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Aviation Safety Fundamentals

About the Course

IATA’s Aviation Safety Fundamentals course will provide you with a basic understanding of the general principles and concepts of safety to help you develop a ‘safety conscience’.

With this new knowledge, you will feel more confident about discussing the role of safety in aviation, as well as ensuring you are ready to take your first steps in a safety career. The course will cover key safety topics and through practical examples, demonstrate how these relate to roles within the aviation industry.

Not only will this help you develop your safety leadership capability, but it will also enable you to engage and contribute towards a positive safety culture.


Once you have completed the exam or the duration of the Course elapses, you will not be able to access the course contents.

What You will Learn

Upon completing this Course, you will be able to:

  • Describe safety working practices and procedures implemented in the aviation industry
  • Describe how personal responsibility contributes to a safety conscience and a safety-conscious workplace

Course Contents

The Key Topics Include:

  • Introduction to safety in aviation
  • Aviation safety regulatory environment
  • Human factors in aviation
  • Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS)
  • Safety policy and objectives
  • Safety culture
  • Application of safety practices in aviation roles

Who Should Attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Entry-level aviation employees
  • Newly hired staff working in airlines, airports and ground handlers
Exam Information

If you need help studying this course, click here to connect with a Tutor/Expert. The Tutor/Expert will help you by teaching you the ab initio of Aviation, and some aviation terms.

If you are interested in this Course, click on the Register Button below. This connects you to an expert that will guide you to register and show you how to maneuver throughout your studies period.