AGL Maintenance Seminar – Aug 2024

For countries following FAA and ICAO guidelines across the Americas region. Earn a prestigious and unique certification and join an elite group of airfield lighting professionals

Benefits of becoming an AGL-CAP Airfield Ground Lighting Certified Airfield Professional 

  • Learn from product managers and aviation professionals with extensive experience and knowledge of airfield lighting equipment and maintenance
  • Maintain compliance with FAA AC 150/5340-26 and ICAO Annex 14-Aerodromes.
  • Receive the industry’s most complete airfield lighting maintenance education and use your knowledge to improve the safety and efficiency of your airfield or any airfield in the U.S.
  • Strengthen your promotional and career opportunities in the aviation field
  • Earn a prestigious and unique certification and join an elite group of airfield lighting professionals 
  • Network with experts and colleagues from around the country and share lessons learned and important airfield maintenance experiences 

      Who should attend? 

  • Airfield maintenance personnel interested in strengthening their knowledge of airfield safety recommendations, operational efficiency, airfield equipment, and series circuits diagnostics and maintenance
  • Maintenance supervisors responsible for creating and overseeing airfield preventative programs to assure their airport stays compliant with FAA AC 150/5340-2and ICAO Annex 14-Aerodromes.
  • Senior level operations and airfield maintenance personnel wishing to complement and refresh their knowledge and stay current with FAA compliance and airfield equipment technology 
Enrollment Process & Training Handbook
  • To earn the Airfield Ground Lighting Certified Airfield Professional (AGL-CAP) credential, an individual must attend the AGL-CAP program and complete a 100-question, open-book, multiple-choice examination with a 70% score or better; Students are not required to take the exam. Testing occurs Friday morning and the program will conclude at 100 p.m 
  • All materials will be provided upon arrival including a welcome gift and your Airfield Maintenance Reference Handbook used during the training and testing
Maintenance Seminar Topics
  • FAA Regulatory Documents – Brief review of critical FAA Advisory Circulars that impact maintenance of airfields Series Circuit Safety – FAA AC recommendations on safety, review of lock-out tag-out requirements, and Arc Flash overview
  • Series circuit theory of operation, diagnostic and troubleshooting
  • Series circuit components including series cutouts and isolation transformers
  • Airfield fixture torquing overview and compliance with FAA AC 
  • L-828 / L-829 Constant Current Regulators (CCR) – Different types and technology. Review of control and monitoring functions, electrical performance, and proper sizing of airfield loads.
  • CCR theory of operation for thyristor and Ferroresonant Calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Approach equipment including L-849 REIL and L-880 PAPI
  • Runway and taxiway in-pavement lighting L-850, L-852, L-852G
  • Guidance signs L-858 and performing LED sign retrofits Base can L-867, L-868 installation overview and components demonstration

Airfield Laboratory Demonstration Stations

  • 5kV splicing connector kit lab (everyone completes a 5kV splice)
  • CCR calibration and troubleshooting 
  • Series circuit diagnostics and troubleshooting
  • L-849 REIL diagnostics and troubleshooting
  • L-858 LED sign diagnostics and troubleshooting and retrofitting incandescent
  • L-880 PAPI diagnostics and troubleshooting
  • L-829 monitoring and distributed control system monitoring (ACE) 

Training Schedule and Completion Certificate 

Training begins promptly at 830 a.m. on Tuesday so we recommend arriving at the hotel on Monday night The training program will last 3.5 days Tuesday through Thursday 830 a.m. -5:00 p.m. and the optional AGL-CAP Certificate testing occurs Friday 8:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. To receive a Completion Certificate, you must attend all three (3) days of training in full 

Prestigious AGL-CAP Certificate 

To receive the prestigious Airfield Ground Lighting Certified Airport Professional certificate, official title, and the special Training Academy “Wings” pin, you must complete a 60-question, open­-book, multiple-choice examination with a 70% score or better. Testing for the AGL-CAP Certificate occurs on Friday from 830 a.m. -1 00 pm. A boxed lunch will be provided to take with you. Students are not required to take the exam. 


Please click the link provided to book your room.
Check-in is at 4 00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m

Hilton Hotel at Easton
3900 Chagrin Dr. Columbus, Ohio 43219 / phone: (614) 414-5000

 If you need assistance, please contact Mona Studer at

Transportation Services:

The options for transportation services available in Columbus, are UBER or LYFT.

The location for our Seminar is: 

ADB Safegate Americas LLC – Main Office.
700 Science Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43230


A hot continental breakfast is included each day in the hotel lobby. Lunch, snack breaks, and refreshments are provided each day of training at the Training Academy. A special dinner event is also included Tuesday night. Dinner will be at your own expense on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.


Dress is casual consisting of pants, jeans, skirts, shirts with collars or not, blouses, sweaters, vests, sweatshirts, and casual shoes or tennis shoes. Please no open-toed shoes, sandals, shorts, tank tops, or athletic wear such as yoga pants or sweatpants. 


  • Airfield Maintenance Seminar with AGL-CAP Certificate and Training Academy “Wings pin”.  AGL CAP testing is required.
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Course Basic Info

  • Price: $2100
  • Duration: 3.5 Days
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Language: English