Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential.

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature


This is the fourth short course of a series of six short courses for our Airport Administration and Services Micro-credential Program. Each course contains three to four modules, discussions, and quizzes. 

In this short 7-hour micro-credential, learners will explore different sources of airport noise, how to handle noise complaints, and various noise reduction techniques. The micro-credential further delves into airport activities that impact environmental areas and provides insights into conducting environmental audits. Additionally, learners will acquire knowledge about fuel management, aircraft fuelling safety practices, and protocols for addressing fuel spills, providing a comprehensive understanding of crucial aspects of airport operations.

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • 1. Identify different sources of airport noise and how to handle noise complaints.

  • 2. Examine different noise reduction techniques.

  • 3. Discuss components of an airport environmental program, including stormwater management, hazardous material handling, waste management, and procedures for responding to environmental emergencies.

  • 4. Illustrate the process of conducting an environmental audit. Differentiate between types of aviation fuels and explain various dispensing systems, illustrating their roles in airport fuel management.

  • 5. Explain safety practices in aircraft fuelling and reflect on protocols for addressing fuel spills

Course curriculum

    1. Land Acknowledgement

    2. Accessibility, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (IDEA) Statement

    3. Introduction from Sault College's eLearning Department

    4. What is asynchronous online self-directed learning?

    5. Learner Resources and Supports

    6. Technology Requirements

    7. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    8. Navigation

    9. Learner Introductions

    10. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    11. Technical Discussion Forum

    12. Frequently Asked Questions

    13. Help & Contact Information

    14. Before we begin...

    1. Overview

    2. Learning Outcomes

    3. Instructions

    1. Discussion 1: Airport Noise

    2. Discussion 2: Airport Environment Programs

    3. Discussion 3: Environmental Audit

    4. Discussion 4: Aviation Fuelling

    5. Discussion 5: Safe Fuelling Practices

    1. Quiz 1: Airport Noise

    2. Quiz 2: Airport Environment Program

    3. Quiz 3 Aviation Fuelling

    1. Thank you

    2. Before you go...

    3. Congratulations

About this course

  • $89.99