Course Detail: SAW-1001 - Airport Wildlife Operations in co-operation with ICAO [SAW-1001]

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This course provides Airport Wildlife Operators an overview of wildlife hazard management strategies, effective tools and operational techniques. The course includes practical examples, Case Studies and hands-on using currently deployed systems in airports.

Who Should Attend

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  • Airport Operators
  • Personnel with responsibilities related to an airport's Wildlife Hazard Management Program
  • Individuals who have interest in aviation and wildlife
  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, the participants will:

    • Describe the history of bird strikes and the associated wildlife hazard management at airports
    • Define the roles and responsibilities of wildlife hazard management team in the framework at airports
    • Define the basics of wildlife identification at airports, including species-specific behavioral patterns of birds
    • Identify the varied attractants at an aerodrome
    • Operate in accordance with general protocols used in bird strike reporting (ICAO standards & requirements)
    • Adopt data collection methods and protocols for wildlife within airports
    • Apply operational techniques for dealing with wildlife within airports
    • Characterize the future technological advancements of airport wildlife hazard management.

    Course Contents

    • History of bird strikes, airport wildlife hazard management, and related trends
    • Role of each member of the airport wildlife team
    • Overview of Mastermark's wildlife framework (Aerodrome wildlife 360)
    • Brief breakdown of the Wildlife Hazard Assessment (WHA) and Wildlife Hazard Management Program (WHMP)
    • Basic wildlife identification techniques, with a focus on bird species found in South East Asia
    • General motivations and behavior patterns of wildlife, with a focus on bird species and migratory patterns in South East Asia
    • Type of habitats within aerodromes and their potential for attracting wildlife
    • Standard wildlife strike reporting protocols according to ICAO standards
    • Guidelines for how data should be collected under a Wildlife Hazard Assessment
    • Introduction to BIRD Tab as an example of a wildlife hazard management data collection system
    • In-depth look into the types of wildlife hazard management techniques used in airports
    • Brief look into the potential systems which may be used in airport wildlife hazard management in the future

    See full course agenda.

    ICAO Reference Material  

    • Airport Services Manual - Part III - Wildlife Hazard Management (Doc 9137P3)
    • Annex 14 - Aerodromes - Volume I - Aerodromes Design and Operations
    • Procedures for Air Navigation Services (PANS) - Aerodromes (Doc 9981)
    • Safety Management Manual (Doc 9859)
    • Airport Planning Manual - Part II - Land Use and Environmental Management (Doc 9184 - Part 2)

    Course Information

    This is hybrid in-person & online synchronous instructor facilitated course with scheduled class times. A reliable internet connection is recommended. Printed certificates are emailed upon completion of the course.

    For payment by bank transfer, please contact

     Session Information: W0524-SAW1001-H1

    Schedule: Every day, starting on 16/05/24 and ending on 17/05/24.
    Times: 09:00am-05:00pm EDT

    Additional Information

    This in-person course will be conducted at ERAU Asia office in Singapore: 75 Bukit Timah Road#02-01Singapore 229833

    Facility Detail

    ERAU Singapore
    75 Bukit Timah Road
    Singapore, SGP 229833