Course Detail: CE-2151 - Aviation Safety Programs and Emergency Preparedness in association with NBAA [CE 2151]

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's (ERAU) Aviation Safety Programs and Emergency Preparedness is designed for professionals who want to better understand and implement safety programs within their corporate flight department. Course content includes emergency preparedness, emergency equipment, safety programs, best practices and risk management. This course is part of Embry-Riddle's Corporate Aviation Management Certificate (CAMC) program.

This course awards 1.6 Continuing Education Units upon completion. (CEU)

Who Should Attend

Since aviation management affects every individual and department, professionals working in various capacities across the aviation industry can benefit from this knowledge including:


Course Objectives

This course is currently pending approval for satisfaction of NBAA OPS5, OPS6, and AF3 Learning Objectives. 

Upon completing the course, students should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of the following topics:

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  • Safety best practices and applicable safety regulations
  • Accident/incident tracking system
  • Emergency planning, preparedness, and disaster recovery plans
  • Standard auditing techniques
  • Sources for aircraft-specific information
  • Process used to establish an organizational facilities/maintenance function
  • Types of emergencies and facility emergency plans
  • Characteristics and functions of general health, safety and emergency equipment and systems
  • Regulations surrounding the use of available emergency equipment and systems
  • Common maintenance control procedures for inspections, repairs, and prevention measures, including options for computerized maintenance programs
  • Manufacturer's specifications and practices
  • International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO)
  • Safety programs and the tools to implement them
  • Risk assessment principles and tools
  • Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Regulatory principles surrounding carrying hazardous materials on an aircraft
  • Key areas of a safety audit
  • Key points of developing a safety committee and an accident/incident tracking system
  • Hazardous material response
  • Family assistance plan
  • Procedures for legally interviewing potential employees

Course Information

This is an online asynchronous instructor facilitated course with weekly modules and assignments, but no scheduled meeting times. Students should plan to spend approximately 10-15 hours per week working through the course. Coursework is web-based with no additional software required, although a reliable internet connection is recommended. All courses open 48 business hours in advance of each start date, and must be completed by their scheduled end dates. Digital certificates are available upon successful completion of individual courses. Printed certificates are mailed only upon completion of a full certificate program.

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