School of Aviation Safety

Course Overview

The mission of the Naval School of Aviation Safety (SAS) is to educate Aviation Professionals, at all levels, to foster a culture that has safety intrinsically tied to all operations and activities. Visit the Naval Safety Command to learn more. ​

 

Course Description

Aviation Safety Officer Course (CIN: C-4J-3302)

Purpose:  A 23-day course designed to prepare aviation safety officers, as defined in OPNAVINST 3750, to assist commanders and commanding officers in conducting aggressive mishap prevention programs. When the ASO completes this course he/she will be able to investigate mishaps, organize and administer a squadron mishap prevention program, identify hazards, manage risks and analyze safety information. 

Eligibility:  Designated naval aviators or naval flight officers who are deployment or detachment experienced with the rank of Lieutenant/Lieutenant Commander, USN, and Captain/Major, USMC, and Medical Corps or Medical Service Corps officers who are in a billet requiring the ASO course. Any exceptions and requests from other services or organizations shall be coordinated with the School of Aviation Safety.

Course Description

Aviation Safety Command Course (CIN: C-4J-3301)

Purpose:  A six day course designed to indoctrinate aviation squadron commanding officers, executive officers, officers-in-charge, and officers screened for command in the policies, philosophy, and techniques of an effective command safety program. Incorporated within this course is senior member training which will qualify the graduate to be a senior member of an aircraft mishap board.

Eligibility:  Actual or prospective commanding officers, executive officers, officers-in-charge, major aviation staff officers, and aircraft carrier safety officers who are designated naval aviators or naval flight officers of the rank of Lieutenant Commander, USN or Major, USMC and senior. Exceptions and requests from other services or organizations shall be coordinated with the School of Aviation Safety.

Course Description

Crew Resource Management Instructor Course (CIN: Q-050-1503)

Purpose: A four day course designed to meet the prerequisites for a Naval Aircrewman to be designated as a Crew Resource Management Instructor.

Eligibility: O3/E5 and above, that have previously served in the capacity as a Crew Resource Management Facilitator. These personal should have at least 12 months remaining at their current command and be nominated by their respective T/M/S Program Manager.
 

Request a Course Seat

To request a seat in either the Aviation Safety Officer Course, Aviation Safety Command Course, or Aviation Safety Manager Course, commands should forward their adjudicated request forms to their respective Wing Aviation Safety Officer, who will then forward the Wing’s prioritized list of nominations to MARFORPAC or MARFORCOM, as appropriate.  MARFORCOM and MARFORPAC will adjudicate and the requests and provide a prioritized list of students for each course to CMC Safety Division Aviation Safety Officers 30 days prior to the course convene date.

CMC Safety Division will register the students for their respective course and contact them with their funding documents no later than 21 days prior to the course.  Course information from the School of Aviation Safety approximately two weeks prior to the start of the course.

Visit the USMC Aviation Safety Section SharePoint to obtain course request forms.

ADMIN Contact

Email:

hqmc_safety_division@usmc.mil

Phone:
703-604-4221

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