Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies

Airside Safety Training Course

The programme focuses upon European regulations and ICAO recommendations but is also enhanced by industry ‘best practice’ recommendations. This course aims to provide training in relation to key safety approaches and practices, with sessions covering safety in relation to the entire airfield movement area, with the intention of raising awareness of safety hazards and risks commonly encountered in the dynamic airside working environment.

Course Benefits

This course will assist participants to:

  • Identify and reduce airside risks for personnel, aircraft and property associated with various functions at airside

  • Reduce injuries, incidents, accidents and ground damage in their airports

  • Appreciate and improve human and organizational factors in airside safety

  • Implement airside safety training programs

  • Improve airside safety through implementation of interventions such as incident investigations, inspections, audits, supervision

  • Leverage best safety practices

Who Should Attend

  • Any airside operations staff involved in any airside operations duties, including apron safety compliance monitoring, apron management and ground operations. 

  • Aerodrome Middle Management, Quality, Operations and Safety staff who are responsible for airside safety matters or who need to possess knowledge and understanding of airside safety and operations

Course Outline

  • Course Introduction

  • Airside Health & Safety

  • Operational Areas

  • Visual Aids

  • Vehicle Operations & Airside Driving

  • Adverse Weather

  • Aircraft Marshalling

  • Incidents & Accidents

  • Low Visibility Operations

  • Runway Safety

  • Bird & Wildlife Hazard Control

  • Airside Safety Audits & Inspections

  • Airside Work In Progress

  • Group Exercises

  • Case Studies.

Course Prerequisite (s)

speak, read and write English.