MSM-1400 Safety and Security for the FBO

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program
FBO Management Certificate

Course Length
1 month

Course Dates & Locations
Online beginning: April 25, 2019 
June 1, 2019 
September 1, 2019 
November 1 2019 
January 1, 2020 
March 1, 2020 
May 1, 2020

Your registration will be handled by a secure payment system. Credit card information will not be saved.



Safety and Security programs for the Fixed Base Operation (FBO) is designed for any professionals who wants to better understand and ultimately implement safety and security programs within the FBO. Concepts covered include emergency preparedness, emergency equipment, safety programs, best practices, and risk management.  Other topics include regulatory issues affecting safety as well as various safety auditing techniques.

Who Should Attend

  • Fixed Based Operator managers and prospective management employees
  • Professionals working in the industry looking to advance their understanding of FBO operations

Course Objectives

  • Safety Management Systems (SMS)
  • Applicable safety regulations
  • Accident/incident tracking systems
  • Emergency preparedness plan
  • Disaster recovery plan
  • Standard auditing techniques
  • Sources for aircraft-specific information
  • Processes used to establish an organizational facility maintenance function
  • Types of emergencies
  • Facility emergency plans
  • Characteristics and functions of general health, safety and emergency equipment and systems
  • Regulations surrounding use of emergency equipment and systems
  • Available equipment and options
  • Applicable documents and documentation procedures
  • Facility management
  • Environmental compliance and noise abatement
  • Building and property inspections
  • Building maintenance and repair requirements
  • Principles of line management
  • Guidelines of airport and facility security
  • Planning and implementation of strategic ground operations and overflow

Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900

This course is asynchronous and instructor facilitated. You will not be required to log in at the same time as your instructor, but you will have assignments due each week. You can log in at any time to complete course assignments.