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Management of Aeronautical Ground Lighting Maintenance (MAGLM)

£845 + VAT
3 Days
York and Slough.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to implement, supervise or manage an aeronautical ground lighting (AGL) system to comply with the required maintenance standards. 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.
Airfield Lighting Runway Centre Line circuit 3
Close up of Airfield Lighting runway
Reverse close up angle view of the Airfield Lighting runway
Who is This Course For?
This course is designed for engineering staff with responsibility for the management, operation or maintenance of installed AGL systems and who wish to develop a more detailed understanding of current procedures and modern practices. It is suitable for meeting ICAO, UK MOD, EASA or CAA requirements. As a prerequisite, potential delegates should have previously attended the AGL Technician course or an industry equivalent.
  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Start 09:00 09:00 09:00
End 17:00 17:00 17:00
  • Review of Aeronautical Ground Lighting as a visual aid
  • ICAO, EASA, UK CAA and MOD maintenance standards
  • Producing and operating a proactive maintenance system
  • Photometric measurement and evaluation
  • Asset management maintenance systems
  • Airside safety procedures
  • Power supplies and AGL circuits
  • Testing and measurement
  • Meeting competency requirements
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
Everything you require for this course is provided

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. He has been heavily involved with Safe Systems of Work, including the roles of Authorising Engineer and Authorised Person for HV, LV, AGL and Hazardous Areas. Steve has worked for several organisations, within both the public and private sectors in UK and overseas, progressing from apprentice to technical director. He first became involved with training and assessment during his time with the Property Services Agency at Cardington and has enjoyed working in this specialist field at various times during his subsequent career. Steve is a regular contributor to Industry led technical committees and represents the UK on the IEC TC97 committee developing a new international standard for the design and installation of Aeronautical Ground Lighting systems. He is also a frequent presenter of papers on AGL competency and safety. As PPL’s Airfield Engineering and Lighting Manager, Steve is now concentrating on the development and delivery of specialist courses and also continuing with his consultancy and AE work.

Upcoming Course Dates
Tuesday, 13th April 2021
End date: Thursday, 15th April 2021
Tuesday, 3rd August 2021
End date: Thursday, 5th August 2021
Tuesday, 19th October 2021
End date: Thursday, 21st October 2021

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