In 1981 he graduated from the Aktobe Higher Flight School of Civil Aviation (now the Republic State Institution of Air Defence Forces Military Institute after the Twice Hero of the Soviet Union T.Begeldinov of Ministry of Defence of Republic of Kazakhstan) (Aktobe, Kazakhstan).
In 1988-1990 – State courses in English (Leningrad).
In February 2003, he completed training under the "Internal Audit" program (an expert on internal audits of the quality management system) (St. Petersburg).
In January 2007, he completed training under the program "Training of Civil Aviation Organizations Specialists in the System of Operational Safety Documentation and Quality Management System" at the Institute of Executives and Industry Specialists of the St. Petersburg State University of Civil Aviation.
In September 2007, he completed training under the program "Training of Aviation Personnel Ensuring Flight Safety in Civil Aviation" at the Institute of Executives and Industry Specialists of St. Petersburg State University of Civil Aviation.
In December 2007 – ICAO course "Safety Management Systems" (St. Petersburg, Russia).
In January 2008 – IATA course "Flight safety management systems for airlines" (Moscow, Russia).
In March 2008 – IATA course "Rules of Investigation of Aircraft Accidents" (Cairo, Egypt).
In May 2008 – the course "Training of pilot-instructors" at the training center of the Lufthansa Airlines (Frankfurt am Main, Germany).
In June 2008, he completed training under the program "Training of State Civil Aviation Inspectors" at the Institute of Executives and Industry Specialists of St. Petersburg State University of Civil Aviation.
In July 2008 – "Basic training course for pilot-instructors" at the Oxford Aviation Academy (Stockholm, Sweden).
In February 2009 – IATA course "Ground flight safety audit" (Dubai, United Arab Emirates).
December 2011 – joint courses of ICAO, IATA, IFALPA "Fatigue Risk Management System" (St. Petersburg, Russia).
In September 2012 – courses for state inspectors in the field of civil aviation and civil aviation inspectors.
Co-pilot of the aircraft Yakovlev-40.
Co-pilot of the Tupolev-145 aircraft.
Captain of the aircraft Tupolev-154.
Captain of the aircraft Airbus-320.
Pilot-instructor of aircraft Tupolev-154, Airbus-320.
Deputy Commander of the Air Squadron .
Commander of the Air Squadron.
Deputy Flight Director – Head of the Flight Methodology Department of Rossiya Airlines.
Deputy Head of the Flight Safety Inspectorate of Rossiya Airlines.
Deputy General Director of Rossiya Airlines for Flight Safety – Head of the Flight Safety Inspectorate.
For 30 years of work in civil aviation, the flight hours amounted to 12181 hours.
He was repeatedly involved by the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) and the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation to participate in the investigation of accidents with civil aircraft as an expert (specialist).