Airport Safety Course
Advanced Airside Safety


Safety is a primary focus of all airports around the world. This course has been designed for delegates who already possess a good working knowledge of aviation safety and would like to enhance their expertise in the area of airside safety. Delegates will work in groups to undertake detailed practical sessions, developing Aeronautical Studies to manage safety, as well as practical hazard identification on airfield.
Delegates will also examine the difficulties associated with SMS Integration at airports, and how to successfully promote safety to all airport stakeholders, which will include Accident and Incident Investigation and the impact of Human Factors.


  • Examines how SMS can be successfully integrated within the Airport Environment
  • Examines how to best promote Safety Awareness
  • Provides guidance on the influences of Human Factors in Safety
  • Provides guidance Accident and Incident Reporting and Investigation
  • Examines the use of Aeronautical Studies in the management of safety
  • Examines the Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Mitigation Process within the Aviation Environment

Who should attend?

All Airport Managers, Safety Personnel, Operations Duty Managers and Supervisors. Handling Agents and Air Traffic Control.

Course content

  • The relationship of the various operational systems at an airport
  • Integration of SMS
  • Safety Promotion
  • Accident and Incident Reporting and Investigation
  • Human Factors
  • Runway Safety
  • Management of Contractors
  • Management of Non-Compliance – Aeronautical Studies
  • Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Mitigation Measures
  • Group Exercises and Discussions
  • On Airport Hazard Identification Practical

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