Aircraft Ground De/Anti-Icing – 1 Day


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 are also required to be trained.

Providing basic knowledge related to aircraft de-icing/anti-icing together with the introduction to the global standards and ICAO Document 9640 Aircraft Ground De-icing/Anti-icing Operations (Doc 9640).

This course delivers a full understanding of De-icing/Anti-icing operations.

The Following Roles are addressed:
De-icing Vehicle Driver
De-icing Operator ( Sprayer)
Supervision of De-icing/Anti-icing
Pre- Post De/Anti-icing Inspector

Who is the Course for?

This training is mandatory for every person whose role is engaged in the actual de-icing /anti-icing process.

What is the Benefit of this Training – What will I learn?

  • Understand standardized aircraft de/anti-icing methods;
  • How to Handle Anti-icing/de-icing materials;
  • Awareness of Safety & environmental information;
  • Best practices for the operation of Vehicle operations & precautions;
  • Knowledge of Fluid types, Contaminants & Hold overtime;
  • Awareness of the Clean wing concept & No spray zones;
  • Understand How to Communicate and the use of Checklists.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

Course Objectives;

Definitions & Abbreviations;


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

All staff engaged in the actual de-icing /anti-icing process, in addition to staff supervising the process, and staff controlling the process also require to be trained.


A background in an aviation environment.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training, the delegate should have detailed knowledge and skills required to De & Anti-Ice an aircraft.

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“Good communication – the instructor answered all the questions asked”
“Excellent learning climate”
“Understandable manner of the material presentation”
“Good and clear explanation”
“Questions were welcomed all the time.”


1 day – Start 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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