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Aviation Operations

Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Describe and work within Canadian and international regulations and regulatory bodies related to aviation.
  • Assist in operating, maintaining and administering airports in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Apply principles of management in administering air terminals and air carrier fleets, including cargo.
  • Verify all servicing and maintenance requirements of aircraft for safe and efficient operation of air carrier fleets.
  • Apply accounting and finance principles to prepare and follow budgets, do cost analysis, and effectively work with leases and contracts.
  • Organize the safe and effective handling and transportation of hazardous materials.
  • Employ basic skills in decision making, problem solving and human relations consistent with a junior management position.
  • Communicate on a radio in accordance with the appropriate Industry Canada guidelines, including the successful obtainment of a Restricted Radiotelephone Operators Certificate.
  • Implement accident and emergency response procedures for an aviation operation.
  • Define the security systems available to respond to the security threats faced by the Canadian civil aviation industry.
  • Perform cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and emergency first aid according to recognized industry standards of expertise.
  • Describe the design and control of Canadian airspace, the principles of meteorology and the navigational systems and aids used in aviation.