Aerodrome Accountable Manager
1-day course | London Gatwick & In-company
- Delivered by experienced UK CAA inspectors
- Gain a greater understanding of safety accountability for managers
- Explore the legal aspects of aerodrome safety accountability
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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).
Review of course
Aerodrome Accountable Manager Instructors
Safety Management Systems – Introduction
Safety Management Systems – Principles and Applications
Safety Management Systems – Small Organisations
Aerodrome Accountable Manager
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.