#AVIAssist set for more aviation training sessions in #Kigali and #Nairobi


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on-site aviation safety promotion courses

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There are still places available in three upcoming courses in East Africa. More information below and on the agenda section of our website.
Kigali, Rwanda / 13-17 May – US$ 500
Audit findings indicate that many States have not been able to implement an effective accident and incident investigation system. The findings have been associated, in general, with a lack of resources, both human and financial.

Effective safety management (SMS & SSP) largely depend on the quality of the investigation of reported incidents and safety issues.

Join colleagues from Overland Airways (Nigeria), Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority, South-Sudan, Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority, Zambia Airports Corporation Ltd and Uganda.
Book your place in the 2019 edition of the Aviation Incident Investigation Course at the AviAssist Safety Promotion Center (ASPC)-Rwanda – only a few places left!
The course is co-hosted by the Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure and hosted at ASPC-Rwanda partner the University of Rwanda.

Course topics include

  • ICAO Annex 13 & legal aspects of investigations
  • Risk analysis
  • Accident investigation vs. incident investigation
  • ICAO Incident report format
  • Bad apple theory
  • Data collection
  • Interview techiques
  • Report writing
  • Human factors in safety investigations
  • Safety management
  • Investigation management
  • Protocols to safeguard no-blame approach

Who should attend?
This course is suitable for professionals from Accident & Investigation Authorities, Civil Aviation Authorities, airports, Air Navigation Service Providers and airlines (operators).

For registration, complete and return the attached registration form.

Nairobi, Kenya 9-12 July – US$ 400
Book your place in the 2019 edition of our ground operations safety course, hosted by Kenya Airways at its splendid Pride Centre. A unique in-region opportunity not to be missed!

Register now with the attached form and you will enjoy 12 best practice-rich sessions on improving ground operations safety in your operations and at your airport.
The AviAssist Foundation is the only independent, non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting professionalism in African aviation safety.

Make sure your staff applies international best practices so you don’t have to compromise on efficiency and safety for your clients.

Course topics include:

  • Airport as an operational system & role of ICAO standards
  • Management of ground operations
  • Aircraft turn arounds
  • Airside safety
  • Risk assessment & Safety Management Systems
  • Performance indicators
  • Human Factors
  • Auditing
  • Foreign Object Damage
  • Weight & Balance & load control
  • Safety oversight of ground operations
  • Ground Service Equipment inspection & handling
  • Role of IATA Airport Handling Manual & IATA Ground Operations Manual and the ISAGO standard

Who must attend?

  • Aerodrome safety & certification inspectors
  • Ground handling supervisors and staff
  • Ground Service Provider managers & staff
  • Ramp assistants & supervisors
  • Airside safety officers
  • Auditors
  • Airport operations managers
  • Airport duty managers
  • Members of airport management teams

For more information, see the agenda section of our website.

For registration, complete and return the attached registration form.

All course fees includes a year’s subscription to Africa’s full colour quarterly SafetyFocus magazine.

Kigali, Rwanda 15-18 July – US$ 400
The number of new airport projects and airport expansion projects in Africa is growing rapidly. Airport engineers research, design and oversee the construction, renovation and maintenance of airports.
Airport engineers generally hold a degree in civil, mechanical or structural engineering. This course aims to ease the preparation to transition from general engineering into a fascinating career in airport engineering.
It aims to better equip engineers, airport planners, designers and managers who are responsible for establishing and maintaining safe, efficient and reliable aircraft operations at African airports now and in the future.

The course is hosted at the College of Science and Technology of ASPC-Rwanda partner the University of Rwanda. It is taught in conjunction with one of the leading airport engineering firms in the world with plenty of experience in Africa, NACO from the Netherlands.

Course topics include

  • Airside designs: runways, taxiways and aprons
  • Visual aids and airfield lighting
  • Airside pavement engineering
  • Navigational aids
  • Flight operations perspective to airport engineering

Who should attend?
The course is designed for those who have or should have a role in the effective planning and construction of new airports and airport expansion projects, including: managers, engineers, inspectors, surveyors and specialists of

  • Aerodrome Operators
  • Aerodrome Safety & Standards
  • Airside Operations
  • Engineering
  • Surveying

From (but not limited to) :

  • Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Airport Operators
  • Engineering Contractors
  • City & district planning authorities

For registration, complete and return the attached registration form.

About AviAssist
The AviAssist Foundation is the only non-profit organisation dedicated to providing effective and affordable safety support to the African aviation industry. Our vision is to empower everyone in the industry to master safety promotion skills.

We realise our incredible rates by deploying practising professional volunteers and support from the airlines for their transport as important pillars of our unique status.

Course designs follow international standards as specified by the International Civil Aviation Organization ICAO, leading regulators and leading industry associations.

The ASPC-Rwanda is an initiative from the AviAssist Foundation and a joint undertaking with the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority, RwandAir, the aviation academy of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, the University of Tourism, Technology & Business Studies (UTB) in Kigali, the University of Rwanda and the JAA-TO. The ASPC-Rwanda is growing into East Africa’s leading resource centre for safety promotion, with training courses just one of the services offered.

Help us promote this event: please forward this email to anyone you think should grab this unique opportunity. As an independent, non-profit organisation, we rely on support of aviation organisations and companies, even if only by attending our great value for money events!

See you in Kigali in May or July or in Nairobi in July!

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