Course Detail: ASPM - Aviation Safety Program Management

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The Aviation Safety Program Management course developed by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is designed to provide the participant with the working knowledge of the development and management of an effective safety program. The philosophical and historical development of major concepts are examined with particular emphasis on areas of special concern in organizational accident prevention.

The participant will analyze the influence of morale, education, training, the role of the supervisor, and other substantial program elements of value to the safety manager. Participants will partake in classroom exercises based on real-world experiences to learn how to use additional tools and techniques to promote safety management in their organization.

Course topics include: Safety Culture, Disaster-Emergency Planning, Internal Reporting Systems, Human Factors, Safety Risk Management, and Safety Management Systems (SMS).

Course curriculum and elements of this course may be applicable to meet the training requirements for eligible candidates to apply for the ICAP Federal Aviation Safety Officer Certificate (ASO). The ASO program is sponsored by the Safety Standards and Training Subcommittee of the Interagency Committee for Aviation Policy (ICAP).

This course can be taken independently, or toward the Certificate of Management in Aviation Safety.

Who Should Attend

Because safety risks affect every individual and department, professionals working in various capacities across the aviation industry can benefit from this knowledge including:

  • Pilots
  • Airport Managers
  • Safety Professionals
  • Airport Risks Managers

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be proficient in the following:

  • Explore various analytical techniques used to demonstrate compliance with the residual risk requirements specified in FAR 25.1309.
  • Apply system safety concepts to the operational environment.
  • Use the design order of precedence to evaluate the effectiveness of hazard controls.
  • Describe typical goals of an aviation safety program and various techniques available to achieve these goals.
  • Become familiar with the authority and responsibilities normally given to the aviation safety program manager and ascertain how they can be used to effectuate changes in the management of aviation safety. 
  • Recognize the various components of Safety Management System Programs.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Embry-Riddle will award 3.5 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) to each attendee who successfully completes the course.

Attendees Said ...

"Thanks for all, Embry-Riddle has the best teachers and professionals in the aviation area."

"The program is highly educative and has improved my safety management awareness. I am now better informed about safety culture."

Registration Information

The preferred method of payment is credit-card at the time of registration. If you are paying by another method of payment (wire-transfer, employer voucher, check/PO), please 'Create Profile' from the left menu and then contact Daytona Beach ProEd to submit a registration request. Please note registrations are not guaranteed until payment is received in full.

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation charge of $150 will be assessed on any standard cancellations. A late cancellation charge of 25% of the course registration fee will be assessed on cancellations occurring within 14 days of the start of the course. For additional information, please review the detailed cancellation, deferment, no-show and refund policies.

 Session Information: D1024-ASPM-F1

Schedule: Every day, starting on 10/28/24 and ending on 11/01/24
Times: 08:00am-04:00pm EDT

Additional Information

Contact: Crystal Fornataro
Tel: 386.226.6928


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Daytona Beach Campus
Boeing Center for Aviation & Aerospace Safety (Daytona Beach Campus, FL)
1 Aerospace Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

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