Emergency Planning and Management Part 2

AVA80018 12.5 Credit Points Off-Campus


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • Nil

Aims and objectives

This unit examines Emergency Planning and Management procedures and practices. This particularly relates to accident investigation and prevention, as well as operator obligations and requirements for planning and managing emergencies. The unit also discusses how these procedures and practices relate to national and international requirements particularly those of CASA and ICAO.

Unit Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Describe the safety and regulatory framework underpinning aircraft accident investigation
2. Explain the implications of modern aircraft design and current manufacturing technology for safety factors, crashworthiness and certification in aviation
3. Describe the various proactive systems used to monitor, measure and report aircraft and aviation safety
4. Identify and discuss the team structure and the roles of personnel involved in accident investigation, including the duties and responsibilities of the Coroner, and the nature of coronial involvement in relation to accident investigation
5. Critically examine the techniques and procedures used in accident investigation
6. Identify and discuss requirements and needs to enable organisations to plan for, and respond to, aviation emergencies appropriately
7. Demonstrate through the acquisition of technical knowledge and informed individual written communications the application of analysis and theory to current practices and developments in accident investigation.