Aircraft De-icing / Anti-icing – 1Day


De-icing / Anti-icing Training is mandatory for all staff engaged in the actual de-icing /anti-icing process, in addition staff supervising the process, and staff controlling the process also require to be trained.

The training course is designed to promote a full understanding of the responsibilities associated with the important task to determine the need for de-icing / anti-icing before aircraft dispatch.

Responsibility lies either both with the trained and qualified person who performs the departure duties together with the Flight Crew who have the ultimate responsibility for a safe departure.

All persons involved both on the ground and flight crew, should be suitably trained and qualified for winter operations.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Course Objectives
– Definitions & Abbreviations
– Introduction
– The Evolution of Safety Thinking
– Aircraft Critical Surfaces
– The Effects of Contamination
– Icing Conditions
– Types of Fluids
– De-Icing / Anti-Icing Operations
– Holdover Time & Tables
– De-Icing / Anti-Icing Code & Communications
– De-Icing / Anti-Icing equipment

Target Groups

This course is designed for all sectors of Commercial Airlines, General Aviation and Ground Operations.
Company procedures for cold weather operations is addressed.


The course is specially designed for staff engaged in the actual de-icing/ anti-icing process, staff supervising the process, staff controlling the process.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the trainee will be able to operate and control the de-icing /anti-icing operations at a high standard of performance in any conditions necessary.

Available Classes

Course is available at Sofema Aviation Services premises and partner training centers worldwide. Course may also be delivered at the customer facilities upon request. Please Contact us for more information:

Class size

Maximum class size is fifteen (15) delegates, call for minimum.


1 Day – The Training will commence at 09.00 and finish at 17.00 with appropriate refreshment breaks.

To register for this training, please email or Call +359 28210806

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