ACI Global Training offers a number of educational programmes that are open to World Business Partners. Participating in these programmes provides professional development opportunities for World Business Partners. The programmes are described below and encompass both classroom and web-based courses.

ACI - ICAO Airport Management Professional Accreditation Programme (AMPAP)
AMPAP is a programme jointly developed by Airports Council International (ACI) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). AMPAP is the world’s only course-based accreditation programme for airport executives. AMPAP consists of four mandatory and two elective courses, which must be completed within a 3-year period. On completion of the courses, World Business Partners are awarded an AMPAP Associate Diploma.

Airport Executive Leadership Programme (AELP)
This programme fosters the development of strategic management skills, preparing individually selected candidates to handle senior-level executive responsibilities thereby creating a network of future airport industry leaders. The programme consists of a three-week distance learning module, one week of face-to-face training, and a four-week distance learning module. AELP can be taken as an AMPAP elective.

Global Safety Network Diploma + Advanced Global Safety Network Diploma
The ACI Global Safety Network Diploma programme consists of specialized courses on airport safety, and is specifically designed to meet the needs of airside operations and safety managers including developing, implementing and operating effective Safety Management Systems (SMS).

Professional Certificate Courses
ACI Global Training Professional Certificate courses consist of a full range of professional classroom courses covering a multitude of airport-related topics, and are designed to enhance the competencies of airport personnel as well as those working with airports. Topics covered include: safety, security, facilitation, environment, economics, and many other subjects.

Diploma in Airport Operations
This programme is designed to expose participants to all activities associated with an airport from airside to landside to terminal operations. The courses will equip WBPs with key knowledge and the tools necessary to proactively help airports and other key stakeholders to address the essential operational and business needs of 21st century airports.

Operational and Regulatory Courses
As part of ACI’s mandate to promote excellence and professional expertise among airport staff globally, ACI delivers a series of on-line airport and general business courses. WBPs are eligible to take these courses which include:

Certificate in Concession Management
Certificate in Project Management
Airport Safety
Airside Safety Awareness Training
Human Factors Awareness Training
Safety Management Systems Awareness Training
Wildlife Hazard Awareness Training
Airport Security
Basic Security Checkpoint Screener Course
Airport Customer Service
Passengers with Disabilities and Reduced Mobility Awareness Training
Airport Dangerous Goods Regulations
Dangerous Goods Awareness Training for Passenger Handling Personnel, Ramp Personnel and Security Screening Personnel
Leadership, Personal Development and Information Technology courses
Certificate in Airport Environmental Management

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In-House Training
On-site training options are available for the above mentioned programmes and courses. ACI will send a field expert(s) to your company or requested training location along with all the necessary learning materials. Furthermore should there be a course that is not listed in the catalogue, ACI has the ability to tailor a course to your company’s or employees’ specific needs.

For further information regarding any of the above training programmes and courses please contact the ACI Global Training team at or visit

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