Aviation Safety Management Systems

Course code AVIA6150Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Psychology

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.

Available in 2015

WebLearn GradSchoolTrimester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAt 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
ContentThe 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
TransitionNon required
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeIt is expected that most students will have an ATPL, LAME or ATS licence, and/or aviation related experience.
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsEmail Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsEssay submitted via Blackboard
Group/tutorial participation and contributionWritten response to specified questions and discussion of others responses via Blackboard
JournalReflective journal integrating course material with workplace experience.
Contact HoursForums: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for AVIA6150