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Airport Ground Handling Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
379 GBP
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Unit 1 - What is Ground Handling and Key Skills

  • Importance of ground handling staff
  • Importance of timekeeping
  • Tension between safety and speed
  • 24-hour clock, phonetic alphabet and IATA airport code system

Unit 2 - The Commercial Airport Environment

  • Commercial airport layouts
  • Airside roadways, taxiways and runways
  • Importance of communication

Unit 3 -Airside Safety

  • Importance of airside safety and aircraft danger zones
  • Airside environment risks
  • Health and safety requirements

Unit 4 -Ground Handling Roles

  • Ground handling service roles
  • Key processes in ground handling
  • Safety risks

Unit 5 -Turning and aircraft

  • Aircraft turnaround
  • Effects of delayed turnarounds
  • Common sources of delays
  • Delay avoidance methods
  • Ground handling errors and flight safety

Unit 6 - Workplace Health and Safety in the Context of Ground Handling

  • Manual handling
  • Risk reduction in manual handling
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders and back injury risks
  • Performing manual handling techniques

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Pay Now: GBP 379.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 71.85 with a deposit of GBP
47.90 totalling 479

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