SAERCO, the only independent provider of the Apron Management Services, has the approval of the State Aviation Safety Agency (AESA) as an AMS initial training provider, in accordance with Royal Decree 1238/2011, which regulates the service.
The students of this course will receive theoretical and practical training adapted to the real environment of Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport, with trainers and instructors who are currently serving at the airport.
The theoretical training lasts approximately four weeks. The contents of this phase are included in RD 1238/2011, and are as follows:
The students will then receive practical training, lasting approximately one month, in a synthetic environment practically identical to Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport. The five knowledge skills acquired with this training are:
The following are the minimum requirements to be met by all candidates for initial AMS training:
Candidates for the initial training courses of the management service in the platform should:
In the case of students having previous training such as Air Traffic Controller Officer (ATCO) or Aerodrome Flight Information Service Officer (AFISO), certain subjects or parts of them may be validated.