Aviation Safety Management Systems

10 Units

The course is intended to improve knowledge of Aviation Safety Management Systems. The course is aimed to encourage students to develop competency in establishing and maintaining safety management systems in real operations, in accordance with appropriate regulations and advisory publications.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability Trimester 3 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)

At the end of the course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate sound knowledge of safety management systems in applied settings
  2. Demonstrate the ability to collect and collate information and prepare an appropriate discussion paper
  3. Identify and locate information relevant to the topic areas
  4. Participate effectively in electronic communication
  5. Demonstrate ability to communicate ideas in written form
  6. Demonstrate ability to manage time effectively to complete tasks

The course integrates advanced knowledge of safety management systems with appreciation of human factors, in accordance with CASA Advisory Circular 119-165 Safety Management Training.

Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition Non required
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge It is expected that most students will have an ATPL, LAME or ATS licence, and/or aviation related experience.
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching Methods Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Essay submitted via Blackboard
  • Group/tutorial participation and contribution - Written response to specified questions and discussion of others responses via Blackboard
  • Journal - Reflective journal integrating course material with workplace experience.
Contact Hours
  • Forums: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials
  • Safety Management Systems in Aviation
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for AVIA6150

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