors

Certificate awarded

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.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

Airside Operations Excellence Diploma

Learn to perform ramp handling services according to industry standards. Gain confidence in your ability to achieve safety while optimizing your station’s On-Time Performance (OTP).

  • English
  • Español
  • Français

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