Introduction to Roles and Responsibilities with the EASA Aerodrome Environment – 2 Days


Effective Aerodrome planning requires attention to detail – the daily obligations and challenges together with a focus on medium and long term objectives.
It is necessary for Aerodrome business leaders to develop measurable strategic objectives.
This course is focused on the needs of new and prospective employees, members of the Regulatory Authority and other Government Agencies – Delivered as a 2 Day Classroom Training Course. The course will benefit persons wishing to widen their understanding regarding the various interrelations between the various stakeholders involved in aerodrome and the airport environment.
New starters wishing to achieve a comprehensive overview of the various roles within the airport environment will benefit from this training course
With the continuous growth in traffic airports need to be flexible, scalable and accommodating to facilitate development and to cope with organic growth.
Ensuring the balance between the currently available operational capacity and the user demand to ensure a cost effective and harmonised solution. Taking into account the need to optimise Ground access and the ability to effectively process passengers.
This is an Entry Level Course – Designed to Raise Awareness of Various Roles and Obligations within the Aerodrome Environment.

Who is the Course for?

Individuals involved in Aerodrome Management, Quality Assurance & Routine inspections, ground operations, safety (systems, environment, advisers, quality management, and analysts), maintenance, rescue & fire fighting services and those concerned in the process of ICAO Annex 14 and Aerodrome Certification.

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

a) Understand the structure, composition and impact of ICAO & EASA related to Airport Operations

b) Considering the need for Airport Organisation Process & Procedures

c) Raise Awareness of the Mandatory Reporting Obligations

d) Understand the various interfaces across the business

e) Be able to engage with the Communication Processes across the Aerodrome Environment

f) Gain a familiarity with the basic working of the Aerodrome Process

g) Understand how Quality & Safety works within the Aerodrome Environment

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

Sofema Aviation Services a Regulatory training and consulting company with 45 years commercial aviation experience and 10 years operational experience. Since we started we have provided certificates to approx.15,000 delegates we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers. Please visit our download area as an example of how we engage with our customer.

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What Makes SAS Introduction to Roles and Responsibilities with the EASA Aerodrome Environment – 2 Days Different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations. The author of the training material has more than 25 years’ experience as an auditor across the entire regulatory spectrum.

At Sofema Aviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with Regulations is in fact minimum compliance. Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimisation of our business is where we should see opportunity to drive efficiencies and cost saving.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– General Introduction
– Understand the structure, composition and impact of ICAO Annex 14
– EASA Airport Regulation 139/2014
– Development of aerodrome policy, standards and strategy
– Aerodrome Manual
– Aerodrome compliance auditing and inspections
– Safety Management Systems and the Accountable Manager
– Management and Oversight issues related to Airport Operations
– Mandatory Reporting Obligations
– Aerodrome physical characteristics & Safety surfaces (OLS)
– Aeronautical ground lighting requirements
– Runway friction surfaces introduction
– Aerodrome wildlife & Birds Risk management
– Low visibility procedures & Runway incursion
– Rescue and fire fighting services
– Emergency Response Planning

Target groups

This course will be of significant benefit to new starters and other persons who need to have an understanding of the various activities which integrate to create a successful Aerodrome Environment.


This course is designed as an entry level course to raise role awareness across the Aerodrome Environment.

Learning Objectives

After attending this course, participants should be able to understand the various roles which are found within the Airport System. In Addition how these roles all fit together.


2 Days – Each training day will 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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