Course Title: Aerospace Industry Legislation

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: LAW5133

Course Title: Aerospace Industry Legislation

School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Contact : Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Ms. Yadana Wai
Contact Details: Building 57 Level 5
Telephone: 9925 4461


Nominal Hours: 40

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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

  Tutorial sessions will be scheduled in accordance with the students’ need.

Teaching Schedule

1Tutorial 1
2Tutorial 2
3Tutorial 3
4Tutorial 4
5Tutorial 5
6Tutorial 6
7Tutorial 7
8Tutorial 8
9Tutorial 9
10Final Assessment

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

RMIT Aerospace Industry Legislation lectures
Civil Aviation Act
Civil Aviation Regulations (CASR 1998)
Civil Aviation Orders
Manual of Standards
Advisory Circulars (AC)
Airworthiness Advisory Circulars (AAC)
Civil Aviation Advisory Publications (CAAP)
International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) publications

FAR Handbook for Aviation Maintenance Techinicians



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 the following assessment tasks.
Assignment (50%)
Presentation (50%)

Assessment Matrix

Assessment TaskLearning Outcomes
Assignment 1 to 4
Presentation 1 to 4

Other Information

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