Empowering Minds to Advance Aviation

The Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA), the training arm of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, offers a comprehensive range of internationally-recognised training programmes in various disciplines. As an established International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Regional Training Centre of Excellence, SAA’s programmes are aligned to ICAO’s standards and best practices, to meet the training needs of the global aviation community.

Training Programmes

Aviation Professional Training

SAA offers training in aviation management, aviation safety and security, air traffic services and airport emergency services. 

Selected courses have resumed in-person training*. View our upcoming courses and apply here
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Customised corporate training packages are available. Download the brochure and contact us here

*Mode of delivery will be dependent on prevailing travel restrictions and minimum class size required for in-person training. Participants will be advised the mode of delivery upon course confirmation. 

Professional Diplomas

Diploma in Civil Aviation Management

This diploma covers policy and operational considerations to address issues relating to air transport development, through sharing of international experiences. It will also address perspectives and interactions between various players in the civil aviation industry, to prepare you in your role as a civil aviation executive. This practitioner-focused diploma is beneficial for aviation professionals who want to broaden their knowledge in civil aviation management.

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Diploma in Aviation Safety Management

This diploma equips you with the skillsets to develop, implement and operate safety oversight and management systems. It will address key safety considerations to meet your national and organisational safety obligations and needs. This practitioner-focused diploma is beneficial for aviation professionals who want to broaden their knowledge in aviation safety management.

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Graduate Programmes

Bachelor of Aviation Management by Distance Learning

Jointly organised with Massey University, New Zealand

Passionate about aviation and interested in the broader picture of the aviation industry? This programme is a dedicated aviation qualification which will introduce you to various aspects of the aviation industry. You will gain an understanding of human factors in aviation, airline strategic management and airport operational management. This degree is suitable if you want to enter the aviation industry. If you already work in the industry, the qualification provides a route to enhance your skills and knowledge, to add value to your career portfolio.

Visit Massey University Bachelor of Aviation Management to find out more.

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Master of Aviation by Distance Learning

Jointly organised with Massey University, New Zealand

Enhance your career prospects in the internationally competitive aviation sector. Gain a more in-depth understanding of aviation and advance your career. This programme provides a broad knowledge of the global aviation industry and gives you the skills to work in a high level of academic achievements, work to deadlines under pressure and communicate your work well. All these are essential skills for senior positions in the aviation industry.

Visit Massey University Master of Aviation to find out more.

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Master of Business Administration in Aviation

Jointly organised with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University , US

Build the strong foundations for success in the global aviation business arena, with the traditional skills of an MBA but with a focus on the aviation and aerospace landscape. With high-reliability organisations (HRO) concept throughout the programme, students are prepared for the high-risk and complex environments of today’s organisations.

Visit ERAU Master of Business Administration in Aviation to find out more.

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Master of Science in Aeronautics
Jointly organised with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, US

Master the tools needed to develop, manufacture and operate aircraft and spacecraft, and gain a comprehensive understanding of the technical, operations and safety-orientation infrastructure that support the industry. This post-graduate programme gives students the chance to be prepared for senior-level positions and critical leadership roles demanded in Singapore’s thriving aviation and aerospace industry.

Visit ERAU Master of Science in Aeronautics to find out more.

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Industrial Fire Safety Courses

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Application Process for SAA Courses 

For Individuals

1. Click here to either create an account in iSAA or login as an existing user
2. Select the course to apply

Note: You are required to login to iSAA portal to commence your application. A letter will be sent to you around 4 weeks before the course to confirm your placement and facilitate payment. 

For Group Application 

Download the application form and email to saa@caas.gov.sg 

For enquiries, fill up an online form here or email us at saa@caas.gov.sg.

Useful information on attending in-person and eLearning courses at SAA can be found in the SAA Participant Guide


Course fees may be subject to change. Participants will be notified of the actual course fees in the course placement letter. 

Participants can enjoy the early bird fee for selected courses, when payment is made before course commencement. 

Eligible Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents may enjoy training grants under SkillsFuture Credit for selected courses.

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Last Updated on 27 June 2022