Recurrent Training for Aerodrome Management
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Organisations responsible for operating, providing services and maintaining aerodromes are required to ensure their appointed and nominated post-holders have the necessary knowledge and understanding of relevant and applicable requirements. Furthermore, such personnel (i.e. managers / management) are required to maintain their proficiency and competence. Following initial training, this will involve completion of recurrent training at regular intervals, refresher training when absent from the workplace (from 3 to 12-months), and continuation training when significant changes have occurred.
EU/EASA regulations and requirements are clear on how this is to be conducted and managed, and also on the acceptable means of doing so. ADR.OR.D.015 Personnel requirements and ADR.OR.D.017 Training and proficiency check programmes detail the requirements for aerodrome management.
The objective of this one-day course is to help aerodromes meet the general knowledge and understanding requirements of recurrent training by focusing on new rules and rule changes introduced during the preceding 24-months, as well as focusing on areas that have caused most concern to management teams.
This course is targeted at appointed accountable managers, nominated operational services, maintenance, safety and compliance managers, their deputies and other decision-makers within the Company, and amongst other 3rd party stakeholder organisations.
Note: It is most efficient when this course is booked as an in-house training for your whole management team in one-day, or split over 2-days. Please enquire if you wish to extend the training into a second day in order to cover more subjects or to gain deeper understanding.
Differences to EU/EASA regulations and activities
- Recent amendments and new introductions to the rules and requirements
- Imminent future amendments and introductions to the rules and requirements
The course contents will always include this session on recent and imminent differences; and the client may wish to focus wholly on these. In addition, the client should provide input to support the trainer prioritise subjects from those listed below; these priorities shall be assigned following your internal review of training needs, in accordance with the regulations. In one-day the number of subjects and sessions will directly impact the depth of understanding attainable, so clients may wish to extend the training into a 2nd day (please enquire).
Review, reinforcement and enhancement of the existing knowledge and skills regarding:
- Regulatory Framework and EU/EASA Rulemaking
- Management System Requirements
- Safety Management System
- Maintaining Compliance
- Documentation and Aerodrome Manual
Interactive session/workshop/deep dive to discuss:
- Recent challenges within your EASA management system and/or Aerodrome Environment (motivation, practical implementation of requirements…)
- Recent changes within your organisation, procedures, documentation in terms of EU/EASA compliance
- Interpretation of certain Implemeting Rules (IR), Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC), Guidance Material (GM) or Certification Specifications (CS)
Moritz Kaschel, M.Sc.
Moritz holds a Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering and is further specialised in Airport Management Systems, Auditing and Aerodrome Planning. As a member of airsight’s consulting team, these combined competencies enable him to assist Aerodromes within their certification process and related fields (e.g. compliance checks and inspections, manuals and procedures, ground handling processes).
At airsight, he conducted several projects for airports such as Dublin, Milan, Luxembourg and others. He also conducted inspections of their airside infrastructure (incl. signs, lights, marking), including the assessment of the pavement conditions - using drones (as holding a commercial UAV operator license and radiotelephone operator´s certificate).
More recently, Moritz assisted Luxembourg Airport to obtain a new certificate in accordance to the new EASA requirements – a task of several months requiring a good knowledge of the applicable regulations as well as project management skills. Additionally, he was involved in the development of a corrective action plan for a major Middle Eastern airport and conducted airside infrastructure inspections in western Africa.
With his broad ranging experience regarding Airport Management Systems and Compliance, he is an instructor for multiple airsight courses.
Niklas Feldhammer, M.Sc.
Niklas holds a Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering. As a member of airsight’s Aerodrome Certification team he supports aerodrome operators and Civil Aviation Authorities within certification or re-certification projects, considering the airport infrastructure and operations, as well as organisational topics.
His key areas of focus include external auditing, compliance checks and further tasks concentrating on aerodrome certification and related fields. In addition, he is experienced with the compliant design and planning of airside infrastructure, including the use of simulation software – always taking into account the unique client specific needs.
At airsight he benefits from a wide range of project experience for aerodrome operators worldwide. He recently conducted several EASA safety and compliance audits at European airports, including Luxembourg, Cologne and Milan. Additionally, he was involved in the development of a corrective action plan for a major Middle Eastern airport and conducted airside infrastructure inspections in western Africa.
- Appointed Accountable Managers
- Nominated Operations post-holder
- Nominated Maintenance post-holder
- Nominated Safety Manager
- Responsible Compliance Manager
- Operations, Maintenance, Safety, Compliance, Emergency and Operational Services departmental heads / managers, and
- Departmental deputies
- Other decision-makers holding accountabilities and responsibilities under Regulation 139/2014
- 3rd party stakeholder organisation management teams, such as ground-handling and apron management service providers and contracted-in organisations.
airsight offers this training course on request, worldwide. At the end of the course, all participants will receive an airsight certificate based on EASA training regulations, which is highly recognized throughout the aviation industry.
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