Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies

ACI - Global Safety Network Module 6 - Aerodrome Safety Compliance and Auditing

Auditing is a fundamental part of an effective Safety Management System. This course has been developed to give Aerodrome Safety and Compliance Staff the knowledge and competence to undertake Audits of their own safety procedures, infrastructure and equipment, plus other organisations operating at their aerodrome. The course is both classroom and practical on Airfield based therefore giving delegates the excellent opportunity to experience auditing techniques on a live aerodrome, whilst being “coached” to ensure best practice in accordance with International Standards and Recommended Practices. (Please note course fees indicated are for ACI Members/ACI World Business Partners. Please contact us for non-member pricing.)

Course Benefits

Provides practical “hands on” experience of auditing techniques

  • Demonstrates how to develop compliance templates for auditing

  • Explains how the audit process can enhance an airports' SMS

  • Gives examples of how to improve safety through audit

  • Provides techniques for audit follow-up actions

Who Should Attend

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

Course Outline

  • Aerodrome Compliance

  • Audit preparation and techniques

  • Gap Analysis

  • The Audit Report

  • Types of Audit

  • Interviewing Techniques

  • Case Studies

  • Auditing your SMS

  • 3rd Party audits

  • Practical Sessions on the airfield

  • Acting upon audit findings

  • Record Keeping

  • Management of non-compliance

Course Prerequisite (s)

speak, read and write English.