UWaterloo-ICAO to offer "Fundamentals of the Air Transport System" aviation course for free

Monday, November 6, 2017

The University of Waterloo and United Nation's International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) are partnering together to offer an introductory course on aviation: "Fundamentals of the Air Transport System".

Designed by UWaterloo professor Suzanne Kearns, vice-chair of ICAO’s Next Generation of Aviation Professionals (NGAP), the course will help train the next generation of aviators as possible global pilot shortage looms.

Learn more about the course and the UWaterloo-ICAO partnership.


  • Free online course titled “Fundamentals of the Air Transport System”
  • Course represents a partnership between ICAO and the University of Waterloo
  • 9 modules of content, each ranging from 40 to 90 minutes in duration, all free to complete
    • Those wishing to access the exam can pay a fee of $100 USD and, upon passing the exam, will be issued an ICAO/Waterloo Certificate of Completion
  • See the “Fundamentals of the Air Transport System” online course flyer (PDF)
  • "Fundamentals of the Air Transport System" e-learning course is now available on the ICAO website (registration required)
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