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Birds/Wildlife Strike Prevention Conference, Netherlands

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Bird and Wildlife Strike Prevention Level 1


Please note that this course will be held at the Birds/Wildlife Strike Prevention Conference in Amsterdam. Click here for more information about the conference.

The Bird and Wildlife Strike Prevention Level 1 course provides delegates with a comprehensive overview of the key principles for effective bird and wildlife strike prevention at and around aerodromes. Furthermore, the course will provide information about the latest technology and equipment, methods and techniques, as well as guidance and measures which should be adopted as part of an aerodrome’s Safety Management System.

Note: The Bird and Wildlife Strike Prevention Level 1 is a kick-off course that is part of the Birds/Wildlife Strike Prevention Conference in Amsterdam (05-09 December 2016), and can only be taken in combination with the plenary sessions of the conference.

The price of 280 EUR for this course is exclusive for the attendants of the conference. Please note that the conference will be charged separately. Click here for more information about the conference.

Course Content

• (Inter)national regulations, references and oversight
• Ecology, sustainability and biology
• Detection and Monitoring
• Dispersion, protection and prevention
• Aerodrome and aircraft operations
• Stakeholders, local, national and international involvement
• Risk Assessment, management & SMS

Participants will be encouraged to take part in discussions and practicable examples.

A voluntarely multiplechoice examination is provided. Allocated time frame is 30 minutes. Pass mark will be 70% and leads to a certification of accomplishment.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course participants should be able to demonstrate that they are:
• Acquainted with relevant ICAO and EASA regulations, recommendations and standards related to aviation wildlife management;
• Able to appreciate the main ecological and biological factors related to the wildlife strike risk;
• Acquainted with the various methods of detecting, monitoring and recordingwildlife species, their behavior and habitat;
• Acquainted with the various preventive and reactive measures;
• Able to understand the wild life risk factors related to aircraft and aerdrome operations;
• Able to identify the relevant stakeholders;
• Able to provide the methods of assessing the wildlife strike risk and how to place these in the aerodrome safety management system.

Who should take this course

This course will be of great benefit to all involved in any aspect of bird and wildlife strike prevention, including:
• Aerodrome staff
• Air Traffic Controllers
• Policy makers
• Oversight staff


Registration to the Bird/Wildlife Strike Prevention Conference in Amsterdam, starting on 5 December.

For the training a certain affinity with environment, aerodrome, aircraft operations and wildlife management is recommended.


The plenary sessions of the Conference (from Monday 05 December 9 am till Wednesday 07 December 5 pm) are integral part of the training course. On Thursday 08 and Friday 09 December, the course will continue with theoretical and interactive classes and will finish with an exam on Friday 09 December, 4 pm.