AVIAssist is getting ready for two more courses in #Nairobi and #Kigali

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Hurry, there are just 3 weeks left to register for the Ground Operations Safety course in Nairobi and our Airport Engineering course in Kigali. Two unique in-region opportunities not to be missed! The Ground Operations safety course only has 6 seats left, the airport engineering just a few more.

The AviAssist Foundation is the only independent, non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting professionalism in African aviation safety.

9-12 July Ground Operations Safety course
This second edition will be hosted by Kenya Airways at their Pride Centre with support from Saferground and Viggo. A unique in-region opportunity not to be missed!

The AviAssist Foundation is the only independent, non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting professionalism in African aviation safety.

Aerodrome certification of 229 international aerodromes is one of the focus areas of ICAO in Africa. Make sure your staff applies international best practices so you don’t have to compromise on efficiency and safety for your clients. This course will teach the knowledge, understanding & applications of ground operations safety standards, working both on the basis of ICAO aerodrome certification standards and IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations standards.

Target audience:

  • 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 a course brochure, flyer & nomination form, click here to visit the agenda section of our website.
For registration, complete and return the attached nomination form.

The course fee includes a year’s subscription to Africa’s full colour quarterly SafetyFocus magazine.

15-18 July Introduction to Airport Engineering course
Kigali, Rwanda – US $ 400
The launch edition of this course will be hosted by the School of Engineering of the University of Rwanda, our latest ASPC-Rwanda partner. This course is sponsored by the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management with expertise from NACO Airport Consultancy and Engineering and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

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. They 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 will 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.

This course provides you with an understanding of the key principles and practices relating to airport engineering. You will be introduced to the appropriate and relevant regulatory requirements and to the relevant ICAO standards and the most commonly adopted international design standards.

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

It is also suitable for advanced students of engineering who want to pursue a career in the airport industry.

For a course brochure, flyer & nomination form, click here to visit the agenda section of our website.
For registration, complete and return the attached nomination form.

The course fee includes a year’s subscription to Africa’s full colour quarterly SafetyFocus magazine.

Help us promote these events: 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 Nairobi or Kigali in July!

Tom Kok
Director

About AviAssist
The AviAssist Foundation is the only non-profit organisation dedicated to providing impartial, independent, expert safety guidance and resources for the African aviation industry.
We realise our incredible rates by deploying practising professional volunteers and support from the airlines for their transport as important pillars of our independent, non-profit status.

The course designs follow international standards as specified by the International Civil Aviation Organization ICAO, leading regulators from across the world and leading industry associations.

When it comes to our courses, our impact is that we bring courses and events for which there are currently no commercially feasible alternatives in the countries or sub-regions where the events are held. You can read more about our ‘after course support’ for our learners in our course catalogue that you can access by clicking here.

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 UTB University in Kigali and the University of Rwanda. The ASPC-Rwanda is growing into East Africa’s leading resource centre for safety promotion, with training courses just one of the services offered.

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