EASA Ground Ops Post Holder Training

The role of Ground Operations Post Holder is a serious and demanding role and needs to satisfy the Regulator via the EASA Form 4 process that the applicant has both appropriate background experience and competencies to support the role.

This course considers in detail the Role and Responsibilities of The Ground Operations Post holder to ensure compliance with EASA regulations.

Typical responsibilities of the Ground Operations Post Holder will of course include ensuring the company’s compliance with EASA regulations and to ensure that the company is following the required procedures .

The Ground Operations Post holder is also responsible for the management of Staff Competence and the effectiveness of the Safety Management System in the Ground Operations environment. In addition he (or she) is responsible for the ongoing development of Operations Procedures, and typically plays a major role in the event of the activation of Emergency Procedures. Additional responsibilities will extend to oversight of the general Safety and Security delivery of Standards.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

- The Role of Ground Operations Postholder
- EASA Regulations General Introduction
- EASA Part OPS Regulatory Overview Regulation 1178/2011 & 965/2012
- The Management System Requirements of Regulation 965/2012
- SMS In an Operations Environment
- How we Measure and Categorize Risk
- Considering Quality & Safety and the role of Performance Auditing
- The Role of IATA AHM and other supporting Documents
- Managing Competence – Human Factors (more than compliance)
- Understanding and Managing Corporate Culture
- Developing Communication Skills in Aviation
- Managing Standards
- Developing Ground Operational Procedures
- Emergency Response Planning

Who is the course for

Post Holders and Nominated persons
Quality Assurance Auditors
CAA Inspectors

Learning Objectives

The course will develop the delegates understanding of Airworthiness Principles, and how they relate to the Regulation 965/2012 Ground Ops Environment.
To support an understanding of the organisations legal obligation for regulatory compliance.
To raise an understanding of the operator monitoring processes in particular within the Quality Safety and Training departments to ensure effective compliance with Part OPS and associated requirements. 

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