Aircraft Maintenance Personnel

These courses are designed for personnel who are involved in the inspection, and maintenance, of aircraft and include HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) programs applicable to aircraft maintenance. (HSE Courses are SAQA approved where required).
Courses include EWIS (Electrical Wiring interconnect System), FTS (Fuel Tank Safety), FOD (Foreign Object Damage/Debris), as well as Working in poor lighting, Heat Stress Prevention, Manual Handling and Lifting, and more.
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Aircraft Refuelling for Pilots and Refuelling Assistants

Aircraft Refuelling for Pilots and Refuelling Assistants

Course OverviewCourse Duration: Hours at your own pace Course Price: R1200 per personThis training program is designed for pilots, including those that are involved in operations where refuelling is conducted via drums. The course will provide guidance on the...

DG (Dangerous Goods)

The (DG) Dangerous Goods Awareness training program provides flight deck, cabin crew, and ground crew with the knowledge and understanding of the Provisions for DG carried by passengers or crew, knowledge of hidden DG, the IATA list of dangerous goods, Marking and Labelling of DG, DG Packaging and incompatible DG and emergency response procedures.

EWIS – Electrical Wiring Interconnect System

EWIS – Electrical Wiring Interconnect System

This EWIS – Electrical Wiring Interconnect System course covers 14 CFR part 25 aircraft, covering subjects such as EWIS policy and practices, primary factors associated with EWIS degradation, information on TC/STC data package requirements, EWIS selection and protection, routing, splicing and termination practices and EWIS maintenance concepts (including performing an EWIS general visual inspection).

Fuel Tank Safety

Fuel Tank Safety

Fuel Tank Safety Training is required for all involved in Continued Airworthiness Management and Maintenance of Aircraft Fuel Systems, an understanding of in-service maintenance of fuel tank ignition sources, suppression and flammability reduction features, Nitrogen Inerting Systems and safety precautions.

HFAME – Human Factor for AME’s – Initial

HFAME – Human Factor for AME’s – Initial

Human Factor training for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers is designed to focus on the human factor in this role, and human errors made by maintenance personnel.
Providing learners with tools to improve communication, decision-making, mind-state management, compliance, assertiveness, and a range of other skills required to reduce error and adequately manage threats that accompany flight operations.

HFAME – Human Factor for AME’s – Recurrency

HFAME – Human Factor for AME’s – Recurrency

The Human Factor Aircraft Maintenance for Engineers recurrency program is a refresher on the causes and impact of Human error on flight safety. The program will provide you with the latest research in aviation maintenance errors and new perspectives on strategies to reduce human error.

FOD – Foreign Object Damage / Debris

FOD – Foreign Object Damage / Debris

Foreign Object Damage or FOD is a serious threat to aircraft operations. This course is designed for all personnel working airside, in and around fixed-wing and rotor-wing aircraft, to help them understand the sources, nature, procedures, risks, and potential consequences of FOD, and the impact on safety.

MEL – Minimum Equipment List

MEL – Minimum Equipment List

The MEL (Minimum Equipment List) course will familiarize candidates with the formatting, referencing, accessing, interpreting, use of, and regulations pertaining to an Aircraft MEL (Minimum Equipment List).

MPP (Maintenance Planning Principles)

MPP (Maintenance Planning Principles)

The Maintenance Planning Principles Training Program is designed for those required to perform maintenance planning and scheduling tasks. The course covers Aircraft Maintenance Legislation and guidelines for maintenance planning, record keeping, maintenance logs, tracking, and inventory controls.

AME Working in Poor Lighting

AME Working in Poor Lighting

The Working in Poor Lighting course is designed for maintenance personnel who may be required to undertake tasks in poor lighting conditions. Candidates will understand the definition of poor lighting, hazards involved in working in poor lighting, glare and poorly distributed light, controls, testing, and correcting poor lighting.

AMM (Aviation Maintenance Management)

AMM (Aviation Maintenance Management)

Navigating the Aircraft Technical and General subject matter without guidance and expert knowledge has proved to be difficult for those in the process of successfully completing their commercial pilot license. This course explains this subject matter in an easy-to-understand format.

