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Certification of personnel renewal

Training course objective

The overall objective of the Certification of Personnel Renewal is to enable the candidate to refresh previously acquired knowledge and skills necessary for performing tasks related to ground handling of aircraft, passengers and cargo at the airport. The Certification of personnel for the purpose of obtaining continued validity should be done triennialy.

Categories of ground handling personnel

As per their functions in handling of aircraft, passengers and cargo at airports, ground handling personnel can be grouped into the following categories:

  • Traffic coordinator
  • Traffic dispatcher
  • Ramp dispatcher
  • Ground handling supervisor
  • Load control agent
  • Equipment operator
  • GPU operator
  • Passenger service agent
  • Aircraft marshaller

Training course structure

The certified course for renewal cetification encompasses: theoretical training, basic theoretical knowledge exam, practical training and practical knowledge assessment. Depending on the job the candidates are trained for, the training includes the following curricula:

Traffic coordinator

  Subject No of classes
Theory Practice
1. Aviation Legislation 6
2. Aircraft Mass and Balance 6
3. Operational Procedures 6
4.  Security 6
  Total 24

 

Traffic dispatcher

 

Subject

 

No of classes
Theory Practice
1. Aviation Legislation 6
2. Operational Procedures 6
3.  Security 6
  Total 18

 

Ground handling supervisor

 

Subject

 

No of classes
Theory Practice
1. Aviation Legislation 6
2. Operational Procedures 6
3.  Security 6
  Total 18

 

 Load control agent

 

Subject

 

No of classes
Theory Practice
1. Aviation Legislation 6
2. Aircraft Mass and Balance 6
3. Operational Procedures 3
4.  Security 3
  Total 18

 

 

Ramp dispatcher

 

Subject

 

No of classes
Theory Practice
1. Aircraft General Knowledge 3 3
2. Aviation Legislation 3  –
3. Operational Procedures 6  –
4.  Security 6  –
5.  Aerodrome Equipment Type  6
  Total 18 9

 

 Equipment operator

 

 

Subject

 

No of classes
Theory Practice
1. Aircraft General Knowledge 3 3
2. Aviation Legislation 6  –
3.  Security 6  –
4. Aerodrome Equipment Type 6
  Total 15 9

  

Passenger service agent

 

Subject

 

No of classes
Theory Practice
1. Aviation Legislation 6  –
2. Operational Procedures 6  –
3.  Security 6  –
  Total 18

 

Aircraft marshaller

 

Subject

 

No of classes
Theory Practice
1. Aircraft General Knowledge 3 3
2. Aviation Legislation 6  –
3.  Security 6  –
4.  Marshalling  – 6
  Total 15 9

 

GPU operator

 

Subject

 

No of classes
Theory Practice
1. Aircraft General Knowledge 3 3
2. Aviation Legislation 6  –
3.  Security 6  –
4.  GPU  – 6
  Total 15 9