SECTION I: GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE COURSE

Course Code Course Name Year Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
51032METOZ-SHK0083 Aviation Safety 2 Fall 2 0 2 3
Course Type : Compulsory
Cycle: Associate      TQF-HE:5. Master`s Degree      QF-EHEA:Short Cycle      EQF-LLL:5. Master`s Degree
Language of Instruction: English
Prerequisities and Co-requisities: N/A
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Name of Coordinator: Instructor ARZU ÖZÇELİK
Dersin Öğretim Eleman(lar)ı: Instructor ARZU ÖZÇELİK
Dersin Kategorisi: Programme Specific

SECTION II: INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE

Course Objectives & Content

Course Objectives: The aim is to learn the measures to be taken to ensure the flight safety and airport security.
Course Content: Basic concepts related to aviation security, security concept, terrorism and history of terrorism, terrorism and civil aviation, the security elements which threaten aircraft, airport security and flight safety concepts, profiling, behavior analysis, bomb on board, the least risk bomb location (LRBL), the threat of chemical and biological weapons, measures taken by the teams, sabotage, behavior analysis, passenger types, unruly passengers and climbing stages of the event, measures to be taken, threat levels, international legislation and the safety of the cockpit.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs) are those describing the knowledge, skills and competencies that students are expected to achieve upon successful completion of the course. In this context, Course Learning Outcomes defined for this course unit are as follows:
Knowledge (Described as Theoritical and/or Factual Knowledge.)
  1) They have information about Civil Aviation security.
  2) They have information about terrorist incidents and other terrorist incidents of 11 september 2001.
  3) They have knowledge about national and international terminology related to Aviation Security.
  4) Thye have knowledge about national and international legal regulations related to Civil Aviation.
  5) They have information about security areas, measures to be taken and systems used in airports.
  6) They have knowledge about aircraft and aircraft security, private security applications in airports.
Skills (Describe as Cognitive and/or Practical Skills.)
  1) They gain the application skills necessary for aviation security.
Competences (Described as "Ability of the learner to apply knowledge and skills autonomously with responsibility", "Learning to learn"," Communication and social" and "Field specific" competences.)
  1) At the end of this course; students will be able to: Know the concept of flight safety.
  2) Estimate the risk zones.
  3) Classify the types of passenger.
  4) Ensures the safety of the cockpit.
  5) Make Behavioral analysis.

