Duration: 20 hours
Delivery Mode: Self-Study Online
Language: English

Aviation Fundamentals (AVIFUN) is an engaging 20-hour self-study online course that consists of 10 online modules and teaches the fundamentals of the international air transport system. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the various aviation activities performed across all aviation areas that encompass the international air transport system and inspire individuals about the different fields of aviation as they consider their professional goals and career path.

This interactive course incorporates a variety of media, using a combination of imagery, videos, and interactive cases, to allow learners to explore sector-related challenges and opportunities. Each module concludes with a review quiz, targeting the key learning objectives and allowing learners to test their understanding.

Learning objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Describe the origins of aviation and the history of international aviation law
Describe the general framework of the 1944 Chicago Convention, including its function and key achievements
Describe the basic process that allows aircraft to fly and be controlled while airborne
Explain how international regulations impact the design and airworthiness of aircraft
Describe different types of airlines and how their operations vary
Summarize the global economy and other factors impacting supply and demand
Explain several categories of aviation operations within the General Aviation sector
Describe the international regulations impacting aviation operations
Explain why air traffic management is essential in the aviation industry
Explain the operational structure of airports, specifically elements of airside and landside operations
Discuss the types of acts of unlawful interference and other criminal activities that may occur within the aviation industry, including bombings and hijackings, drug smuggling and human trafficking
Explain the importance of accurate weather information in aviation and how the global community cooperates to forecast and disseminate weather data
Describe the global accident rate and the related costs of an accident
Outline several human factors issues that impact all aviation professionals

Target audience

Aspiring new aviation professionals as well as professionals transitioning into aviation
Civil Aviation Authorities, Member States, Airline Operators, and other aviation industry professionals

Course content

Course Introduction
Module 1 - Air Law
Module 2 - Aircraft
Module 3 - Airlines
Module 4 - General Aviation
Module 5 - Navigation
Module 6 - Airports
Module 7 - Security
Module 8 - Environment
Module 9 - Accidents
Module 10 - Safety

Evaluation and certification

Final Exam: 80% Grade mark/ 3 attempts
Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive ICAO’s e-Certificate.

How to register

Location Member / WBP Price Non-Member Price Register
Online US$250 US$250 Register