Regulatory and Operational Management of the CAA – Part 1 (classroom)

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About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

The civil aviation system is an inherently multidisciplinary field where regulatory, technical and organizational knowledge skills are needed to face both normal operation and developmental programs. This comprehensive, practical course covers all the main areas of responsibility for Civil Aviation Authorities (CAAs) and will provide you with the regulatory background and world’s best practices for managing the regulatory and operational aspects of CAAs responsibilities. You will also learn and apply key soft skills that allows managers to efficiently plan and implement the main processes of the air transport system in any organization.

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: TCVG-45

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.


  • Pre-reading assignments are required for this course.
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced.
  • 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

Regulatory and Operational Management of the CAA – Part 1 (classroom)

Canada, Montreal (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
24 - 28 October, 2022
Register before 03 Oct, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148380
USD 2,070
USD 2,690
USD 3,000

Please check if you are eligible to travel to Canada before you complete your registration.


The IATA Training Center in Montreal is ACCET Accredited

Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travelers with a valid visa. Do you need an eTA? Apply for your eTA (a CAD 7 fee applies).

Please note that travelers or if you are booking for someone else, are responsible to request their visas through varying designated channels (consulates and/ or third party companies) in due time.

A regional course fee (15% discount) is applied to course participants residing in Canada who attend classes at the Montreal Training Center. To claim the discount, enter YMQ-LOCAL in the promotional code field during your registration. The discount will be deducted automatically from the course price.

These regional discounts will be applied in addition to any qualifying early bird promotion.

As per the detailed procedure on our tax page, non-Canadian residents do not pay sales taxes if they advise us prior to their purchase.

Montreal Training Center information

1 additional classes are scheduled

Regulatory and Operational Management of the CAA – Part 1 (classroom)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
21 - 25 November, 2022
Register before 21 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 31 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148498
USD 1,736
USD 2,232
USD 2,480

What you will learn

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the complex system of international civil aviation
  • Summarize and apply the regulatory framework that governs CAA activity
  • Categorize strategies employed by CAAs to define and implement an efficient Aviation Policy
  • Discuss the need for planning national/regional civil aviation policies and utilize a proven methodology to enhance the implementation plan
  • Acquire new senior management skills to work more effectively and in line with international quality standards

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • International Regulatory Framework
  • Managing the CAA under Quality Standards
  • Planning Civil Aviation
  • Performance-based management
  • CAPEX evaluation
  • Soft skills: Leadership, change management, team work, budgeting, stress management, organizational culture


  • Pre-reading assignment
  • Team project
  • Critical thinking
  • Management exercises and case studies
  • Individual assessment

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Senior and middle aviation professionals and managers from Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Individuals aspiring to management responsibilities in CAAs
  • Individuals from airlines, aerodrome operators, ANSP and other service providers that regularly deal with CAA as regulator

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:

Civil Aviation Management Diploma

Strengthen your management skills and strategies to use in your civil aviation authority.

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