Standard Operating Procedures/Safety Emergency Procedures (SOP/SEP)

Our Initial and Recurrent SOP/SEP is for those who are starting their careers in aviation or for those requiring a refresher. This course will give you a thorough understanding of all standard operating procedures (SOPs) under normal operations, as well as safety emergency procedures (SEPs) so you have the skills and confidence to act in the unlikely event that an emergency situation should occur. This course includes handling and donning of all portable safety equipment and meets both EASA and CAA requirements.

SOP/SEP Syllabus:
  • Actions assigned to Cabin Crew Members for normal and emergency procedures
  • Location and handling of all safety equipment and emergency equipment
  • Oxygen systems
  • Donning of life jackets and PBE*
  • Handling of portable oxygen
  • Stowage of articles in the cabin
  •  Procedures related to surface contamination
Emergency Procedures Including:
  • Pilot incapacitation
  • Motivation of passengers and crowd control in emergency evacuations
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Incident and accident review
Location, Removal & Use of Safety Emergency Equipment
  • Lifejackets donning & practical handling of infant lifejackets and flotation cots if applicable
  • Fire extinguishers & PBE handling relevant to aircraft type
  • Slide raft/life raft, survival pack including content
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Other portable safety equipment
Other Topics Include:
  • Turbulence Procedures
  • Effective communication between Flight and Cabin Crew
  • Pre-flight briefing
  • Competence and fitness to fly
  • Authority and responsibility for evacuation and other emergency procedures
  • Abled Bodied Passengers (ABPs) and Special Category Passengers (SCPs)
  • Sterile flight deck Pre-flight checks
  • Carriage of live animals Re-fuelling with passengers on-board
  • Normal and emergency passenger briefing and safety demonstration
  • Cabin, galley and toilet secure checks
  • Silent review
  • Decompression including hypoxia and time of useful consciousness
  • Emergency cabin preparation
  • Land and water evacuation
  •  Rejected take-off/go around
  •  In-flight fire drill

*PBEs include: Air Liquide, Avox-Scott, B/E Aerospace, Essex, Oycrew

In compliance with:


  • ORO.CC.140 and ORO.FC.230