Airside Training Academy (ATA) offers training courses to provide knowledge, develop skills and introduce trainees to safe operating techniques on airside vehicles. These courses are offered on various vehicle simulator range giving an opportunity to move from passive to active learning.
Courses offered are Ramp Safety Induction, Airside Driving Skills and Operating Ground Staff Equipment. These courses are offered on various airside vehicle simulator ranges namely Baggage tractor, Pushback, Catering Truck and more.
RAMP SAFETY INDUCTION
The aim of this course is to provide basic knowledge on how to perform functions on the ramp safely. This course has been designed for all personnel involved in ramp handling to train new employees involved in ramp handling and provide refresher skills for current employees
- Understand ramp handling standards and procedures
- Identify potential hazards while working near an aircraft
- Identify hazards and preventive measures while working on ERA
- Safe work practices on ramp
- Personal safety and behavior
AIRSIDE DRIVING SKILLS
The aim of this course is to provide individuals the knowledge and skills to drive on an airside safely. This course has been designed for all individuals who are expected to drive on an airside and near an aircraft as a part of their job.
- Airside familiarization
- Responsibilities of an airside driver
- Airside safety regulations
- Pre driving checks
- Driving in normal weather
- Low visibilities operation
- Procedures for vehicle breakdown and emergencies
- Safe parking techniques
OPERATING GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT
The aim of this course is to introduce the trainees to safe operating techniques for the following listed ground handling equipment’s.
This course will introduce different driving techniques while towing and reversing dollies and trolleys. The lists of equipment included for training are baggage tractor, catering truck, passenger bus, fire trucks and fuel truck.
The aim of this course is to provide the skills and knowledge required to safely drive and operate a pushback tractor.
AIRSIDE VEHICLE SIMULATOR RANGE
Airside Training Academy provides training on a wide range of airside vehicle simulator. To mention a few, Baggage Tractor, Cobus, Pushback – Tow Bar, Catering Truck, Passenger Bus, Patrolling Vehicle, Fire Truck and SUV.