Good news from Japan

Nippon Express uses Pharmaceutical online eLearning globally

Nippon Express Co., Ltd. will use Airport College International online training service for their staff in Japan and globally. The service is available in Japanese and English.

Read more about this collaboration from our press release.

Airport College Online eLearning courses are available 24/7 globally. 

Our training enables the transport industry to comply with international training standards

Each successfully transported pharma product improves a person’s quality of life. Our training enables the transport industry to comply with the international training standards established by the governing bodies, such as IATA and WHO.

Anyone working in logistics must be trained according to their work role specific competency requirements for Pharmaceutical transport

Training includes initial training to acquire required skills as well as repeated recurrent training to maintain and update them. To fulfil client needs, Airport College International’s unique training service enables flexibility and significant cost savings in this training field.

Mr. Takeshi Yokoyama (right), Head of Operations Japan and Mr. Pertti Mero, CEO of Airport College International.

Airport College International K.K. Tokyo office serves clients in Japan

The office, led by our Head of operations Japan, Mr. Takeshi Yokoyama, serves the company’s growing client base in Japan. “We thank our Japanese clients for using our services and we will continue to bring more courses in Japanese for the growing market,” says Airport College International Takeshi Yokoyama.

The office is in the center of Tokyo, on the 3rd floor of the Placeo Aoyama Building in Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo.

Would you like to know more?

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

With best regards,
Pertti Mero

Nippon Express uses Pharmaceutical online eLearning globally

PRESS RELEASE – for immediate release November 23rd 2020

Helsinki, Finland – Airport College International is excited to announce that Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (hereafter Nippon Express) will use Airport College International online training service for their staff in Japan and globally. The service is available in Japanese and English.

Anyone working in logistics must be trained according to their work task-specific competence requirements. This includes initial training to acquire required skills and regular recurrent trainings to maintain and update them. To fulfil client needs Airport College International’s unique training service enables flexibility and significant cost savings in this training field.

“Each successfully transported pharma product improves a person’s quality of life. Our training enables transport industry to comply with international training standards established by the governing bodies, such as IATA and WHO,” says Airport College International CEO Pertti Mero.

About Airport College International

Airport College provides a complete online training service for airlines, airport ground handling agents and logistics in safety, security and service topics. With the training service our clients can efficiently and flexibly train their staff and maintain competences required by airlines and authorities. Airport College International is a strategic partner of IATA.

About Nippon Express

Nippon Express is a Japan based logistics company with a global reputation in the transportation and logistics industries. With over 700 locations around the globe and roughly 100 located in the United States, Nippon Express has repeatedly been recognized as a Top 10 Global Freight Forwarding company, most recently ranking 3rd with nearly $20B in gross revenue. This global presence allows the Nippon Express Group to smoothly connect the world through advanced logistics.

Source: https://www.nipponexpress.com/ir/library/

Further information

AirportCollege.com Media Desk
+358-50-392 7447, media(at)airportcollege.com

IATA DGR 2021 Significant Changes

The new 62nd edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations incorporates all amendments for the coming year. ICAO Dangerous Goods Panel have developed the content of the 2021–2022 edition of the ICAO Technical Instructions (TI) and these changes have been adopted by the IATA Dangerous Goods Board into the latest edition of the IATA DGR.

Significant Changes and Amendments to the DGR 62nd Edition

Here are some of the changes we think are important, and that we especially want to bring to your attention.

Training Requirements (1.5)

Subsection 1.5 in the 61st edition has been adopted to implement a competency-based approach to dangerous goods training and assessment. Subsection 1.5 from the 61st edition has been moved to Attachment A of Appendix H.

There is a 2-year transition period until 31 December 2022, during which time the training provisions from the 61st edition (year 2020) may continue to be used.

Dangerous Goods Carried by Passengers or Crew (2.3)

Mobility aids powered by nickel-metal hydride or dry batteries have been revised to permit a passenger to carry up to two spare batteries to power the mobility aid.

The allowance for a passenger to carry a self-inflating safety device, such as a life-jacket or vest, has been revised to permit up to two personal safety devices per person and not more than two spare gas cartridges per device.

The provisions for portable electronic devices (PED) and spare batteries for PED have been revised.

Here is a complete list of the changes,

Why are IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manuals updated every year?

Check this video to learn why IATA publishes Dangerous Goods Regulations every year.

