Professional Certificate Course, Global Safety Network Diploma
Delivery: Classroom/Virtual
Duration: 5 days

Auditing is a fundamental part of an effective Safety Management System (SMS). This course provides Aerodrome Safety and Compliance Staff with the necessary knowledge and skills to audit their own safety procedures, infrastructures and equipment, and that of other organizations operating at their aerodrome.  The course combines classroom activities with practical exercises on-site at an airfield to allow delegates to experience auditing techniques under real conditions while receiving essential guidance and coaching in applying International Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs).

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how the audit process can enhance an airport’s SMS
  • Give examples of how to improve safety through audit
  • Explain how to develop compliance templates for auditing
  • Apply auditing techniques
  • Describe the techniques to use for audit follow-up actions

Target Audience

  • Airport Operations and Safety personnel
  • Safety and Compliance Managers
  • Aerodrome Auditors, Aerodrome Inspectors and Regulators
  • Duty Managers
  • Ground Handling Managers
  • Health and Safety Personnel

Course Content

  • Aerodrome Auditing – needs, requirements and concepts of auditing
  • Aerodrome Certification and Safety Standards
  • Auditing and Regulations
  • Auditing and Aerodrome Inspections
  • Tools for Auditing – Equipment and Checklist
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Aircraft Turnaround
  • Preparation for an Aerodrome Audit
  • Audit Gap Analysis and Finding

Upcoming sessions

Dates Location Least Developed Countries Member Price / African Airports Development Program Price Member / WBP Price Non-Member Price Register
30 September - 04 October 2024 Abu Dhabi, UAE | 9:00am - 5:00pm US$1,575 US$1,775 US$2,475 Register
07-11 October 2024 Istanbul, Turkey | 9:00am - 5:00pm US$1,575 US$1,775 US$2,475 Register
24-28 November 2024 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | 9:00am - 5:00pm US$1,575 US$1,775 US$2,475 Register

Global Safety Network (GSN) Diploma Program

The ACI Global Safety Network (GSN) Diploma Programme consists of six specialized courses on airport safety, and is specifically designed to meet the needs of airside operations and safety managers, including developing, implementing and operating effective Safety Management Systems (SMS) at their airports.