Aeronautical Ground Lighting Technician (AGLT)

£1,280 + VAT
5 Days
YorkSlough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to carry out the installation and maintenance of Aeronautical Ground Lighting (AGL) systems and equipment. The course is suitable for meeting both Civil airport or Military airfield requirements and standards. It is designed to develop technical knowledge and practical application across the full range of AGL services. 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.
AGL control system
Airfield Lighting Runway Centre Line circuit 3
Airfield Lighting practical area, in the dark
Close up of Airfield Lighting runway
Reverse close up angle view of the Airfield Lighting runway
Who is This Course For?
This is ideal for engineering staff with the responsibility for the operation, installation or maintenance of AGL systems to either Civil Airport (EASA, CAA and ICAO) or MOD Airfield (JSP and MADS) standards.

Key Learning Areas
  • Understanding the use of lighting as a visual aid
  • AGL series circuits and system components
  • Maintenance standards and procedures
  • Operation constant current regulators
  • The application of AGL safe working practices
  • AGL control and monitoring systems and airside asset management
  • Installation and commissioning requirements - testing and fault finding
  • Practical exercises and final assessment exercise

Course Schedule
Day Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction to AGL Systems
  • AGL Maintenance Standards & Procedures
  • Primary Series Circuits & Equipment
  • Electrical Rules & Procedures
  • Group Practical Exercise(s)
  • Exercise(s) Review
  • Constant Current Regulators
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Group Practical Exercise(s)
  • Exercise(s) Review
  • Group Practical Exercise(s)
  • AGL Forum
  • Control Systems
  • Asset Maintenance
  • 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
Monday, 28th October 2019
End date: Friday, 1st November 2019
Monday, 16th December 2019
End date: Friday, 20th December 2019
Monday, 27th January 2020
End date: Friday, 31st January 2020
Monday, 16th March 2020
End date: Friday, 20th March 2020
Monday, 11th May 2020
End date: Friday, 15th May 2020

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