Course Title: Aerospace Industry Legislation

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: LAW5133

Course Title: Aerospace Industry Legislation

School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Contact : Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Program Team Leader and Course Teacher: Nihal Hana
Contact Details: Location: City Campus, Building 57
Telephone: 9925 4523


Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

AERO5384 Introduction to Aerospace

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training to ensure that workplace processes comply with relevant aerospace industry legislation. This course provides an overview of the relevant legislation and documentation within the aerospace industry.
Participants may have supervisory responsibilities that vary from limited to significant.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBH140 Aerospace Industry Legislation

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and source all relevant legislation and documentation.
2. Analyse the content and scope of all relevant legislation.
3. Analyse and monitor the responsibilities of the different users and issuers of policies.
4. Contribute to the development of relevant industry legislation.

Details of Learning Activities

case studies, online reasearch and working on assignment.

Teaching Schedule


This course involves the delivery/assessment of several key topics over 10 weeks using the following format:

Session 1: Introduction to the subject. Identify legislation and its sources:
• Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR)
• Civil Aviation Safety Orders (CASO)
• Civil Aviation Advisory Publications (CAAP)

Session 2: Identify legislation and its sources:
• Airworthiness Advisor Circulars (AAC)
• Airworthiness Directives (AD)

Session: 3 The scope of:
. AD

Session 4: The requirements of relevant:
. AD

Assignment is given

Session 5: Work on Assignment

Session 6: • The impact of the legislation on organizations
• Development, review or upgrade procedures to ensure application of relevant legislation.
• Monitoring industry processes to ensure compliance with legislative requirements

Session 7: • Examples of non-conformance with legislative requirements.
• Preparation of information regarding legislative requirements, to meet the needs of users.
• Development and implementation of corrective actions to ensure conformity with legislation

Assignment 1is due

Session 8: • The procedures for identifying amendments or corrections.
• Documentation in accordance with procedures.
• Identification of changes to workplace practices associated with new industry legislation.

Session 9:  Course Review

Session 10:  Final Examination

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks to aerospace standards.

Assessment Tasks

Participants are required to complete two assessment tasks. The first assessment task is a group assignment worth 40%. The second assessment task (60%) is a final closed-book exam.

Assessment Matrix

Assessment Item 1 Assignment (40%): covers learning outcomes 1 and 2
Assessment Item 2 Closed-Book Exam (60%): covers learning outcomes 1,2,3 and 4

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