Airspace Management and Air Traffic Services

AVA20009 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to equip both Aviation and Air Transportation Management graduates with the skills to operate effectively in an International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) model air space.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Explain international procedures and practices governing the movement of air traffic
2. Discuss the interrelationships between Air Traffic services providers, airlines and airport operators
3. Describe the structure of international air traffic management and the processes for change
4. Describe the effects of change on an air traffic system and the means of reducing the impact of change
5. Describe the national aviation environment and explain the relationship with neighbouring airspace arbiters and the importance of the aviation industry to the national interest
6. Identify and discuss aircraft noise management principles and practices.
7. Demonstrate through individual written communications, a clear and coherent body of knowledge and understanding of the principles of airspace management and regulation.