All training courses are administered by the ACY Airport Badging office personnel, utilizing AAAE's Interactive Employee Training computers. For each training course, you will be shown a short video and then answer a few questions on the information that was presented to you. Depending on job requirements you may need to take between 1 - 4 different Tests/courses. There are several sections for each required test/course. You are allowed to miss only three(3) questions PER TEST, but please noteyou are only permitted to miss two(2) questions on the same subject. Should you exceed the number of missed questions, you will have to retest at a later date. You are permitted to take notes, but notes are NOT permitted to be taken from the test area for any reason. You may pause the training course 3 times. There is also a "Replay" function wherein you may replay small increments to either review or take more notes, etc.
SIDA Training: Security
This training course is designed to introduce you to the Security & Operational procedures at the Airport. You will be briefed on the 4 different security areas within the AOA, the different types of ID badges used at ACY, your responsibilities as a badge holder, escorting procedures and violations. This course is required for ALL new and renewal badges and can be completed in 35-45 minutes.
Non-Movement Area Training: Ramp Driver
This training course is designed to help you to understand the requirements and procedures to safely operate a vehicle at the airport. It will review the Airport's layout, which will include the difference between the Non-Movement Area and Movement Area. This course is required for any NEW badge applicant that will need to operate a vehicle on the ramp areas and also upon renewal for current badge holders, in addition to the SIDA training. The training course is completed in about 30-40 minutes.
Movement Area Training: Airfield Safety & Incursion Prevention
This training course is designed to introduce movement area drivers to the various markings, signage and lighting found on airfields. Vehicle requirements are discussed, as well as, the proper radio communication techniques. This course is required for any NEW Movement Area Driving badge and recurrent testing is required each year, in addition to the SIDA and Non-Movement Area training. The training course is completed in about 30-45 minutes and IS REQUIRED to be an Airfield Movement Area Driver. You also may be required to take a practical driving test on the movement area, if applicable.
FAR Part 139.329 (Pedestrians & Ground Vehicles)
This course/test is supplementary training as required by Federal regulations and gives extensive additional training on proper communications & navigation while operating on the Airfield Movement Area. This course gives additional perspective to the aspects of Ground Vehicle Operations in relation to Aircraft, Movement/Non-Movement areas & Pedestrians. This training course is completed in about 30-40 minutes, and IS REQUIRED to be an Airfield Movement Area Driver.
Links for more information on operating on the Movement Areas:
ACY Airport Diagram.pdf