Weekly Course Schedule

Week Subject
Materials Sharing *
Related Preparation Further Study
1) Purpose of aviation security training. Why is security awareness training necessary? Introduction of current threats to aviation, Factors that threaten the aircraft. Concept of Terrorism, history of terrorism, terrorist organizations. modus operandi Lecture notes, videos, ICAO, SHGM documents.
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2) Unlawful interventions against civil aviation (Bombs, sabotage, Chemical and Biological threats, Aircraft hijacking and hostage situations, Airport attacks, Laser radiation threats, Man-Portable Air Defense System (MANPAD) threats. September 11, 2001 attacks and how civil aviation security changed as a result of these attacks. Lecture notes, videos, ICAO, and SHGM documents.
3) Airport sections, Airside, Landside, Security Restricted Area and Critical Section of Security Area, Airport access cards, personnel cards and usage rules, crew screening, crew bags screening/protection, precautions to be taken by cabin crew, Hotel accommodation, Social areas. Security screening and applications for passengers and luggage at the airport. Lecture notes, videos, ICAO, and SHGM documents.
4) National Legislation, International legislation, International Organizations, National Structuring, MSHGK, EADUK, DGCA, Civil Administration, Security Commission, EADB. International agreements and Lecture notes, videos, ICAO, SHGM documents.
5) Aircraft Security Search/Checks, Aircraft Security Search/Control, Aircraft Search Methods, which parts should be searched? Use of ASSCL Form, Communication with Cockpit crew. Searches in transit/transfer flights. Security measures for passengers who board the plane incorrectly and give up on flying. Ders notları Lecture notes,video
6) Ensuring the security of parked aircraft, security measures taken for passenger baggage, Baggage matching, Rush Baggage, Hand baggage, Liquid restriction, Measures taken for hand baggage at transit stops, Measures taken at transit stops. Lecture notes,video
7) Rules for transporting unclaimed items, firearms and sharps and stabs left on the plane. Identification of Prohibited/Dangerous Substances and Goods, Procedures for dangerous goods to be transported Lecture notes
8) Midterm exam
9) Aircraft Protection and Aircraft Access Control, In-flight Safety Criteria, Cockpit Gates, Cockpit Access, Cockpit Communication, Flight Security Officers/Air Police, Acceptance of Flight Procurements, Acceptance of Aircraft Cleaning Materials and Supplies, Aircraft Security Seal Procedures. Ders notları, Lecture notes Lecture notes,video
10) Contingency measures, Bomb alert and action, LRBL, Other Actions, Bomb threat while plane is on the ground and passengers are on board. Bombs notification before the plane is on the ground, the luggage is loaded on the plane and the passengers board the plane. Definition and types of Explosives. Fabricated explosives. Solid (TNT,HMX) Liquid (Nitro, Glycerin), Gas (Natural gas, LPG), Powder (Petn, Tetril, Amatol, TNT), Plastic (C-3, C-4, Com-B, RDX), Hand/Homemade Explosives, Bomb Elements (Explosive, Initiators (capsule/wick), Switch System Wiring, For Camouflage Methods Used). Lecture notes,video
11) Hijacking, stages of hijacking and cabin crews' course of action. Hostage syndromes and techniques to combat these syndromes. Types of passengers with the potential to hijack aircraft. Lecture notes,video
12) Cabin crew behaviour during and after the hijacking. Reporting procedures, reporting the moment of crisis, Reporting types of incidents. Sensitive information that should not be shared with the press and media. Lecture notes,video
13) Passengers exhibiting suspicious behaviour, Basic principles of profiling, Unruly/Disruptive passengers, ICAO Threat levels, Physical restraint and handcuffs. Physical response methods, Notification to the cockpit, Potentially hazardous passengers (Deported persons, Inadmissible passengers, Arrested/Convicted passengers, Illegal (rebel) passengers) Lecture notes,video
14) Security measures are to be applied to potentially dangerous passengers and security guards accompanying them. Incident reporting (Related forms), the minimum information that should be included in the forms. Security measures to be applied to Special categories and PTA Passengers (VIP, Diplomatic, HKK passengers, Disabled passengers). Persons are exempt from security search. Communication with unruly/ Disruptive passengers, methods of persuasion, methods of coping with stress, anger control, listening skills, crisis management, Lecture notes,video
*These fields provides students with course materials for their pre- and further study before and after the course delivered.

Recommended or Required Reading & Other Learning Resources/Tools

Course Notes / Textbooks: 1. Havayolu Taşımacılığında Uçucu Ekip Yönetimi, Özgür Karagülle ve Tarık Birgüven.
2. Havacılık Güvenlik Sistemi, Ulaştırma Başkanlığı Sivil Havacılık Genel Müdürlüğü, Havacılık Güvenliği Daire Başkanlığı.
3. Havacılık Güvenliği Ders Notları.
References: Notes of Aircraft Sequrity
Annex 17,
SHGM 17.2 Talimat
SHGM 17.3 Talimat
SHGM Emniyet Yönetimi El Kitabı

SECTION III: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COURSE UNIT AND COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs)

(The matrix below shows how the course learning outcomes (CLOs) associates with programme learning outcomes (both KPLOs & SPLOs) and, if exist, the level of quantitative contribution to them.)

Relationship Between CLOs & PLOs

(KPLOs and SPLOs are the abbreviations for Key & Sub- Programme Learning Outcomes, respectively. )
CLOs/PLOs KPLO 1 KPLO 2 KPLO 3 KPLO 4 KPLO 5
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
CLO1
CLO1
CLO2
CLO2
CLO3
CLO3
CLO4
CLO4
CLO5
CLO5
CLO6
CLO7

Level of Contribution of the Course to PLOs

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Programme Learning Outcomes Contribution Level (from 1 to 5)
1) Explains the basic, theoretical and practical knowledge of International and National Civil Aviation and Cabin Services. 3
2) Interprets the philosophy of Civil Aviation and Cabin Services.
3) Explains the basic and theoretical knowledge required by national and international civil aviation. 3
4) Applies the theoretical knowledge learned in business life for a semester.
5) Acquires the competencies defined as the institutional outcomes of Beykoz University on the basic level, inline with the expectations of business world and the society

