The training will be held at the BIPOC Apostrophe Foundation offices in Tukwila, Washington.
This is a new program which will focus on following areas:
The BIPOC Apostrophe Aviation Training program aims to equip youth, aged 18 to 25 years old, these essential skills in the field of aviation.
Aircraft cargo management
The cargo security training will focus on topics related to aircraft cargo preparation, ULDS (Unit of loading device), the handling of activities in the logistic centers and warehouse which includes transporting cargo, unloading cargo, picking, sorting, and warehousing.
Signals the pilot to keep turning, slow down, stop, and shut down engines, leading the aircraft to its parking stand or to the runway, ensure that the aircraft is safe during the loading, the refueling, the embarking (during departures) and the disembarking (during arrivals). This training will teach the youth how to coordinate and provide guidance to vehicles and people involved during those mentioned operation while ensuring and enforcing the aircraft safety.
Prepared & Supported
From these two sets of training skills, the candidate will be prepared and supported with a job search, resume preparation and interview reviews so that they build the confidence to effectively pass the interview and get the job they desire in the aviation industry in those listed areas. This job readiness will also include aviation ethics and competency-based interviews in Aviation industry. The competency-based interview preparations will focus on issues learned and practicable day to day aviation related issues which requires a certain set of skills to provide an appropriate response to a challenge within the working environment.
This set of skills prepare the candidate to pass their dangerous goods certificate in Air category 7(IATA) These types of certificates will guarantee them with a very good job in the aviation industry.