EMERGENCY PLANNING AND RESPONSE FOR AIRPORTS -  (IATA – GCAA COURSE)

 

Duration: Monday 11th – Friday 15th May, 2015 from 8:30 – 5:00pm

Location: Ghana Civil Aviation Training Academy (GATA) at Kotoka International Airport.Accra.

Course Fee: $3,145 per participant

 

DESCRIPTION

This course helps you to learn the latest methodology and requirements for responding to an aircraft emergency at or around the airport, set up a coordinated response between the aircraft operator, airport authorities, ground service providers and state emergency response agencies.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Understand what are ICAO's Standards and Recommended Practices for emergency planning at airports
  • Meet the legal responsibility to manage emergencies at the airport
  • Coordinate a response plan among the airfield and ground service departments, as well as the various outside agencies
  • Develop table top and full scale emergency drills
  • Evaluate crisis management systems at aerodromes and identify required improvements

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is recommended for:

  • Airport operations managers
  • Duty officers
  • Station managers
  • Ground service providers
  • Public relations representatives
  • State authorities involved in airport emergency response planning

 

KEY TOPICS

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Emergencies and safety management systems
  • Airport emergency situations
  • Airport equipment and categories
  • Coordinating emergency planning
  • Emergency plan content and format
  • Model emergency plans
  • Commanding and communication skills

The following regulatory publications are covered in this course:

  • Airport Services Manual, Part 7, Airport Emergency Planning, ICAO
  • Annex 14, Chapter 9, ICAO
  • Manual of Certification of Aerodromes, Doc 9774, Part 4, ICAO
  • Advisory Circular 150/5200-31C, FAA

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.