Training Masterclasses

Together with Twiga Aero we are running 2 Training Masterclasses after the 3rd African GHI Conference:

  • SGHA Master Class
  • Risk-Based Approach to Reduce Aircraft Ground Damage
Course Date Duration Regular price Early bird price* Both Masterclasses
SGHA Master Class 29th September 1 day US$ 1,190 .00 US$ 995.00 US$ 1,490.00
Risk-Based Approach to Reduce Aircraft Ground Damage 28th September- Afternoon 0.5 days US$ 590.00 US$ 495.00 US$ 1,490.00

* valid until 18th August

IATA Standard Ground Handling Agreement

Duration: 1 day (6 training hours)
Date: 29th September

Overview:
Airlines are outsourcing more than 90% of their ground handling operations across their networks. IATA standard ground handling agreement (SGHA) & service level agreements (SLA) are a 'must have' to ensure seamless & safe operations. In this course, participants will understand the essence of these agreements to draft and tailor- make agreements that reflect clear customer requirements, service obligations & limits of liability to create a win - win situation.

Objectives:
Using the latest IATA Standard Ground Handling Agreement (SGHA) & SLA as a base, participants will:

  • Understand the framework for & benefits for establishing an IATA SGHA
  • Identify the key elements of the SGHA
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of the contract and translate them into operational requirements for ground operations
  • Leam how to interpret the liability cause, consequential loss & navigate contractual issues

Outline:

  • The history & evolution of ground operations
  • Key definitions & terminology
  • Structure of the SGHA
  • Elements of the Main Agreement
  • Elements of the Annex A
  • Elements of the Annex B
  • The Liability clause & consequence Loss explained
  • Practical exercises in drafting an IATA SGHA
  • Case studies to interpret & resolve contractual issues

Target Audience:
This course is open to the pubic providing great benefit to:

  • Current students
  • Recent graduates
  • Aviation professionals
  • Aviation organizations (airlines, airport authorities, ground service providers, General Sales Agents with oversight in ground operations, aviation security firms)
  • Insurance firms, brokers & underwriters providing aviation insurance services

Evaluation:
Participants will undertake an exam at the end of the course.

Instructional aids:
Presentations, case studies, group exercises & discussions

Risk-Based Approach to Reduce Aircraft Ground Damage

Duration: 1/2 day (4 training hours)
Date: 28th September, afternoon

Overview:
The classic iceberg shows that numerous near misses result in an accident. Without a proper hazard identification, risk mitigation and root cause analysis, the accident will re-occur. This masterclass unveils the practical approach taken to gain intelligence and drive change. Case studies used will highlight the value of conducting operational and GSE risk assessments. It will also provide insight on how to conduct effective investigations and identify root causes.

Objectives:
Using case studies, participants will learn how to:

  • Investigate ground operations incidents, accidents and near misses
  • Find different ways to gather and validate information required during investigations
  • Identify casual factors and analyse them
  • Establish a root cause analysis programme
  • Develop robust recommendations that will assist in eliminating the sources of incidents and accidents

Outline:

  • Key terms & definitions
  • The accident pyramid & the safety framework
  • The investigation process and techniques
  • Gathering and validating factual reporting
  • Investigation reporting
  • Establishing a root cause analysis programme
  • Root cause analysis of case studies to:
    • Resolve ground operations inefficiencies
    • Resolve audit findings
    • Resolve ground operations safety incidents, accidents and near misses
  • Case study of a GSE risk assessment

Target Audience:
This course is open to the pubic providing great benefit to:

  • Current students
  • Recent graduates
  • Aviation professionals
  • Aviation organizations (airlines, airport authorities, ground service providers, General Sales Agents with oversight in ground operations, aviation security firms)
  • Insurance firms, brokers & underwriters providing aviation insurance services

Instructional aids:
Presentations, case studies, group discussions & Q&A session