AOC Accountable Manager & Nominated Person

1-day course | Virtual, Classroom & In-company
  • Classroom course in London Gatwick
  • Practical group discussion on regulations applicable to AOC holder
  • Improve team management and communication
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Start Date Venue Cost Availability Book
04/10/2023 Online £479.75 More than 5 places Book
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Course overview

What is AOC Accountable Manager?

An Air Operator Certificate (AOC) Accountable Manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining an effective management system and for ensuring that all activities can be financed and carried out in accordance with the applicable regulations.  He or she is directly accountable for the safety of the organisation.

Course Overview

This course provides delegates with the requirements and expectations for AOC positions of Accountable Manager, Nominated Persons as defined in ORO.AOC.135, Safety Manager, and Compliance Monitoring Manager. Delegates will be introduced to the appropriate regulations that apply to AOC holders and will benefit from a greater understanding of their responsibilities. The course is based on ICAO, & UK CAA documentation and requirements.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for Accountable Managers, Nominated Persons, Safety Managers, and Compliance Monitoring Managers or those seeking to hold such a post within an Air Operator.

Key topics

This training course will include the following topics:

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Regulatory developments
  • Safety Management
  • Compliance monitoring
  • Communication
  • Team Management
  • Standards and Procedures

Course objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will develop a good understanding of:

  • Expectations and requirements for an AOC’s key management personnel
  • Regulations applicable to AOC holder
  • Content and format of the NAA interview


Delegates are requested to be prepared to discuss any their experiences relevant to their role within the AOC operation.

Delegates should familiarise themselves with the ANO and EASA regulations as retained and amended by the UK Withdrawal Act 2018, in particular the contents of ORO.GEN. 110, ORO.GEN.200 and 210, and ORO.AOC.135.


Candidates should have an understanding of the operational requirements and issues that are relevant to their area of responsibility.

Delivery Methods: Classroom and Virtual

This course can delivered virtually or face-to-face in classroom at our London Gatwick training centre.

Browse the table below to select your preferred date, delivery method and location (classroom only). If you can not find your preferred form of delivery and date, please contact us.

Course type:

  • Web = Virtual online delivery using WebEx video conferencing. We have applied a 5% discount to all our virtual course deliveries. Unless stated otherwise, our virtual courses are streamed live, starting at 09:00 am (UK time).
  • Class = A face-to-face classroom course delivered in the location listed in the “venue” column. In light of COVID-19, please check your eligibility and our COVID-19 measures.
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We can also tailor this training courses to suit an organisation’s individual training requirements. These bespoke training packages can be delivered virtually or onsite in a classroom at a client’s international location. Contact us for more information.

Course Type Course Name Start Date End Date Venue Cost Availability Book
Web AOC Accountable Manager & Nominated Person 04/10/2023 04/10/2023 Online £479.75 More than 5 places Book
Class AOC Accountable Manager & Nominated Person 05/03/2024 05/03/2024 London Gatwick £505.00 More than 5 places Book

AOC Accountable Manager and Nominated Person Instructors

AOC Accountable Manager and Nominated Person Instructors

Richard Miller

AOC Accountable Manager and Nominated Person Instructors

Andrew Varley

Richard Miller

AOC Accountable Manager and Nominated Person
Introduction to International Air Law

Captain Richard Miller has over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry in both an operational and regulatory environment. His airline experience includes UK and Overseas based organisations on a range of aircraft, including Airbus and Boeing types. While working for the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA); Captain Miller’s responsibilities have included the safety oversight of large and small air transport organisations as well as a ‘Seconded National Expert’ in the European aviation system. In his current role, Captain Richard Miller’s responsibilities include the provision of a wide range of specialist advice and training in an International operational environment.


Andrew Varley

EASA Part 145 Maintenance Training Approval
EASA Part M Continuing Airworthiness
EASA Part CAMO (Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation approval)
AOC Accountable Manager and Nominated Person
Introduction to International Air Law

Andrew has been working in the aviation industry for 47 years, in the areas of aircraft maintenance, continuing airworthiness and as a safety regulator. Andrew is a qualified aircraft maintenance engineer with 17 years of aircraft maintenance experience, on multiple aircraft types, in various roles.

Andrew has been part of the UK CAA for 30 years. During this time he worked with foreign Civil Aviation Authorities and Governments on improving safety standards and levels of compliance with ICAO standards.

Andrew has vast experience of the implementation and application of UK CAA and EASA requirements and he brings this experience to all the courses that he delivers.

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