Ground Deicing Training for Airline Operations Personnel

Course Description:

Contamination caused by snow, ice or frost on critical aircraft surfaces can have a detrimental effect on aircraft performance. International aviation regulations prohibit the take-off of aircraft when contamination is adhering to aircraft critical surfaces. This forms the basis of the “Clean Aircraft Concept.” To this end, procedures have been developed by the global industry to ensure that aircraft are de/anti-iced on the ground prior to departure.

The Pilot-in-Command has ultimate responsibility for the safe operation of the aircraft in all conditions, including during winter operations. That said, flight crews, cabins crews, ground crews, maintenance personnel and airline operations personnel must work as a team to ensure that aircraft are clean of all contamination and that operations remain in compliance with the Clean Aircraft Concept. 

Airline Operations personnel play an important role in the safety of winter operations. The Ground Deicing Training for Airline Operations Personnel course provides Dispatchers and other Airline Operations personnel with visual training on general de/anti-icing procedures from a broad operations perspective.

Who should take this Course?

The Ground Deicing Training for Airline Operational Personnel Course is intended for Dispatchers and other Airline Operations personnel who have responsibilities in winter operating conditions.

Course Price:

$200 USD, plus applicable taxes.

Course Duration:

The approximate duration of this course is 2 hours.

Course Language:

This course is given in English.

Course Completion:

After completion of the online Training Course, all participants will be issued a Completion Certificate, which will be valid from the date of completion until July 31, 2023.

For More Information:

For more information on this course, or for group / business sales, please contact [email protected].

Course Curriculum

  • 1


    • Introduction Video

    • Course Introduction

  • 2

    De/Anti-Icing Terminology

    • Key Terminology Used in Course Material

    • De/Anti-Icing Terminology Quiz

  • 3

    Regulations and Standards

    • Clean Aircraft Concept, Regulations, and Standards

  • 4


    • Types of Contamination

    • Contamination Quiz

  • 5

    Effects of Contamination

    • Effects of Contamination

  • 6

    De/Anti-Icing Fluids

    • Fluid Characteristics

    • Type 4 Fluid Elimination During a Take-Off Roll

    • Determining LOUT

    • De/Anti-Icing Fluids Quiz

  • 7

    De/Anti-Icing Procedures

    • Fluid Application Procedures

    • De/Anti-Icing Procedures Quiz

  • 8

    Holdover Time

    • Review of Holdover Time

    • Holdover Time Quiz

  • 9

    Irregular Operations

    • Irregular Operations Related to Deicing

  • 10

    Course Completion

    • Course Completion Video