Course Detail: MSM-1400 - Safety and Security for the FBO [MSM 1400]

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's (ERAU) Safety and Security for the Fixed Base Operator (FBO) is designed for professionals wanting to better understand and implement safety and security programs within the FBO. Course content focuses on emergency preparedness, emergency equipment, safety programs, best practices, and risk management. Other topics include regulatory issues affecting safety and various safety auditing techniques. This course is part of Embry-Riddle's FBO Management professional education certificate.

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Who Should Attend

  • FBO management or prospective management employees
  • Professionals working in the industry looking to advance their understanding of FBO operations

Course Objectives

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

  • Accident/incident tracking systems
  • Applicable safety regulations
  • Available equipment and options
  • Building and property inspections, maintenance, and repair requirements
  • Characteristics and functions of general health, safety and emergency equipment and systems
  • Environmental compliance and noise abatement
  • Facility emergency plans, emergency preparedness plans, and disaster recovery plans
  • Facility management
  • Guidelines of airport and facility security
  • Planning and implementation of strategic ground operations and overflow
  • Principles of line management
  • Processes for establishing an organizational facility maintenance function
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  • Regulations surrounding use of emergency equipment and systems
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS)
  • Sources for aircraft-specific information
  • Standard auditing techniques
  • Types of emergencies

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.

 Session Information: W0924-MSM1400-V1

Schedule: starting on 09/01/24 and ending on 09/28/24
Safety and Security for the FBO : $599.00

Facility Detail

Online Course
ERAU Worldwide Campus
Online, FL 00000
(386) 481-9070