Mitigating Airspace and Airport Incursions by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) (LIVE virtual classroom)


About the course

5-day (10 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course

IATA Mitigating Airspace and Airport Incursions by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) aviation training course

Learn the true dangers of drone strikes and become proficient in global best practices for responding to, and handling, unauthorized or reckless use of unmanned aircraft (UA) / drones in close vicinity of aircraft and airports. With lessons based on example procedures, learn how you can define roles and responsibilities to counteract an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) incident, prepare response plans, and implement local protocols that fit your operation and local regulations.

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Course Code: TALP-61-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 7.5 hours to complete and be held over 3 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 75 minutes.
  • The live sessions will require your participation, with multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.

Technical requirements

Please verify your hardware, software and network to support your upcoming course with IATA Training.

Prerequisites

  • Recommended level is 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.

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

Next class

Mitigating Airspace and Airport Incursions by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
13 - 17 March, 2023
Register before 11 Dec, 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 27 Feb
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172900
English
USD 700
USD 900
Regular
USD 1,000

2 additional classes are scheduled

Mitigating Airspace and Airport Incursions by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
31 July - 4 August, 2023
Register before 30 Apr, 2023 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 17 Jul
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172367
English
USD 700
USD 900
Regular
USD 1,000

Mitigating Airspace and Airport Incursions by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
30 October - 3 November, 2023
Register before 30 Jul, 2023 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 16 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172368
English
USD 700
USD 900
Regular
USD 1,000

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the impacts of unauthorized UA and describe why procedures for the detection and response to such events are important
  • Identify the tools/steps that can be used for identification and risk assessment of unauthorized UA
  • Write and adapt local procedures for the response to unauthorized UA and recovery to normal operations
  • Recognize the different technologies that can be used to detect and counter unauthorized UA
  • Evaluate how events of unauthorized UA should be used to improve the detection and response procedures

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Classification of different types of events of unauthorized UA and the level of involvement of the different actors
  • Methodology and approach for conducting a risk assessment to identify level of response to an unauthorized UA
  • How to tailor global model procedures to local processes
  • Steps to recover operations at an airport after an unauthorized UA event has been contained
  • Regional variations of UAs related regulations
  • C-UAS technologies and the pre-requisites to implementation at an airport
  • Investigation post events and analysis to improve measures for future events

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airlines, airports, regulators and ANSPs.

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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