Course Detail: ALF-4000 - Air Transport Fundamentals


  

Overview

As part of a joint Aviation Management Program between the International Aviation Transportation Association (IATA) and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, this course will provide you with an overview of the air transportation system that illustrates the interdependence among its components: airlines, airports, civil aviation authorities and air navigation services.  Note: This course may only be taken as part of the Aviation Management Program.  Click here for more information.

Course format

This course requires approximately 45 hours of study to be completed in 12 months from the purchase date (enrollment validity). After the enrollment validity expires, the users will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam. 

Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Apply your knowledge and skills in the aviation industry and make more effective decisions for your organisation
  • Become a more valuable employee or potential employee by having a thorough knowledge of the air transport industry, its function and role
  • Provide insight into current trends and issues in civil aviation, such as aviation safety and security, law and new technology

Key topics

  • Overview of the air transport system
  • Aviation law
  • Role and function of world aviation organizations
  • Role and function of civil aviation authorities (CAAs)
  • Role and function of airlines
  • Role and function of airports
  • Role and function of air navigation service (ANS) providers
  • Impact of technology on air transportation
  • The future of air transportation

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Junior-level managers in all fields of aviation
  • Managers entering the aviation industry

Certificate awarded

A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of the entire Aviation Management Program (6 courses).  Students are also awarded the AvMP designation by IATA.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Partner-taught / Self-study exams, and check the Course edition list for exams.

  • Exam Method: Online exam with remote supervision
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions, Closed Text Book
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Time Allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing Grade: 60 correct answers
  • Distinction Grade: 90 correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

Available Sessions