Education and Training

Please provide reading carefully the legal requirements attached to be observed when accessing in person the Linate and Malpensa Training Centres.

The Team

The Education staff can count on a dedicated team tasked with planning and organising educational modules consistent with the competences development plans, compliant with current legislation, legislative decrees and EEC regulations.
The Team of instructors is made up of professionals with special expertise, aimed at the many sectors of today’s airport undertakings’ complexity.
Within the Team, versatility and transversality of the people contribute to achieving company goals. The instructors’ education, in agreement with current legislative provisions, is subject to timely and ongoing professional updating.

Training Courses

AIRSIDE SAFETY COURSES. EU Regulation 139/14 establishes a training course for personnel involved in the operations and ensures that unescorted persons operating on the movement areas of the aerodrome attend specific airside safety training.

The Aerodrome Operator is Responsible to check and verify that all unescorted persons have a valid certificate that proves the training attendance. the training is valid for 24 months after which it is necessary to proceed with the recurrent training course. at the time of issue or renewal of the airport badge it is mandatory to show a valid airside training certificate.

Education and Training SEA provides the Airside Safety course for free, held in-house or virtual class and online.

In-house or virtual classroom training: Click here if you are interested to enrol in the Airside Safety courses
Online training: Click here if you are interested to enrol in On-Line Airside Safety courses (italian and english)

AIRPORT LICENCE COURSES as required for electric vehicles and motor vehicles circulating inside the airport. “Patente verde”: Authorisation to drive in apron. “Patente rossa”: Authorisation to drive in apron and manoeuvring area.

As provided by EU Regulation 139/14 (Annex IV ADR.OPS.B.025), the Aerodrome operator issues the “Authorisation to drive in movement area”. The process aimed at issuing such authorisation is marked by criteria of transparency and fairness. Education and Training SEA, framed on the programme compliant with EU Regulation 139/14 and approved by ENAC, offers full training, covering both theory and practice, to prepare for the final exam. This service is available to all Group personnel and other agencies that intend to operate inside the Malpensa and Linate airports. In accordance with ENAC Ordinance and Airport Regulations in force, applicants for an Airport Driving Licence must enrol in the appropriate course and register for the test.

The complete “Patente verde” airport driving licence course has a total duration of 6 hours: theory (4 hours) + practice (2 hours).
The complete “Patente rossa” airport driving licence course has a total duration of 10 hours in Malpensa (theory 6 hours + practice 4 hours) or 9 hours in Linate (theory 6 hours + practice 3 hours).

Holders of airport driving licences issued by ENAC certified airports who needs to drive at Linate and Malpensa airports have to attend the familiarization course.

In-house or virtual classroom training: Click here if you are interested to enrol in the Airport Driving Licence basic or familiarization courses
Classroom training: Click here if you are interested to enrol for the exams of the Airport Driving Licence

An airport license shall remain valid subject to a recurrent course every 24 months being taken.

The recurrent course is available for all airport operators (in e-learning mode for “Patente verde - apron” or in-house for “Patente rossa – manoeuvring area”)

Online course: Click here if you are interested to enroll in online Patente verde recurrent course
Classroom training: Click here if you are interested to enroll in the Patente rossa recurrent courses

To renew the licence, applicants must register for the test. Enrollment will be accepted after checking the regular execution of the recurrent course.

Classroom training: Click here if you are interested to enrol for the exams of the Airport Driving Licence

SECURITY TRAINING COURSES, mandatory for operators entering the airport world and for personnel undergoing routine training. The instructors are certified according to the ENAC SEC01A circular of 5/1/2017 to perform the Safety National Programme, compliant with the EU Regulation 1998 of 2015 and the EC Regulation 300 of 11/03/2008.

Types of courses offered are:

  • Course A 13: initial or recurrent course for personnel other than passengers who must access airside areas
  • Course A 14: initial course for personnel who requires general security awareness training
  • Course A 15: initial or recurrent course for air carrier and/or handler personnel who requires general security awareness training

In-house or virtual classroom training: Click here if you are interested to enrol in the Security Training Courses
Online training: Click here if you are interested to enrol in Security Training cat.A13 Recurrent Courses

FIREFIGHTING FIRE COURSES. SEA offers initial and refresher Fire-fighting training courses at the Campo Prove of the Malpensa Education and Training Centre.

The company’s Field Testing is now fully part of the training path that consists in theory and practice steps, with classroom lessons and practical tests held by the Linate and Malpensa SEA teachers, jointly with specialised personnel. The path ends with the final exam before a Fire Department special commission, which awards the “Fire Prevention” technical qualification certificate issued by the Ministry of Interior.

The service is dedicated to the SEA Group personnel and is open on request to all other concerned Companies.

Classroom training: Click here if you are interested to enrol in the the Firefighting courses

PASSENGER WITH REDUCED MOBILITY COURSES. In application of Regulation EU1107 / 06 relating to the rights of people with disabilities, the circular ENAC GEN02A establishes the obligation of specific training for all airport operators who come into contact with the traveling public. Special additional training for employees providing direct assistance to passengers with disabilities. Education and Training SEA provides the initial 4-hour course and the recurrent course every 24 months for those who have already participated in the initial course.

In-house or virtual classroom training: Click here if you are interested to enroll in the PRM - Passengers with Reduced Mobility course
Online training: Click here if you are interested to enroll in PRM – Passengers with Reduced Mobility Recurrent course

REFRESHER TRAINING – SAFETY mandatory for all the airport operators with airside access who has not performed any duties for two months. The course is provided in e-learning mode.

Online training: Click here if you are interested to enroll in Refresher Training – safety

SAFETY NET COURSE. Ministerial Decree 30/6/2011 contains the provisions to be observed during aircraft refueling operations with passengers on board or during the disembarkation / embarkation phase. The training and knowledge of the procedures applied by all the operators operating in apron is certainly a guarantee of total safety. The course is provided in e-learning mode.

Online training: Click here if you are interested to enroll in Safety net course

Linate and Malpensa Education and Training Centres

The structures dedicated to education are organised at both Linate and Malpensa, in order to face the educational requirements of personnel at both airports. Some of the mandatory educational courses concerning airport safety and workplace safety are also available, on request, to the other Linate and Malpensa airport operators.

Centro Formazione

How to reach and contact the Education and Training Centres.

Documents (Italian Version)