GSN 6: Aerodrome Auditing and Compliance

Global Safety Network Diploma
Delivery: Classroom 
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


Up-coming sessions

 04-08 June 2018Riga, LatviaUS$1,500US$2,170Register
17-21 September 2018Montego Bay, JamaicaUS$1,500US$2,170Register
 05-09 November 2018Istanbul, Turkey US$1,500US$2,170Register

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