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
- 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 150/5340-26
- Senior level operations and airfield maintenance personnel wishing to complement and refresh their knowledge and stay current with FAA compliance and airfield equipment technology
- To earn the Airfield Ground Lighting Certified Airfield Professional (AGL-CAP) credential, an individual must attend the AGL-CAP program and successfully 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
- 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 Hands-on
- 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 thru 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 successfully complete a 100-question, openbook, 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.
A block of rooms will be reserved at the reduced rate of $ 109.00 per night (not including taxes) at our preferred hotel below. When making reservations, reference the ADB SAFEGATE Training Academy to get this reduced rate. Check in is at 3 00 p.m. and check-out time is 12 00 p.m
Comfort Suites / 70 Chris Perry Lane / Columbus, Ohio 43213 / Phone 614 604-6400
Transportation from the Comfort Suites hotel to and from the Event Center is provided each day by ADB SAFEGATE Academy bus. The bus boards each morning at 7:45 a.m., leaves promptly at 8:00 a.m. and returns to the hotel each evening around 5:00 p.m. after training. Bus transportation is also provided to a special dinner event that is held Wednesday night.
If you choose to commute or stay at a different hotel, you are responsible for your own transportation. The address for our Maintenance Seminar is:
Creekside Conference & Event Center / 101 Mills St #300, Gahanna, OH 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 Wednesday night. Dinner will be at your own expense onTuesday and Thursday night.
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 sweatpant.
- Airfield Maintenance Seminar with AGL-CAP Certificate and Training Academy “WingsN pin. AGL CAP testing required.
- Airfield Maintenance Seminar with Completion
Certificate only, No Testing required