Ground Services and Aviation Safety

Ground Services and Aviation Safety is a module selected from the Specialist Diploma in Aviation Management and Services. It enables participants to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills without the need to pursue a full specialist diploma. As this is a stackable course, participants may choose to complete the remaining modules within the validity period, of two years, to be awarded the full Specialist Diploma qualification.

This module discusses two critical domains in aviation management. Under aviation safety, participants will be trained in risk assessment. They will also learn how risk assessment plays an integral part in a safety management system.

The second area of focus for the module is ground service. Participants will be introduced to the processes and resources needed to facilitate the movement of people through the air transport system. The module also covers encompassing security frameworks and exceptional handling processes.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the module, participants will be able to:

  • Describe a safety management system and implement relevant risk management measures

  • Analyse incidents to identify the root cause and contributory factors

  • Describe the passenger facilitation process and resources required

  • Describe ways special situations are handled, along with the requisite resources needed

Entry Requirement

Applicants should have a relevant (Engineering or Hospitality) diploma or degree. Applicants should preferably also have at least two years of relevant working experience. 

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least five years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted will have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.


Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Completion by Republic Polytechnic upon completing the module.

New Intake Commencement Duration Mode and Venue Schedule Application Start and End Date
Oct 2023 30 Hours Online Learning & Face-to-face lesson at Republic Polytechnic Thursday (7:00pm - 10:00pm) 17 Jul 2023 to 31 Aug 2023

Application outcome will be released at least 3 weeks prior to course commencement

Note: RP reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme and amend information without prior notice.
Please click on the "Register" button to view the updated course schedule and fees on the Skills Training & Enhancement Portal (STEP).
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Last updated on 21 Dec 2023

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