The Global Aviation System

AVA10001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 39 hours

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

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

Higher Ed. Semester 2

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

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

Aims and objectives

The aim of this unit is to introduce students to the aviation industry operational, regulatory and commercial frameworks, as well as airlines, airports and aviation service providers. This will provide students with a fundamental understanding of the interdisciplinary, interdependent nature of the broader aviation industry, which is required in a novice aviation professional. This basic framework will form a foundation for development in subsequent units

Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Identify, describe and differentiate the key business functions, systems and stakeholders which comprise the global aviation system
ULO2Specifically identify the key stakeholders in the Australian aviation environment
ULO3Examine the relationship between the key aviation business functions and stakeholders, both globally and specifically for Australia
ULO4Recall the critical historical events which have shaped the modern aviation environment
ULO5Articulate the primary purpose, goals and constraints of the global aviation system
ULO6Interpret and employ essential aviation domain language to effectivley communicate with aviation stakeholders