CUR-1 Aviation Safety Management Short-Course

Quick Facts

Early Bird Fee: $1,300 (prior to 01/30/19) Standard Fee: $1,400

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course Length
Tuesday to Thursday, March 12-14, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Course Dates & Location
Willemstad, Curaçao
March 12-14, 2019

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The Aviation Safety Management course in Curacao is designed to provide the participant with the working knowledge of the development and management of an effective safety program. The philosophical and historical development of major concepts are examined with particular emphasis on areas of special concern in organizational accident prevention.

The participant will analyze the influence of culture, morale, and education and training, as well as review problems facing today’s aviation safety program manager and learn how to deal with basic safety and risk management concepts, as well as analyze program elements typically found in aviation safety programs. Participants will partake in classroom exercises based on real-world experiences to learn how to use additional tools and techniques to promote safety management in their organization.

Course topics include: Building Aviation Safety Programs, Safety Culture, Accident Preparation and Investigation, The Economics of Aviation Safety, Safety Analysis Techniques, Accident Crash & Emergency Management and Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS).

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be proficient in the following:

  • Describe typical goals of an aviation safety program and various techniques available to achieve these goals.
  • Describe concepts of risk management as applied to aviation safety.
  • Become familiar with the authority and responsibilities normally given to the aviation safety program manager and ascertain how they can be used to effectuate changes in the management of aviation safety.
  • Recognize the various components of Safety Management System Programs.

Who Should Attend

Because safety risks affect every individual and department, professionals working in various capacities across the aviation industry can benefit from this knowledge including:

  • Safety Officers & Professionals
  • Pilots
  • Airport Managers
  • Fixed Base Operators
  • Airport Risks Managers

Fun Facts

CuraƧao is a spectacularly beautiful island, just off the coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea, surrounded by turquoise waters, pristine sand, and enveloped in blissfully perfect weather year-round. It is the largest and most industrialized island of the Netherland Antilles, covering 182 square miles and is known for its multi-cultural population, with Dutch, Papiamentu and English as official languages.

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About the Instructor

Anthony Brickhouse

Anthony Brickhouse

Associate Professor of Aerospace and Occupational Safety; Air Safety Investigator; Manager, Aerospace Forensic Lab; Aviation/Aerospace Safety Consultant 

Anthony T. Brickhouse is an associate professor assigned to the Department of Applied Aviation Sciences in the College of Aviation at the Daytona Beach campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Before joining the faculty of ERAU, he served as the Assistant Aviation Safety Program Manager for the Daytona Beach campus. Before joining the aviation safety staff at ERAU, he was assigned to the Vehicle Performance Division of the Office of Research and Engineering at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in Washington, District of Columbia. During the span of his career, he has investigated numerous aircraft accidents and safety events.