Ground personnel working on the apron, under and around aircraft, heavy machinery and small vehicles, the airside worker must have a strong sense of situational awareness. Airside work covers a number of occupations; baggage handler, marshall, de/anti-icer, re-fueller, wildlife controller, driver , and loader operator.
Knowledge of airside operating procedures, commonly used airside terminology, and aerodrome work is essential. Airside workers need to have a clear understanding of the areas of the apron and airfield, possession of a specialist airside vehicle operator permit, and need to be able to distinguish between the safe and dangerous zones of aircraft.
Pavement Maintenance Worker
De/anit-icer, de/anti icing agent
Aircraft Fueller or Re-fueller
Snow removal agent
Ground handling agent
Emergency Response Personnel
Our industry has identified this career as in-demand, and is looking for certified skilled labourers to fill positions in this role. Use our self-assessment screening tool, and we’ll help you determine what steps you need to take to expedite your certification for Airside Worker.
By completing this assessment, you’ll provide us with everything we need to point you in the right direction to completing your certification. And, once you’re certified, we’re ready to introduce you to employers looking for people with your skills.
Ground and air service providors
In-house training for certification in radio-phony, vehicle operations, safety management systems, airport signage and protocols; security procedures and Standard Operating Procedures.
Airside Worker Safety and Security Workshops
Able to work outdoors in any weather
Familiarity with radio telephony and communication procedures