AVSEC Ground Crew (Aviation Security)

AVSEC Ground Crew (Aviation Security)

Aviation Security Training is essential for ground crew with ever-increasing security threats. They are the last line of defence against a potential security risk of ‘getting airborne’. This course provides an understanding of what to be on the alert for, dealing with a bomb or hijacking threat, and how to develop a higher level of vigilance.

WHMP – Wildlife Hazard Management Plan (CAP 9137)

WHMP – Wildlife Hazard Management Plan (CAP 9137)

This Aerodrome Wildlife Hazard Management training program was developed for aerodrome operators and personnel since birds and wildlife are a serious hazard. Outlining what should be done to address this hazard and implement a successful WHMP is developed in accordance with ICAO Doc 9137 – Airport Services manual – Part 3 – 5th Edition 2020.

LVO – Low Visibility Operations

LVO – Low Visibility Operations

The Low Visibility Operation (LVO) course details all subject matter applicable to operators when experiencing poor visibility situations. These include ATC duties during a CAT III Approach, Airborne ILS Equipment, Ground Equipment Required for the ILS, Flying the CAT III Approach and Low Visibility take-off to name a few.

SMS Initial (Safety Management System)

SMS Initial (Safety Management System)

Safety Management remains at the forefront on how organisations can make aviation travel safer. The objective of this course is to equip the new Safety Officers with skills required to manage the safety system within an airline or air operation, and this course is developed in alignment with the IATA Safety Management System Guidelines.

SMS Recurrency (Safety Management System)

SMS Recurrency (Safety Management System)

This SMS Recurrency (Safety Management Systems) course is designed to ensure safety officers and Safety Managers remain current on the latest Safety Management System Concepts.

SMS Introduction (Safety Management System)

SMS Introduction (Safety Management System)

The Safety Management System – Introductory course provides airline and airport personnel with an understanding of an SMS system. For SMS personnel to be successful, all staff need to support the policies and procedures implemented by the Safety Committee. This introductory course provides sufficient information to provide that support.

QA (Quality Assurance)

QA (Quality Assurance)

In aviation, Quality Assurance is key. All activities are required by the regulatory authorities to be adequately managed and controlled through a well-developed and implemented quality assurance program, including, principles of Quality Assurance, preparation and implementation of a quality manual/system and quality assurance documentation, and ensuring all QA procedures are in place and complied with.

RCA (Root Cause Analysis)

RCA (Root Cause Analysis)

This course aims to show how Root Cause Analysis is an effective tool for finding the true or actual cause of events, facilitating effective corrective action and preventing their recurrence.

ERP – Emergency Response Planning

ERP – Emergency Response Planning

The ERP – Emergency Response Plan program provides personnel with the required knowledge, procedures, and policies for handling an Emergency. Responding requires a coordinated effort between all personnel, emergency response committees, task and reaction groups, and specialists. The survival of an air operation after such an event depends greatly on handling an Emergency correctly.

LZO (Landing Zone Officer)

LZO (Landing Zone Officer)

This Landing Zone Officer (LZO) training program is designed to educate Personnel assisting helicopter pilots in the selection of landing zones, landing zone set-up, and helicopter preparation including refueling, fuel inspection, passenger briefings, and cargo sling hook-up procedures. Safety around helicopters and procedures to follow when assisting flight crew with loading and offloading/disembarking of passengers.

OWO (Offshore Weather Observer)

OWO (Offshore Weather Observer)

This Offshore Weather Observer training program is designed to provide the knowledge and understanding of Meteorology, and its effect on flight safety for those who will perform the duties of a Weather Observer for Offshore Helicopter Operations.

CATS & CARS Familiarization

CATS & CARS Familiarization

CATS & CARS Familiarization assists in understanding the legislative structure, design, documentation, amendments, and communication, highlighting the connectivity between the Civil Aviation Technical Standards (CATS) and Civil Aviation Regulations (CARs), focussing on PART 91 / PART 121 / PART 135 and PART 127.

