Explore the principles of terminal design, manage capacity, and support your terminal operations through infrastructure design.
A unique course created to meet a demand clearly stated by employers for graduates skilled and qualified in airport business development, planning, design, operations and environmental management.
What you will learn
Upon completing this course you will be able to:
- Participate actively in planning and optimization projects by addressing terminal design issues
- Improve how you integrate user and technical infrastructure requirements into your terminal
- Identify terminal capacity and Level of Service (LOS)
- Identify opportunities for infrastructure improvements that can increase passenger convenience and revenue
- Airport terminal conceptual design
- Terminal capacity, demand analysis and LOS
- Computer simulation of terminal flows
- Terminal operations support systems
- Baggage handling systems
- Terminal security planning and facilitation
- Airport access and landside facilities
- Automated People Mover (APM) and Passenger Boarding Bridge (PBB)
- Low cost terminal design concept
- This course provides 30 days (40 hours) of instruction.
- Student performance will be based on an assessment
- Participants should have prior knowledge of airport business and operations
- Recommended level is Professional and Management
- The recommended level of language proficiency is for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.
Who should attend
This course is recommended for:
- Facility planners
- Terminal operators
Why this course?
In addition to management, communication, team work and research skills, you will attain the following learning outcomes from this course:
- A systematic understanding of relevant international and national regulations and the ability to explain their effects on airport business, planning, design, operations and safety management decisions
- A critical awareness of the key issues that affect users of airport facilities (e.g. airlines and retailers) and the ability to explain the impact of their commercial pressures, strategic decisions and priorities on airport business, planning, design, operations and safety management decisions
- How to identify, analyse and design solutions in order to address a given research problem within the context of airport planning and management, having regard to regulatory constraints and commercial and environmental imperatives
- Undertake and successfully complete a substantial programme of independent research, applying robust methods of data collection and analysis, and communicating the findings coherently.
Working in an airport environment offers varied and exciting career possibilities. Graduates should be able to pursue a career working for an airport authority in business development, operations, design and planning or with one of the many planning and management consultancies that advise airports across the world.
Our passion for the areas of expertise we operate in, and our hands-on relationship with industry are unparalleled. This is recognised globally by potential employers and we have a proven record of graduate employment across airports, consultancies and associated industries.
Previous graduates have secured employment with a range of companies including:
- Jacobs Consultancy
- Mott MacDonald
- Korean Airports Corporation
- Malaysian Airports
- Aviation Economics
- Heathrow Airport.
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