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EOSH UK – Award in Aircraft Marshall and Ramp Hand Signalman

The Award in Aircraft Marshall and Ramp Hand Signalman course is designed to provide comprehensive training and practical skills for individuals interested in working as aircraft marshals and ramp hand signalmen. Participants will learn the necessary techniques and procedures to effectively guide aircraft during taxiing, parking, and pushback operations. The course emphasizes safety protocols, communication skills, and a thorough understanding of aircraft movements on the ramp.
This qualification is evaluated using assessments and Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ). To receive this qualification, the learner must pass both tests with a certain percentage.
The qualification has recommended course duration of 7 days.
Note: However the course duration may be increased to meet additional learning needs if required but not reduced.
The course modules for the Award in Aircraft Marshall and Ramp Hand Signalman may include:
  • Introduction to aircraft marshaling and ramp operations
  • Safety regulations and procedures
  • Communication skills for effective marshaling
  • Signals and hand gestures used in aircraft marshaling
  • Aircraft types and characteristics
  • Marshaling for different phases of flight (taxi, pushback, parking)
  • Emergency procedures and contingencies
  • Marshaling in adverse weather conditions
  • Ramp equipment and their uses
  • Collaborative teamwork on the ramp
  • Understanding aircraft ground movements and clearances
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Operational efficiency and time management
  • Passenger and crew safety during ramp operations
  • Regulatory requirements and compliance