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Basic Airside Safety - E-Learning - English

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An interactive, flexible, and effective way of learning about the airport environment, airside safety, rules, aircraft danger zones, fire prevention and in the event of an incident, know the procedures to follow in fire action and how to administer first aid.

Ideal for individuals or Organizations with a high number of trainees who need to meet the requirements to get airside access.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Cover all critical parts of safety at the apron
  • Provide a common knowledge-base to protect people and equipment, so that all staff can cooperate safely and respond to incidents and accidents
  • Reduce the risk of accidents and ramp damages

Course format

  • This self-study e-learning course requires approximately 5 hours of study, to be completed within one year.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

Key topics

  • The airport environment
    • The airport
    • Communication
    • Hand signals
    • Aircraft ground support equipment
  • Security and Safety
    • Security
    • Aircraft danger zones
    • Health and safety
    • Severe weather conditions
    • Traffic rules at the ramp
    • Accident and incident reporting
  • Fire and first aid
    • Fire prevention
    • Fire protection and fire action
    • First aid

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • All personnel who have airside access
  • All personnel involved in ramp operations

Certificate awarded

Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded an e-Certificate available for you to print for your records.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Self-study exams.

    • Exam Delivery Method: Non-supervised online-based exam. Exam can be taken any time at your convenience.
    • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions
    • Number of questions: 30
    • Time Allowance: 1.5 hours
    • Passing Grade: 70% correct answers
    • Number of exam attempts: 2

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

Additional information

About IATA e-learning training

  • This self-study e-learning course delivers comprehensive instruction to busy aviation and travel industry professionals.
  • e-learning is a quick and flexible training method providing learner-friendly materials that allow you to learn using short, interactive modules.
  • Write your exam online at a time that is convenient to you.
  • Order online to receive access to this course on our e-learning platform.

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