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This unit will provide you with a broad understanding of the application of safety processes within the aviation industry. You will learn basic concepts of system safety as they developed alongside the aviation industry. You will also learn about standards and practices for safety management with reference to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and CASA. You will recognize a systematic approach that is established using four main components including Safety Policy, Safety Assurance, Safety Risk Management, and Safety Promotion to manage safety and how human factors are related within the four components of safety. You will also develop a solid understanding of safety culture and its associated subcultures.
Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 1
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
There are no requisites for this unit.
Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit,
should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification.
Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability.
See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
Offerings For Term 1 - 2024
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes –
in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory.
International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet
both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period
(satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).