Authorised Person Aeronautical Ground Lighting (APAGL)

£795 + VAT
3 Days
YorkSlough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to carry out Authorised Person duties and responsibilities in compliance with safety rules and procedures which meet the requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989. It will also help in meeting the competency requirements identified in BS EN 61821:2011 – Electrical Installations for Lighting and Beaconing of Aerodromes – Maintenance of Aeronautical Ground Lighting Constant Current Series Circuits.
Reverse close up angle view of the Airfield Lighting runway
Close up of Airfield Lighting runway
Airfield Lighting practical area, in the dark
Airfield Lighting Runway Centre Line circuit 3
AGL control system
Reverse angle view of the Airfield Lighting runway
Who is This Course For?
This course is designed for engineering staff with responsibility for the control, operation or maintenance of installed AGL systems and who may be appointed as Authorised Person Electrical (AGL). It is suitable for implementation of either MOD Airfield (JSP 375) or individual Civil Airport AGL Safety Rules and Procedures.

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Key Learning Areas
  • Review of AGL systems as a visual aid
  • Series circuits and system components
  • Statutory requirements for electrical systems
  • Application of safety rules and procedures (JSP 375 Vol 3 or individual airport rules)
  • Safe systems of work as applied to AGL circuits
  • Correct identification of circuits and practical safe isolation exercises
  • Requirements for the completion and issue of safety documentation

Course Schedule
Day Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • Review Of AGL Systems
  • Electrical Rules & Procedures
  • AGL Circuits & Equipment
  • AGL Safe Working Practices
  • Safety Documentation Exercise(s)
  • Group Scenario Exercises (A)
  • Group Scenario Exercises (B)
  • Group Scenario Exercises (C)
  • Safety Documentation Test Exercise(s)
  • Technical & Procedural Assessment(s)

Course Training Team


Steve Martin BSc (Hons) IEng MIET LCGI

Airfield Engineering and Lighting Manager

Steve is an electrical engineer with over forty years' experience in the design, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and airfield engineering systems.


Upcoming Course Dates
Tuesday, 2nd July 2019
End date: Thursday, 4th July 2019
Tuesday, 6th August 2019
End date: Thursday, 8th August 2019
Tuesday, 17th September 2019
End date: Thursday, 19th September 2019
Tuesday, 8th October 2019
End date: Thursday, 10th October 2019
Tuesday, 26th November 2019
End date: Thursday, 28th November 2019

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