Safety & Training Council Meetings
March 3-5, 2015
ALPA Conference Center | Herndon, VA


The next meetings of the Safety Council and the Training Council will be held at the ALPA Conference Center in Herndon, VA. The two groups will meet on the 3rd starting at 1pm and adjourn mid-day on the 5th. A portion of these meetings are planned to be in a joint session. Meeting agendas and minutes from past meetings will follow. The Central Air Safety Chairman from each ALPA MEC is invited to attend the Safety Council meeting and the Training Committee Chairman or person responsible for pilot training at your MEC is invited to attend the Training Council meeting. Click to Register

Airport Safety Liaison (ASL) Training Course [with BSS]
February 17-19, 2015
Seattle, WA


The Airport Safety Liaison (ASL) training course is part of a three-day curriculum that includes Basic Safety School (BSS). It provides pilot volunteers with a basic understanding of the ASL's role and assists new ASLs in identifying and carrying out their responsibilities at their assigned airports. Prerequisites: ALPA Members must have prior approval from the AGE Group Chairman to become an ASL for a specific airport and completed the Air Safety Organization (ASO) approval process. Additional Prerequisites: Members must have completed the ALPA BSS and received approval of a candidate's MEC Central Air Safety Chair (CASC) and/or MEC Chair. Pilots who have previously completed BSS are only required to attend the one-day ASL training session. The ASL course is not open to non-ALPA members. Register online

Basic Safety School (BSS)
February 17-19, 2015
Seattle, WA

Basic Safety School (BSS) consists of two individual modules in the safety-training curriculum: Safety One (SA-1) and Accident/Incident Investigation One (AI-1). Please note that the course is designed to assist new air safety representatives including: Central Air Safety Chairs (CASC), Local Air Safety Chairs (LASC), and Accident/Incident Investigators in identifying and carrying out their responsibilities to their own Master Executive Council. Prerequisites: ALPA Members must have approval from their MEC Central Air Safety Chair and/or MEC Chair prior to registration. Non-ALPA attendees require prior approval of the National Safety Coordinator (NSC). Register online

Security Training Course (STC)
February 17-18, 2015
Seattle, WA

The Security Training Course (STC) is a two-day curriculum that provides pilot volunteers with an introduction to ALPA policies, protocols, and guidance on how to serve as an MEC security representative. It is administered by ALPA’s Air Safety Organization (ASO) and runs concurrent with ALPA’s Basic Safety School (BSS). The first day’s curriculum brings together students from the security and safety disciplines for training that is designed to help them understand how to best function within the ALPA environment. On the second day, STC students break out for specific training in handling security issues at the MEC level. Prerequisites: ALPA Members must have MEC approval (i.e., Security Chair/Coordinator, or Central Air Safety Chair and/or MEC Chair) prior to registration. The course is not open to non-ALPA members. Register online

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