AVIATION Safety Officer course (ASO)



Aviation Safety Officer (ASO)
Duration: 4.5 days
CEUs: 3.6
Tuition: $2,875.00 USD

 The Aviation Safety Officer Course focuses on the duties and responsibilities demanded of a civil and/or military Flight Safety Officer (Aviation Safety Officer). This is a 4.5-day introductory course (condensed version of SCSI’s Aircraft Accident Investigation (AAI) Course, specifically designed to provide the new Flight Safety Officer with insight into Aircraft Accident Investigation, Flight Safety Programs, Reporting, mishap preparation & response, threat/error detection & management/mitigation, mishap prevention and Human Factors (Air and Ground).

Course Topics

•    Safety Theories and Philosophy
•    Fundamentals of Prevention
•    Mishap Prevention Concepts
•    Military Aviation Safety Agencies
•    The Organization and Elements of An Armed Forces Safety Program
•    An overview of Applicable Rules and Regulations
•    Basic Management Concepts and duties for Flight Safety Officers
•    The Military Aviation Safety Dichotomy
•    Legal Issues in aviation safety
•    Privileged, classified and sensitive information aspects
•    STANAG elements and requirements
•    The Elements/Requirements of a Military Flight Safety Program
•    Development of Operational Safety Training
•    Operational Risk Management/Threat & Error Management
•    Distribution of Safety Information and Information Reporting Systems
•    Hazard Identification, Reporting Systems and Hazard Elimination (ASAP, etc.)
•    The Duties of a Flight Safety Officer
•    HFACS 7.0
•    Safety Inspections and Audits
•    Aircraft maintenance and ground operations/Maintenance Human Factors
•    Flight Safety Meetings 
•    Safety Education and Training
•    Airfield Safety
•    Flight Safety in Aircraft Maintenance
•    Privileged & Classified Information aspects
•    Military regulatory policy (Orders) oversight and enforcement

Who Should Attend

  • Safety personnel who will be assigned as organizational flight safety officers.
  • Anyone who needs an in-depth understanding of the accident/incident mishap prevention process.

How You Will Benefit

  • You will gain the knowledge and techniques to establish, administer and evaluate an accident/Incident prevention program.
  • You will acquire a basic understanding of human factors, human performance and the physiological limitations that apply to mishap prevention in the aviation environment.
  • You will learn the basics of the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS) and how to employ this powerful tool.
  • The participant develops an understanding of the entire investigation process and is well prepared to participate in future investigations.




Course Administration and Location

This course will be conducted at the Redondo Beach Hotel. Classes begin daily at 0800 and end at 1700 except on Friday when class ends at noon.

This course is also available as a contract course to be delivered at the customer’s location or in Southern California.

Contact SCSI at 310-517-8844 x104 for details on this course.