This diploma program offers a full range of courses meant to provide a comprehensive overview of the burning topic of environmental sustainability in aviation. You will get the opportunity to identify a set of measures you can implement to achieve short, medium and long-term benefits from the environmental perspective while being conscious of financial sustainability. You will also examine how carbon credits are created, the types and locations of carbon offset programs and projects, review the standards that exist for validation/verification of carbon credits, and review the international standards and recommended practice that have been approved to date. You will have the tools to break-down sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) concepts and assess a basic SAF business case. Looking at the human aspect in a company, this program also blends the environmental specific courses with corporate social responsibility, organizational ethics and responsible leadership. These courses will help and guide you in finding your own answers to what ‘leading responsibly’ means at your workplace and how to engage in responsible decision making and avoid ethical blindness.
The program is delivered through LIVE virtual classrooms, providing real-time interactive instructor-led online learning where participants can communicate, view and discuss presentations. During each course you will also engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting.
Upon completion of this diploma you will be able to:
The total cost for the CAS Program (6 modules) will be provided on request.
A passing mark of 70% is required on all assignments and exams. A special distinction is awarded to candidates who obtain a distinction in all, or all but one, of all course exams and assignments that are incorporated in this program. 12 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful completion of the program.
All candidates must complete a formal application:
Explore the evolution of CORSIA (Carbon Offset and Reductions Scheme for International Aviation) at ICAO and review compliance and voluntary carbon markets.
Discuss corporate social responsibility and explore various responsible management and compliance tools
Overview of the most pressing issues aviation is facing in sustainability and receive guidance and tools to map out the landscape and plan a realistic and achievable sustainability strategy.
Become a specialist in designing and implementing Environmental Management Systems (EMS) for airlines, ground handlers, airline caterers and airline MROs
Find out your own answers to what ‘’Leading responsibly’ means in your workplace.
Assess the impact of global policy initiatives from ICAO and implement the Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)