Aviation Safety Fundamentals


About

This course will provide you with a basic understanding of the general principles and concepts of safety to help you develop a ‘safety conscience’. With this new knowledge, you will feel more confident about discussing the role of safety in aviation, as well as ensuring you are ready to take your first steps in a safety career. The course will cover key safety topics and through practical examples, demonstrate how these relate to roles within the aviation industry. Not only will this help you develop your safety leadership capability, but it will also enable you to engage and contribute towards a positive safety culture.

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Course Code: TALP-42

Course format

  • The course is available in e-book format.
  • This course requires approximately 20-25 hours of study to be completed in 12 months from the purchase date (enrollment validity).
  • After the enrollment validity expires, you will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

Enrol at an Authorized Training Center to study these materials with the help of a local trainer, or alternatively, you can choose to study these materials on your own.

Registration information

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Registration

Dev. Nations
USD 315 (e-book)
Regular
USD 350 (e-book)
English

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Describe the importance and regulation of safety in the aviation industry
  • State the basic principles of aviation safety including: its definition, why you would use a Safety Management System (SMS), and the requirements and components
  • Explain safety policy and objectives including management commitment, responsibility and safety accountabilities
  • Discuss the importance of a positive safety culture
  • Describe safety working practices and procedures implemented in the aviation industry
  • Describe how personal responsibility contributes to a safety conscience and a safety-conscious workplace

Course content

  • Introduction to safety in aviation
  • Aviation safety regulatory environment
  • Human factors in aviation
  • Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS)
  • Safety policy and objectives
  • Safety culture
  • Application of safety practices in aviation roles

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Entry-level aviation employees
  • Newly hired staff working in airlines, airports and ground handlers

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate is awarded to participants successfully passing the final exam.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Partner-taught / Self-study exams, and check the Course Edition List for Exams when booking your exam.

  • Exam Method: Online exam with remote supervision
  • Exam Format: Multiple choice questions (closed book)
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Time Allowance: 2.5 hours
  • Passing Grade: 60% correct answers
  • Distinction: 90% correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

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