FRMS – Fatigue Risk Management System

FRMS – Fatigue Risk Management System

Fatigue plays a significant role in aircraft incidents. This course covers topics on personal strategies, understanding consequences, and contributing factors to fatigue, as well as the potential of poor shift systems design, and reporting protocols. It outlines symptoms of fatigue including shift systems design, reporting protocols, and symptoms for managing your fatigue.

Train-The-Trainer

The Train the Trainer course is aimed at new instructors with the primary focus being the trainer and his/her presentation skills, including how to compile and present a training lecture, impart the required information competently, logically, and with clarity, common problems, and challenges and dealing with unique situations and personalities in the classroom environment.

Supervisor Safety Training Level 1

Supervisor Safety Training Level 1

The Supervisor safety training program Level 1 prepares supervisors to recognize factors with accident potential. Supervisors are responsible for frequent inspections of job sites, work methods, and materials/equipment used, and are required to understand and apply the OSH Act principles and ensure the implementation of these in the work environment.

SO SHEQ (Safety Officer)

SO SHEQ (Safety Officer)

This SO SHEQ (Safety Officer) training program is designed for both novice and experienced learners, expected to perform Safety officer functions. Designated personnel should know the correct methods, procedures, and safety aspects related to these activities so that they are competent to identify good and bad, safe and unsafe practices during their supervision day/shift.

OHSMAN – Occupational Health and Safety Management (SA)

OHSMAN – Occupational Health and Safety Management (SA)

OHSMAN (Occupational Health & Safety Management) program provides learners with the knowledge to apply HSE principles to design, implement and maintain quality management programs related to HSE. Learners of this Unit Standard will be capable of discussing and understanding Safety Theories and Principles, and apply fundamentals of Risk Management, and applying safety, health & environment management systems.

Leadership Training

Leadership Training

The Leadership course identifies and enhances all the skills required to become a strong, fair, and successful Leader within an organization. Someone people look up to and who guides the workforce toward a safe, productive environment.

People Skills

People Skills

Course OverviewCourse Duration: 2 Days Course Price: 1850 per personAs individuals working for Airlines, we need to understand how important the following are: Your role in the aviation industry. Your various responsibilities in respect of Safety and Service that come...

Working in Confined Spaces

Working in Confined Spaces

On successful completion of the Working in Confined Spaces training course, candidates will understand the potential hazards of working in confined spaces, PPE required, Permit to Work, and LOTO activities relating to this risk and other hazard control measures.

PTW (Permit to Work)

PTW (Permit to Work)

Permit to Work (PTW) is used to control specific high-risk activities on worksites and high-risk environments.
Candidates will understand the importance of a PTW system, the content, and procedures to ensure the effective and efficient use of a PTW system, ensuring safe practices for authorized personnel and referenced documentation is followed.

LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out)

LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out)

A Lock Out Tag Out procedure is a safety system used to prevent accidental or unauthorized access to electrical power sources that are undergoing maintenance or other work. This training program has been developed for all personnel required to work with LOTO equipment and systems.

HIRA – Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

HIRA – Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993, requires employers to maintain a work environment that is safe and without risk to the health of workers.
The SAQA approved Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment program provides an understanding and prevention of workplace hazards, informing workers of hazards, working safely, and providing protective measures for safe workplaces.

Hazardous Chemical Handling

Hazardous Chemical Handling

This SAQA Approved Hazardous Chemicals Handling training program is designed for both novice and experienced learners who may be expected to receive, handle and store hazardous chemicals, safely while performing their daily duties.

Emergency Awareness and Evacuation

Emergency Awareness and Evacuation

The SAQA approved Emergency Awareness and Evacuation Awareness training program ensures a controlled response to an emergency. Outlining a well-structured Emergency Preparedness Plan and providing information on the duties and responsibilities of emergency personnel, documentation required, and communication to coordinate emergency response effectively.

DAMP AME (Drug and Alcohol Management Plan)

DAMP AME (Drug and Alcohol Management Plan)

The Drug and Alcohol Management AME Plan aids Aircraft Maintenance Personnel with a substance addiction, or the development thereof.
Providing guidance in actions to take, available assistance, understanding of the physical, psychological, and social impact on employers and those close to them, and guidance when suspecting a colleague is influenced by drugs or alcohol.

