Who Is Covered

Who Should Take These Courses
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) oversees compliance by employers in the aviation industry. From large corporations to smaller companies, adherence to the FAA Drug and Alcohol Testing Program is critical to ensure the continued safety of commercial aviation. Therefore, all persons performing safety-sensitive functions in the aviation industry are required to be trained. Safety-sensitive functions include:

Who is covered:

  • Flight crew member duties
  • Flight attendant duties
  • Flight instruction duties
  • Aircraft dispatcher duties
  • Aircraft maintenance or preventive maintenance duties
  • Ground security coordinator duties
  • Aviation screening duties
  • Air traffic controller duties (at facilities not operated by the FAA or by or under contract to the United States military)
  • Operations control specialist duties



DOT Covered Transportation Workers

Today, over 9 million commercial transportation workers under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) are required to participate in drug and alcohol testing programs.