Airport Safety Course
ACI/ICAO Aerodrome Certification*

Professional Certificate course, Face to Face: 5 Days

Many International airports are yet to be fully certified and many that are certified are unable to apply the SARP’s as laid out in Annex 14 and Doc 9774. The objective of this course is to provide airport operators with the knowledge and skills required to practically apply and maintain the aerodrome certificate.


  • Identify the purpose, process and requirements to obtain Aerodrome Certification;
  • Identify with the relevant ICAO documents and their purpose in Aerodrome Certification;
  • Define the components of an Aerodrome Manual;
  • Implement ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices pertaining to aerodrome certification;
  • Obtain “tips” from experts who have certified aerodromes;
  • Participate with others from industry in certification exercises;

Who Should Attend?

The training is most beneficial to aerodrome management and operational level personnel at international airports who are tasked with ensuring that the process used in aerodrome certification is consistent with ICAO provisions.  Participants should be involved in the aerodrome certification process and in their capacities as:

  • Director/Manager Operations
  • Airport Operations Supervisor
  • Director/Manager Safety/Safety Supervisor/Officer
  • Ground Movement Controller/ Apron Controller
  • Airside Maintenance Manager
  • Director/Manager Ground Handling
  • Airside Planner/ Engineer
  • Airport Authority Regulator

Course Content

  • Introduction to Aerodrome Certification
  • Overview of ICAO Annex 14 Standards and Recommended Practices
  • Aerodrome Physical Characteristics
  • Pavements
  • Aerodrome Safeguarding and OLS
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Wildlife Hazard Management
  • Management of Non-Compliance
  • Aerodrome Inspections and Auditing
  • Driver and Vehicle/Equipment Permits
  • Emergency Planning


This course can also be held as a Customized Course whereby airports will benefit from receiving documentation and techniques directly applicable to their own aerodrome.


* This course can be taken as an elective for the Airport Management Professional Accreditation Programme (AMPAP).

Up-Coming Sessions

 23-27 November 2015 Bangkok, Thailand$ 2,000 USD $ 2,000 USD Register