The Aerodromes and Ground Aids (AGA) online course assists aviation experts in preparing for Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme Continuous Monitoring Approach (USOAP CMA) activities, particularly in audits within the area of Aerodromes and Ground Aids.
The Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) Continuous Monitoring Approach (CMA) provides a mechanism for ICAO to collect and analyze safety information from Member States and other stakeholders in order to identify and prioritize appropriate oversight and monitoring activities to be carried out by ICAO.
The Aerodromes and Ground Aids (AGA) online course will enable you to gain knowledge on auditing techniques to be applied and enhance your competencies in the area of AGA related to USOAP. The course focuses specifically on identifying Protocol Questions, developing related auditing techniques, and exploring key documents and guidance material.
Recognize the essential content of the protocol questions in the area of aerodromes and ground aids (AGA)
Explore the associated ICAO documents
- Annex 14, Volumes I and II
- Aerodrome-related manuals
- Aerodrome-related circulars
Discover key information to seek and verify
Review shortcomings frequently discovered during a CMA audit.
Section 1: State’s Legislation and Regulations
Section 2: Organization, Staffing and Training of the Aerodrome Regulatory Authority
Section 3: Procedures, Guidelines and Tools
Section 4: Aerodrome Certification
Section 5: Surveillance and Resolution or Safety Concerns
Section 6: Evidence for Aerodrome and Ground Aids Technical Protocol Questions
Primary Target Population
Prospective ICAO auditors and ICAO Coordinated Validation Mission (ICVM) experts
State aviation safety personnel who neither have a nomination letter nor meet the criteria to become potential USOAP CMA auditors yet wish to enhance their competencies
Experts working for the ICAO Technical Co-operation Bureau (TCB)
Other aviation industry professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge in one of the audit areas related to the USOAP CMA