Our DGR course for 2021 is ready

We have been working during recent weeks to incorporate significant changes to our DGR course. At the same time we have developed the technical aspects and pedagogical approach to the new 2021 course edition. Some of the highlights of the new version are a completely redesigned final test with multiple question banks, new exercises throughout the course and a new mobile friendly user interface.

Would you like to know more?

If you would like to know more about the DGR eLearning course, please do not hesitate to drop me an email.

Pertti
pertti.mero@airportcollege.com

New Pharma (GDP) Training for Drivers eLearning available soon

Each successfully transported pharma product improves someone’s quality of life. Our training enables the transport industry to comply with international training standards established by the governing bodies, such as IATA and WHO.

This Pharmaceutical (GDP) training course for drivers is tailored to cover the needs of the logistics staff, such as drivers, who must comply with the principles and guidelines of Good Distribution Practice (GDP).

Who is it for?

It’s critical that every driver involved in the pharma transportation chain receives proper training for daily operations to secure patient safety. This course is designed for drivers who collect, transport and deliver Pharmaceutical or Medical Products.

The course content is in line with IATA’s Temperature Control Regulations and WHO’s Good Distribution Practice.

The course will soon be ready and we will keep you updated

If you would like to know more about the Pharma eLearning course for Drivers, please do not hesitate to drop me an email.

Best regards,
Pertti
pertti.mero@airportcollege.com

The Importance of Partnerships

Together with our partners we’re always at the forefront of innovation, and able to deliver training solutions that help our clients to be productive and serve their clients better.

Our promise for the future

The positive feedback we’ve received from clients has encouraged us to develop even better training solutions for the future. Our key actions to meet our customers’ future expectations are:

  • We work hard with the leading experts in the aviation industry to ensure that training content is relevant and always up-to-date.
  • We make every effort we can to ensure that our eLearning courses can be used for self-study, as part of blended learning, or as instructors’ support material in the classroom.
  • When off-the-shelf courses do not meet our clients’ needs, we customize any special course content to fit their needs.

Training around the world

We are constantly building online eLearning courses and new training solutions, not only to serve our clients, but the whole global aviation industry.

Our online eLearning courses have been used in more than 140 countries worldwide and we are actively looking for new clients to use our online training services.

Training courses

Browse (https://airportcollege.com/courses-and-services/) to learn more about courses or drop me an email to get the full list of courses.

If you don’t find courses you are looking for, we can also tailor-make courses to suit your needs.

Would you like to know more?

Please don’t hesitate to contact me for more information. Just send us an email to get more information.

Best regards,

Pertti
pertti.mero@airportcollege.com

Moving Forward. Working together.

New Safety Management System (SMS) eLearning course

All organisations that operate in an airport airside environment should have a Safety Management System in place to ensure that everything reasonable and practicable has been done to protect the health and safety of employees and others.

Learn about the standards with our online course

Our course provides an introduction to SMS, based on ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices.

  • The course introduces necessary organisational structures, accountabilities, responsibilities, policies and procedures.
  • It covers how the entire organisation reports and identifies hazards and assesses risks.
  • It explains the mechanism of how to continuously improve safety performance.
Training is a must to understand the fundamentals of SMS and employ them into your daily work.

Better learning experience

According to research, people retain approximately 10 percent of what they see; about 30 to 40 percent of what they see and hear; and even 90 percent of what they see, hear, and do. This is why we have completely redesigned the learning experience to even better support different learning styles.

We at Airport College International have got the job done and so now it’s your turn to take advantage of it.

Would you like to know more?

Please don’t hesitate to contact me for more information.

With best regards,
Pertti
pertti.mero@airportcollege.com

Are you ready for the restart?

Preparing employees to work again is one of the biggest challenges the aviation industry faces in the coming months. How can you ensure employees’ competences, knowledge and attitude are OK?

You can use flexible training solutions and perhaps provide part of the training as online even before your staff comes back to the airport. This will allow people to orientate themselves back into the work mode and also shortens the entire re-training process. Professionally built online eLearning Training Courses are part of the digital solutions portfolio you need for a smooth restart.

Our online eLearning courses can help airlines and ground handling agents be ready for the restart of the aviation industry.

Online eLearning for the Restart

We have different pricing options to suit any company needs. You can buy just one course voucher or a bundle of course vouchers. With a monthly course subscription you can easily keep your staff training up-to-date worry-free and at discounted price. You can choose courses from our course portfolio or we can tailor-make courses according to your training needs.

Now is the right time to reorganise your training and we can be your outsourcing companion whenever this is needed.

