Aerodrome Accountable Manager – Virtual Training

Aerodrome Accountable Manager – Virtual Training

1-day course | Virtual Training
  • Virtual training delivery during COVID-19
  • Delivered by experienced UK CAA inspectors
  • Gain a greater understanding of safety accountability for managers
  • Explore the legal aspects of aerodrome safety accountability
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Start Date Venue Cost Availability Book
05/05/2021 Online £479.75 More than 5 places Book
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Course overview

Virtual Training during COVID-19

As part of our commitment to supporting your learning and development in a COVID-19 environment, we are pleased to inform you that this course will be delivered virtually using WebEx video conferencing by Cisco. This means you will still get the same level of expert, award-winning training that you expect from CAAi, but from the safety and convenience of your remote working location. Our face-to-face classroom courses resume in October 2020 with special COVID-19 measures in place.

The course will be streamed live, starting at 09:00 am (UK time). Please see below for other time zones.

  • London: 09:00
  • Kuwait City: 12:00
  • Bangkok: 16:00
  • Singapore: 17:00
  • Canberra: 19:00


What is Aerodrome Accountable Manager?

The aerodrome accountable manager is a person nominated by the aerodrome operator and has the authority for ensuring that all activities can be financed and carried out in accordance with the applicable requirements. The aerodrome accountable manager is responsible for establishing, implementing, maintaining and promoting an effective safety management system.

Course Overview

Accountable Managers and their senior staff have a pivotal role to play in aerodrome safety. This course, delivered by experienced UK CAA Inspectors, is based on ICAO, EASA and UK CAA documentation and requirements around the role of the Accountable Manager, and others responsible for safety.

The course is interactive, with group activities and open discussion.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for Senior Managers at aerodromes, or those seeking to hold such a post. It is also relevant to Managers of ground handling organisations. Regulatory personnel involved in inspection of Aerodromes may also find this course beneficial.

Key topics

This training course will include the following topics:

  • Regulatory requirements and regulatory compliance (ICAO,EASA)
  • Accountability and Responsibility
  • Role of the Accountable Manager
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Third Party accountability issues
  • Legal considerations related to incidents and accidents

Course objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will have gained a greater understanding of safety accountability for managers through interactive group discussions and group exercises and be able to:

  • Define the role of an Aerodrome Accountable Manager
  • Explain the requirements related to safety accountability
  • Recognise accountabilities in the management of safety
  • Describe the related third-party issues
  • Recognise the legal aspects related to safety accountability


Delegates should be familiar with the operational requirements and issues relevant to their area of responsibility.

Further reading

EASA Regulations relating to Aerodromes
UK Aerodromes that fall within the scope of EASA will be subject to regulations set by EU/EASA. Open to public use and which serve commercial air transport and where operations using instrument approach or departure procedures are provided.

ICAO Annex Booket
(See page 25-26 for Annex 14 – Aerodromes).

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Web Aerodrome Accountable Manager (Virtual) 05/05/2021 05/05/2021 Online £479.75 More than 5 places Book

Aerodrome Accountable Manager Instructors

Aerodrome Accountable Manager Instructors

Neil Gray

Neil Gray

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Neil is a Principal Aerodrome Inspector in the UK CAA. He leads a team of Inspectors whose role is to oversee the compliance and safety performance of the UK aerodrome operators with International, European and UK standards, with particular focus on Safety Management Systems (SMS).

Neil is the UK CAA’s focal point for the SMS, he has been instrumental in the development of the UK CAA’s SMS evaluation process, and he took a lead role in a programme that evaluates the suitability and effectiveness of SMS at all UK certificated aerodromes.

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