Skip to main content

Course Outlines

Course outlines are provided here for your information and reference as they become available and have received the required approvals.

Available BCIT course outlines can be accessed by selecting the term, the course subject and the course number from the dropdown list(s) below. If outlines are available for your selected term and course, they will then be listed. If any of these steps don’t result in what you are looking for, it indicates that no outline is currently available. If you are looking for an outline from a current term please check back closer to the start of the course or consult another outline from a previous term.  Please keep in mind that the content from previous outlines may be different than current offerings of the course. For historical outlines not covered in this system please contact BCIT Library at 604-432-8370 to see if they have the outline you require.

The course outline is a statement of educational intent and direction, providing BCIT students with clear, concise, accurate and readily available information related to course content and administration. BCIT course outlines are governed by Policy 5403 and the creation of course outlines is subject to the procedure described in 5403-PR1.

Airport Operations - AVAO


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

At the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Describe and define the six elements of a Safety Management System (SMS) culture.
  • Explain the concept of assessing and managing acceptabele levels of risk.
  • Assess risk within the context of a Safety Management System.
  • Describe the typical policies and procedures of an Airport Safety Action Program (ASAP).
  • Identify the components and procedures for conducting regular airside safety inspections.
  • Describe the medical facilities and services appropriate for a given airport.
  • Describe how to safely approach and enter an aircraft when under emergency conditions.
  • Describe all the roles, responsibilities and actions of each emergency response agency for ditching, crash on and off airport, hazardous material spills, aircraft and structural fires, high jacking, security breach, bomb threats or sabotage to facilities or aircraft.
  • Describe the structure and format of an Airport Emergency Response Plan (AERP).
  • Research and develop and AERP outline.
  • Explain how to comply with Canadian Aviation Regulations, subpart 302,303, and 308.
  • Outline an aircraft removal plan including associated equipment and processes.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2007

More Course Outlines