We have a great selection of ready-to-use online training courses for:

  • Airline operations
  • Passenger Services
  • Ramp Handling
  • Cargo Handling

Courses are ideal for recurrent and refresher training for personnel returning to work after being laid off for some months. Study times of our courses vary from 30 minutes to 3 hours.

Browse Airport College International website and check our latest courses at https://airportcollege.com/courses-and-services/

If you don’t find courses you are looking for, we can also tailor-make courses to suit your unique needs.

Train your staff and maintain competences

We can help your organisation with our online eLearning courses when you need to refresh your workforce qualifications and keep them compliant or provide initial training for newcomers. 

In order to help airlines and ground handling companies return to service, we can provide discounted prices for all training courses.

Would you like to know more?

Please don’t hesitate to contact me for more information.

With best regards,

Pertti
pertti.mero@airportcollege.com

Online courses for Air Cargo Operations

Thousands of cargo handling personnel take our online courses every year. With our complete training service you can train cargo handling staff efficiently and flexibly, and maintain competences required by airlines and authorities.

Cargo handling personnel need to study a number of handling, safety and security related topics regularly. 

Comprehensive selection

Please check the following list of ready-to-use online courses for cargo personnel and let us know if you want to know more about course content and prices.

Online eLearning courses for Cargo Handling personnel:

  1. Cargo Handling
  2. ULD Operations
  3. Aviation Security (AvSec)
  4. Human Factors (HF)
  5. Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR)
  6. Pharmaceutical Cargo Handling
  7. Perishable Cargo Handling (PER)
  8. Live Animals Regulations (LAR)
  9. Introduction to Safety Management System (SMS)
  10. Introduction to Air Cargo Business
  11. Information Security (InfoSec)
  12. Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  13. Cargo in Passenger Cabin
  14. AEO – Authorized Economic Operator for Logistics

Our courses used in over 140 countries

Our online courses are used in more than 140 countries around the world. Airport College International is proud to offer online eLearning courses in several languages to support your company training needs.

Airport College International is proud to offer online eLearning courses in several languages to support your company training needs, wherever you are. We are actively looking for new clients and would like to provide you with our online training services.

Ask for more information 

Please don’t hesitate to contact me for more information.

With best regards,

Pertti
pertti.mero@airportcollege.com

Moving Forward. Working together.

Online eLearning course for Passenger Handling

The customers’ first impression is most important especially when working in the service sector as “You will never get a second change to make the first impression”, like Head & Shoulders commercial slogan for shampoo stated some years ago.

We believe that the art of good customer service and etiquette can be adhered to when you know your basics and truly care about your customer. That’s why we have added an entire section of customer service to our updated version of the Passenger Handling eLearning course.

Thousands of Passenger Handling personnel take our online courses every year. 

Based on industry standards

The Passenger Handling online eLearning course content is in line with IATA’s AHM and IGOM:

  • IATA – Airport Handling Manual (AHM), Edition 40, Chapter 1 -Passenger Handling
  • AHM 1110, Ground Operations Training Program
  • IATA – Ground Operations Manual (IGOM), Edition 9, Chapter 1 & 2

With our training service you can efficiently and flexibly train passenger handling staff, and maintain competences required by airlines and authorities.

Around the world

Our online courses are used in more than 140 countries around the world. Airport College International is proud to offer online eLearning courses in several languages to support your company training needs.

We are actively looking for new clients and would like to provide you with our online training services.

Would you like to know more?

Please let us know if you want to know more about course content and prices.

With best regards,

Pertti
pertti.mero@airportcollege.com

Moving Forward. Working together.

Online eLearning course for Pharmaceutical Cargo Handling

More and more pharmaceutical and healthcare products are transported each year by air, and we need to ensure that products reach the customer on-time, and in sound condition.

Practical Guidance for Pharmaceutical Cargo Handling

Our Pharmaceutical Cargo Handling eLearning course provides practical guidance as to how to properly prepare, package and handle time and temperature sensitive goods, quickly and efficiently.

Created with industry experts for your company

We have created this eLearning course together with an Airline and a Ground Handling company to meet international requirements.

The course content is in line with IATA’s Temperature Control Regulations.

Let us help you to get your staff competent.

https://airportcollege.com/portfolio/pharmaceutical-cargo-handling-training/

Do you want to know more?

If you would like to know more about the Pharma eLearning course, please do not hesitate to drop me an email.

Pertti
pertti.mero@airportcollege.com