Aircraft Ramp Safety & Human Factors - Train the Trainer

Ramp Safety & Human Factors Train the TrainerWithin the Ramp Environment we have probably the greatest exposure within the aviation system for potential incidents and accidents.

This course focuses both on the implementation and management processes involved in delivering the most effective Ramp Safety Human Factors (RSHF) Training as well as the need to develop personal training skills.

It is an industry specific Three-day program specifically designed for those who need to manage, or deliver specific training in their organizations.

This course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the requirement for effective training within the ramp environment and provides a range of learning techniques to enable your nominated RSHF Trainer to deliver appropriate training within your organization. The course is extremely intensive highly practical, and promotes best training practices.


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The course is a highly participative and stimulates involvement and provides for powerful motivation. To introduce the delegate to training skills and to provide the confidence which can be developed to deliver an effective Training within your organizations.

Who is the Course for?

The course is primarily focused on the needs of the Aviation Training Instructor to be compliant with the obligation to complete Instructional Techniques Training.

The course will also be of interest to persons who are interested in becoming Aviation Technical Instructors or wishing to hone existing skills.

What is the Benefit of this Training – What will I learn?

a) Review the need for an Organisation Training
b) Consider the Adult Learning Experience – Andragogy
c) Understand the best use of instructional tools and techniques to enhance instruction
d) Understand techniques to optimize and deliver practical presentations
e) Focus on the development of your communication skills.
f) Learn how to motivate participants and to maintain attention
g) How to ensure participants active involvement throughout the training.
h Consider group learning and collaborative learning techniques.
i) Stay up to date with industry instructional techniques
j) How to manage difficult students and topics

What Makes Ramp Safety & Human Factors – Train the Trainer Different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations. The author of the training material has more than 25 years’ experience as an auditor across the entire regulatory spectrum.

At Sofema Aviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with Regulations is in fact minimum compliance. Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimisation of our business is where we should see opportunity to drive efficiencies and cost saving.


General Introduction - Aircraft Ramp Safety &
Human Factors Training for Trainers
Airport Ramp Safety Introduction
Background to RS Human Factors
Why do we have RS Human Factors Training?
The RS - HF Trainers Learning Path
Knowles Theory
What is Andragogy - Understanding the Adult Learning
Communicating / Giving Feedback
The Top 12 HF Precursors

Balancing Presentation, Motivation Debate & Discussion
Speaking in Public - Developing your Skills
Creating a Positive Learning Atmosphere
Presenting Workplace RS Human Issues & Precursors
Error, Violations, Blame & Culpability
Managing Trainer Competence
Positive Attributes of a RS HF Trainer
Competency Coaching
Practical Understanding of the Role of Root Cause
Training Safety on the Ramp Theoretical

Hazard Areas & Circle of Safety
A/C Stopping Distance & Engine Numbering
Aircraft Marshalling Signals
Technical Marshalling Signals
Communication with the Aircraft Crew
Actions in the Event of an Emergency
Introduction to Marshalling Equipment, Gloves, Wands etc.
F.O.D. Check, Aircraft Arrival Inspection
Marshalling Techniques, Risk Assessment and Local P
Lesson Planning

Target Groups

This course will be of very significant benefit to current and potential Ramp Safety Trainers who need to have the necessary competence to deliver effective Ramp Safety Training. Training Department Managers and other Training staff will also benefit from attendance at this course.

Learning Objectives

After attending this course, participants should be able to develop a company specific comprehensive Ramp Safety Training program which will satisfy any operator contractual responsibility.

About this course

Course type: Presentation without voice over
Duration equivalent to 3 day classroom training
Category: Train the Trainer
Price: 165 USD


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