Course aims & objectives
The Principles of Ramp Safety training course provides essential knowledge and skills for individuals working in airside operations, ensuring safe and efficient ramp operations at airports. This course is designed to familiarize participants with the fundamental principles of ramp safety, enabling them to perform their duties with a strong focus on safety.
The course covers the following modules:
Driving Airside: This module focuses on the rules, regulations, and best practices for driving airside. Participants will learn about airside traffic management, speed limits, signage, and communication protocols to ensure safe and responsible driving in the airside environment.
Airport Layout: Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the layout and infrastructure of an airport. This module covers the different areas of an airport, including runways, taxiways, aprons, and parking stands. Participants will learn how to navigate and operate within these areas while adhering to safety protocols.
Circle of Safety: The concept of the Circle of Safety is crucial for ramp operations. This module emphasizes the importance of maintaining a safe distance from aircraft and moving vehicles. Participants will learn about the hazards associated with aircraft operations and how to establish and maintain a safe working zone around aircraft.
Pre-Trip Inspections: This module focuses on the importance of pre-trip inspections for vehicles and equipment used on the ramp. Participants will learn how to conduct thorough inspections to identify any mechanical or safety issues before commencing operations. The module covers essential inspection checkpoints and emphasizes the role of preventive maintenance in ensuring safe and reliable operations.
General Safety: This module provides a comprehensive overview of general safety practices on the ramp. Participants will learn about personal protective equipment (PPE), hazard identification, risk assessment, and the importance of reporting safety concerns. The module emphasizes the need for a safety-oriented mindset and encourages proactive safety practices in all ramp activities.
The Principles of Ramp Safety training course equips participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to prioritize safety in their daily ramp operations. By understanding driving protocols, airport layout, the Circle of Safety concept, conducting pre-trip inspections, and adhering to general safety practices, participants will contribute to a safe working environment for themselves, their colleagues, and the aircraft. Join this course and enhance your understanding of ramp safety principles to ensure smooth and secure ramp operations at airports.