Professional Certificate Course
Delivery: Classroom/Virtual
Duration: 5 days

This course will provide participants with an understanding of the fundamentals of airfieloperations and the various activities it involves. Participants will also be introduced tthe regulations pertinent to aerodromes, with emphasis on applicable ICAO Annex 14 Standards and Recommended Practices.

Learning Objectives 

Upon completing this course, participants will be ablto:

  • Gain an understanding of the civil aviation regulations​ and Standards and Recommended Practices relevant to ICAO Annex 14
  • Describe the different components of an airport​
  • Gain a general awareness of airside physical characteristics (signage, markings) as well as lighting and navigation aids
  • Apply the concept of safety management and safety culture in our workplace
  • Identify the various rescue and firefighting activities and stakeholders involved
  • Explain the importance of wildlife management at aerodromes
  • Demonstrate how to conduct apron and airside inspections
  • Discuss the importance of promulgation of information

Target Audience

  • Staff new to the industry
  • Airport Safety Managers
  • Airport Maintenance Managers
  • CAA Officials

Course content

  • History of aerodromes and civil aviation regulation
  • Basic Components – airport, ATC and aircraft
  • Aerodrome Physical Characteristics – maneuvering and apron areas
  • Airside signs, lighting and navigation aids
  • Safety culture
  • Safety management
  • Foreign Object Debris
  • Low visibility operations and airside inspections
  • Emergencies, rescue and firefighting
  • Wildlife hazard management
  • Promulgation of information

Upcoming sessions

Dates Location Least Developed Countries Member Price* / African Airports Development Program Price Member / WBP Price Non-Member Price Register
07-11 October 2024 Amsterdam, The Netherlands | 9:00am - 5:00pm US$1,575 US$1,775 US$2,475 Register

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