Fatigue Risk Management Systems (FRMS) (Virtual Classroom)

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About

Benefit from the latest guidance on aviation fatigue management from the IATA Fatigue Risk Management Systems (FRMS) Task Force. Learn how to implement and maintain the fatigue management approach that applies to your company. The course is based on the: IATA-ICAO-IFALPA Fatigue Management Guide for Airline Operators, 2nd Edition, 2015; ICAO Annex 6, Parts 1 and II; ICAO Annex 19; ICAO Doc 9966 Manual for the Oversight of Fatigue Management Approaches; and ICAO Doc 9859 Safety Management Manual (SMM).

Course code: TCVT-33-VC

Please note: This virtual classroom course is under refinement.
The final course content may be slightly different than displayed. IATA reserves the right to change the course content without notice. Please see our Terms and Conditions.

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Each day of the course will include live interactive virtual classroom sessions requiring your participation, multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Technical requirements

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Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of our 3 virtual venues:

  • Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
    Virtual classroom sessions will begin at the earliest at 10 am and end no later than 8 pm (UTC-5)
    e.g. Seattle 07:00-17:00, Lima 09:00-19:00, Montreal 10:00-20:00, Buenos Aires 11:00-21:00, London 15:00-01:00
  • Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
    Virtual classroom sessions will begin at the earliest at 10 am and end no later than 7 pm (UTC+8)
    e.g. Dubai 06:00-15:00, New Delhi 07:30-16:30, Beijing 10:00-19:00, Singapore 10:00-19:00, Sydney 12:00-21:00, Auckland 14:00-23:00
  • Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
    Virtual classroom sessions will begin at the earliest from 9 am and end no later than 6 pm (UTC+2)
    e.g. London 08:00-17:00, Geneva 09:00-18:00, Dubai: 11:00-20:00, New Delhi 12:30-21:30, Beijing 15:00-24:00, Singapore 15:00-24:00

For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal

Next class

Fatigue Risk Management Systems (FRMS) (Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
14 - 16 September, 2020
Register before 24 Aug, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 31 Aug
All prices are before tax. Class no: 127864 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,470
Member
USD 1,890
Regular
USD 2,100

TBC
2 Sessions daily:
10:00-12:00 & 14:00-16:00 UTC+8
06:00-08:00 & 10:00-12:00 Dubai
07:30-09:30 & 11:30-13:30 New Delhi
12:00-14:00 & 16:00-18:00 Sydney

2 additional classes are scheduled

Fatigue Risk Management Systems (FRMS) (Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
26 - 28 October, 2020
Register before 28 Jul, 2020 for a 20% discount
Please register by 05 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 127865 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,470
Member
USD 1,890
Regular
USD 2,100

TBC
2 Sessions daily:
09:00-11:00 & 13:00-15:00 UTC+2
08:00-10:00 & 12:00-14:00 London
09:00-11:00 & 13:00-15:00 Geneva
11:00-13:00 & 15:00-17:00 Dubai
12:30-14:30 & 116:30-18:30 New Delhi
15:00-17:00 & 19:00-21:00 Singapore

Fatigue Risk Management Systems (FRMS) (Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
1 - 3 December, 2020
Register before 02 Sep, 2020 for a 20% discount
Please register by 17 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 127866 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,470
Member
USD 1,890
Regular
USD 2,100

TBC
2 Sessions daily:
10:00-12:00 & 14:00-16:00 UTC+8
06:00-08:00 & 10:00-12:00 Dubai
07:30-09:30 & 11:30-13:30 New Delhi
12:00-14:00 & 16:00-18:00 Sydney

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Be up-to-date on the latest information on fatigue, and how to mitigate the effect of fatigue on aviation safety
  • Recognize current industry requirements and documentation relating to fatigue management
  • Explain the implications of the two different approaches to fatigue management and recognize which applies to your organization
  • Implement fatigue management and meet regulatory requirements

Course content

  • The relationship between fatigue and safety in aviation
  • Lessons from science: sleep science; circadian rhythms; shift work; jet lag; use of bio-mathematical models; measuring crew member fatigue
  • Comparison of an FRMS with the traditional methods of air crew fatigue risk management
  • The benefits of introducing an FRMS
  • How to implement an FRMS
  • FRMS policy and documentation including numerous examples of FRMS policy statements
  • The steps in Fatigue Risk Management processes
  • FRMS safety assurance processes
  • FRMS promotion including Training programs
  • FRMS implementation
  • How to build the culture of trust for a collaborative approach to FRMS implementation
  • Measuring crew member fatigue
  • Investigating fatigue in reports, incidents, accidents

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Air Crew
  • Airline Operations Managers
  • Safety Managers from Airlines and Civil Aviation Authorities

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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