Airport Management

Airports are often compared to beehives because they are so busy.  Aviation management majors learn management principles that keep these active places, as well as airlines, running safely and smoothly.  They study everything from hiring employees to meeting government security regulations to making sure passenger luggage gets to the right place

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AIRPORT OPERATIONS AND TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

This course provides an in-depth understanding of the key principles in running an airport with a comprehensive coverage of topics on airport operations best practices and developments. A review of topical issues in the wider context of transportation economics, management and development are also covered. To further enhance knowledge transfer, participants will be involved in projects, case studies and discussions. Site visits are also incorporated to allow participants to see real-time operations of Cape Town Airport

 

PROGRAM KEY FEATURES:

 

  • Airport emergency system
  • International standards for rescue and fire-fighting services
  • Airport security
  • Aviation explosives and detection devices
  • Runway and taxiway systems
  • Contracts documentation and administration
  • Apron/ramp management and safety
  • Airport facilitation committee exercise
  • Passenger baggage handling services
  • Overview of air traffic services
  • Aeronautical information services
  • Aircraft accident investigation
  • Removal of disabled aircraft
  • Search and rescue services
  • Airfreight operations

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND :

 

Personnel directly responsible for the management, development and operations of airports, as well as service providers involved in the day-to-day running of an airport

AIRPORT RAMP OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

This course provides an understanding of the intricacies and complexities of the airside environment and how higher operational efficiency and safety in airside operations and management can be achieved. Relevant technical knowledge, insights and awareness of international requirements and strategies are also covered.

PROGRAM KEY FEATURES:

 

  • Overview of Airside Operations,    Airside Infrastructure,   Passenger and Baggage Handling Facilities,   Ramp and Aircraft Stand Planning,   Safety Clearances and Ramp Markings,   Stand and Gate Assignments,   Ramp Management Service,  Ramp Handling Service,   Civil Maintenance of the Airside,   Maintenance of Airfield Installations,   Airside Estate Management,    Aircraft Maintenance,   Pest, Animal and Bird Control,   Ground Movement Control,   Airside Rules and Regulations/ Enforcement,   Standard Operating Procedures,   Contingencies for Airside Operations
  • Performance Standards and Target Setting,   Ramp Safety Audits,   Airside Security,   Airside Fire Safety Requirements,   Aircraft Accident Investigation,  Accident Investigation: Personnel, Vehicles and Equipment,  Aircraft Salvage and Equipment,  Aircraft Emergency Support,  Fuel Farm and Hydrant Systems,  Future Trends in Airside Operations,  Improvement of Ramp Operations
  • Case Study: Impact of Low-cost Carriers on Ramp Operations,  Ramp Operations Committee,   Group Exercises,  Site Visits: Airport Fire Station, Passenger Terminal, Airside and Ramp Control, Baggage Coordination Centre and Fuel Farm

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

 

Personnel from civil aviation authorities, airport authorities/operators and organizations involved in airport ground operations or airside safety with at least one year of working experience relating to airside operations and/or management.

AIRPORT SECURITY OPERATIONS

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

This course teaches the basics of Aviation Security (AVSEC) as applied in an operational airport environment and

keeps you up-to-date with the latest security issues, threats, and technological developments. With a focus on

ICAO and IATA documentation, this course prepares you to implement international security procedures within

your organization.

 

PROGRAM KEY FEATURES:

 

  • Learn the structure and roles of major aviation security organisations
  • Evaluate threat and risk involved in security
  • planning
  • Execute security concepts and integrate them into an airport security plan
  • Representatives from civil aviation authorities
  • Airline and airport-based and government  personnel with AVSEC responsibilities
  • Law enforcement personnel responsible for the overview of security measures

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND :

 

  • Representatives from civil aviation authorities
  • Airline and airport-based and government
  • personnel with AVSEC responsibilities
  • Law enforcement personnel responsible for the
  • overview of security measures 
AIRSIDE INDUCTION TRAINING AND SAFETY

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

The aim of the Airside Induction Training course is to provide appropriate training towards all personnel who are required to enter the airside for whatever reasons to safely perform their respective duties. Also, to provide the personnel with the required information for them to operate in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 85 of 1993, all applicable legislation and the regulations in terms of the Airports Company Airfield Regulations.

 

PROGRAM KEY FEATURES:

 

  • Participants of the above course will be provided with the necessary knowledge and skills:
  • To fully understand all applicable legislation and the Airport Authority Airside
  • Regulations, Policies and Procedures
  • Understand the responsibilities of the Airport Authority as the mandatory in
  • terms with the legal framework
  • Have a clear understanding of the employer's responsibilities towards the
  • employees, in terms with the requirements of the Occupational Health and
  • Safety Act
  • Fully understand their responsibilities as employees towards their employers through which to ensure their own safety as well as that of others including the safety of Aircraft, Equipment and Facilities
  • Be able to implement the airside regulations as established by the Airport Authority and to identify possible hazards on the air side as well as the elimination thereof

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

 

Personnel from civil aviation authorities, airport authorities/operators and organizations involved in airport ground operations or airside safety with at least one year of working experience relating to airside operations and/or management.

AVIATION AND AIRPORT MANAGEMENT

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

Airports are often compared to beehives because they are so busy.  Aviation management majors learn management principles that keep these active places, as well as airlines, running safely and smoothly.  They study everything from hiring employees to meeting government security regulations to making sure passenger luggage gets to the right place.

This course has been developed in consultation with the aviation industry and the wider business community to equip you with specialist aviation knowledge.  The course focuses on the management of airport, airline and ancillary businesses and provides the necessary tools to enable participants to move into one of a variety of careers within aviation industry.

 

PROGRAM KEY FEATURES:

 

  • Introduction to the aviation system
  • Studying Aviation
  • IT for analysis and presentation
  • Airline management and operations
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Aviation Marketing Management
  • Aircraft Operations
  • Human Resource Management in the aviation industry
  • Airport design and operations
  • Aviation modelling and simulation
  • Airport business management
  • Customer service management for airlines and airports
  • Airline business managements
  • Aviation financial management
  • Freight and cargo operations
  • Introduction to aviation psychology
  • Aviation and the environment
  • Research methods for contemporary aviation issues
  • Aviation policy and planning
  • Strategic methods in the aviation industry
  • The global aviation system
  • Aviation law

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND :

 

Director generals of civil aviation authorities; Directors of airport administrations; ANS providers and ground handling general managers; Senior executives from airlines; Individuals from civil aviation organizations and private sector companies; Organizations in the air transportation industry who have the potential for holding senior management responsibilities.




AVIATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

In the changing landscape of criminal attacks on civil aviation and security regulations, the role of the Security Manager is vital in assuring efficient and compliant operations.

 

Over 10 days, learn essential management and administration techniques to run your business while complying with national and international legislation. Through daily classroom simulations, test your ability to work under pressure in crisis situations and respond to common problems faced in your daily operations.

 

PROGRAM KEY FEATURES:

 

  • Align your organization’s procedures with civil aviation security legislation
  • Improve how you utilize your personnel, equipment and budget
  • Apply industry best practices for recruitment, training and people management
  • Develop your ability to respond to crisis situations




WHO SHOULD ATTEND

 

This is an advanced course aimed at participants with a minimum of two years’ aviation or CAA administration experience:

  • Experienced Airport and Airline Managers
  • Passenger and Cargo Operations Providers
  • Police and Border Control Authorities
  • Civil Aviation Authority Representatives