SECTION IV: TEACHING-LEARNING & ASSESMENT-EVALUATION METHODS OF THE COURSE

Teaching & Learning Methods of the Course

(All teaching and learning methods used at the university are managed systematically. Upon proposals of the programme units, they are assessed by the relevant academic boards and, if found appropriate, they are included among the university list. Programmes, then, choose the appropriate methods in line with their programme design from this list. Likewise, appropriate methods to be used for the course units can be chosen among those defined for the programme.)
Teaching and Learning Methods defined at the Programme Level
Teaching and Learning Methods Defined for the Course
Lectures
Discussion
Case Study
Problem Solving
Demonstration
Views
Laboratory
Reading
Homework
Project Preparation
Thesis Preparation
Peer Education
Seminar
Technical Visit
Course Conference
Brain Storming
Questions Answers
Individual and Group Work
Role Playing-Animation-Improvisation
Active Participation in Class

Assessment & Evaluation Methods of the Course

(All assessment and evaluation methods used at the university are managed systematically. Upon proposals of the programme units, they are assessed by the relevant academic boards and, if found appropriate, they are included among the university list. Programmes, then, choose the appropriate methods in line with their programme design from this list. Likewise, appropriate methods to be used for the course units can be chosen among those defined for the programme.)
Aassessment and evaluation Methods defined at the Programme Level
Assessment and Evaluation Methods defined for the Course
Midterm
Presentation
Final Exam
Quiz
Report Evaluation
Homework Evaluation
Oral Exam
Thesis Defense
Jury Evaluation
Practice Exam
Evaluation of Implementation Training in the Workplace
Active Participation in Class
Participation in Discussions

Relationship Between CLOs & Teaching-Learning, Assesment-Evaluation Methods of the Course

(The matrix below shows the teaching-learning and assessment-evaluation methods designated for the course unit in relation to the course learning outcomes.)
LEARNING & TEACHING METHODS
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
ASSESMENT & EVALUATION METHODS
CLO1 CLO1 CLO2 CLO2 CLO3 CLO3 CLO4 CLO4 CLO5 CLO5 CLO6 CLO7
-Lectures -Midterm
-Discussion -Presentation
-Case Study -Final Exam
-Problem Solving -Quiz
-Demonstration -Report Evaluation
-Views -Homework Evaluation
-Laboratory -Oral Exam
-Reading -Thesis Defense
-Homework -Jury Evaluation
-Project Preparation -Practice Exam
-Thesis Preparation -Evaluation of Implementation Training in the Workplace
-Peer Education -Active Participation in Class
-Seminar - Participation in Discussions
-Technical Visit
-Course Conference
-Brain Storming
-Questions Answers
-Individual and Group Work
-Role Playing-Animation-Improvisation
-Active Participation in Class

Contribution of Assesment & Evalution Activities to Final Grade of the Course

Measurement and Evaluation Methods # of practice per semester Level of Contribution
Quizzes 2 % 20.00
Midterms 1 % 30.00
Semester Final Exam 1 % 50.00
Total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 50
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 50
Total % 100

SECTION V: WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED FOR THE COURSE

WORKLOAD OF TEACHING & LEARNING ACTIVITIES
Teaching & Learning Activities # of Activities per semester Duration (hour) Total Workload
Course 14 2 28
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application 0 0 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) 0 0 0
Field Work 0 0 0
Study Hours Out of Class 0 0 0
Presentations / Seminar 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Homework Assignments 1 10 10
Total Workload of Teaching & Learning Activities - - 38
WORKLOAD OF ASSESMENT & EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
Assesment & Evaluation Activities # of Activities per semester Duration (hour) Total Workload
Quizzes 2 6 12
Midterms 1 10 10
Semester Final Exam 1 17 17
Total Workload of Assesment & Evaluation Activities - - 39
TOTAL WORKLOAD (Teaching & Learning + Assesment & Evaluation Activities) 77
ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE (Total Workload/25.5 h) 3