CATS & CARS For AMEs

CATS & CARS For AMEs

Our CATS & CARS AME course allows staff to understand the legislative structure, highlighting the connectivity between the Civil Aviation technical standards and Civil Aviation regulations, allowing maintenance personnel to be familiar with regulations applicable to Maintenance crews. PART 91 / PART 121 / PART 135 / PART 127 / PART 66 / and PART 145.

AME Manual Handling and Lifting

AME Manual Handling and Lifting

The Manual Handling and Lifting course is developed for Maintenance Personnel who have strenuous Manual Handling and Lifting duties, and gives insight into the injuries caused by lifting heavy objects, providing guidance on suitable postures to adopt, as well as the importance of using the correct tools and equipment.

AME Heat Stress Prevention

AME Heat Stress Prevention

The Heat Stress Prevention training program ensures maintenance personnel have the knowledge and understanding of Heat Stress, Heat Stroke and other Heat related health concerns, encouraging workers to take this hazard seriously and help employees understand the actions required in the event of staff suffering from this condition.

Aircraft Technical and General

Aircraft Technical and General

Navigating the Aircraft Technical and General subject matter without guidance and expert knowledge has proved to be difficult for those in the process of successfully completing their commercial pilot license. This course explains this subject matter in an easy-to-understand format.

Airside Induction

Airside Induction

Course OverviewCourse Duration: ½ Day Course Price: R1550 per personThis program provides you with an understanding of all aspects concerning safely working airside at an airport. The course includes the prevention and management of fire hazards, driving rules and...

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Cancellation Policy

Course bookings may be cancelled up to the day prior to the course date.  It can be done via WhatsApp or email, or telephonically.  We do not charge a cancellation fee, as we understand rosters change last minute and flight delays etc.  We just ask you to please, let us know. 

Code of Conduct

Timely arrival for the training is requested. Please note that the courses have an Aviation Authority-specified minimum number of training hours, so starting on time is imperative.

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Accreditations

SACAA, CAAB (Botswana), Mozambique, Namibia, DRC, Zimbabwe, Angola, Zambia.

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90 Fourth Road
Chartwell, Fourways
Johannesburg, South Africa

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Cranfield also offers a range of online e-learning courses. Click here to access our online aviation training courses.

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Cancellation Policy

Course bookings may be cancelled up to the day prior to the course date.  It can be done via WhatsApp or email, or telephonically.  We do not charge a cancellation fee, as we understand rosters change last minute and flight delays etc.  We just ask you to please, let us know. 

Code of Conduct

Timely arrival for the training is requested. Please note that the courses have an Aviation Authority-specified minimum number of training hours, so starting on time is imperative. 

Read Full Policy Here

Accreditations

SACAA Approval, CAAB (Botswana) Approval, Mozambique, Namibia, DRC, Zimbabwe Approval, Angolan Approval, Zambian Approval.

Address

90 Fourth Road
Chartwell, Fourways
Johannesburg, South Africa

GET IN TOUCH

Contact us with any enquiry you may have. For your convenience you can send an online enquiry, email or phone us.

Learn Online

Cranfield also offers a range of online e-learning courses. Click here to access our online aviation training courses.

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Cancellation Policy

Course bookings may be cancelled up to the day prior to the course date.  It can be done via WhatsApp or email, or telephonically.  We do not charge a cancellation fee, as we understand rosters change last minute and flight delays etc.  We just ask you to please, let us know. 

Code of Conduct

Timely arrival for the training is requested. Please note that the courses have an Aviation Authority-specified minimum number of training hours, so starting on time is imperative. The use of cell phones during training is frowned upon (discouraged).  If you are ‘on call’,  please put your phone on ‘silent’ on your desk and leave the room to take the call.  Courses held at Cranfield are all interactive and your instructor will encourage participation, where appropriate. We provide a light lunch between courses which is included in the price, is not compulsory and you are welcome to bring your own if you have dietary challenges (preferences). We have delegates from all over our continent with different beliefs, dress codes, and everyone is very welcome.

Accreditations

SACAA Approval, CAAB (Botswana) Approval, Mozambique, Namibia, DRC, Zimbabwe Approval, Angolan Approval, Zambian Approval.