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 organisations 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
  • Basic Photography as an audit tool
  • Aircraft Turnaround
  • Preparation for an Aerodrome Audit
  • Audit Gap Analysis and Finding


Up-coming sessions

Dates Location Member/WBP Non-Member Register
 24-28 April 2017  Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  US$1,500  US$2,170 Register
12-16 June 2017  Bucharest, Romania   US$1,500 US$2,170 Register
 17-21 July 2017 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   US$1,500  US$2,170 Register
 13–17 November 2017  Montego Bay, Jamaica  US$1,500 US$2,170 Register
 04-08 December 2017  Athens, Greece  US$1,500  US$2,170 Register

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