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Airside Operations - Safety Compliance (Classroom)


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Did you know that in the past 3 years, 269 participants from 39 countries have taken this course with IATA?

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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, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training.

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.

Prerequisites

  • 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 equivalent for other languages.

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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

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Activities

  • 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:

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About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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