Human Factors for the Aviation Professional

The aerospace industry is focused on developing support and rationale for training related to human factors because it fosters a positive safety culture and it reinforces the concepts related to risk assessment, voluntary reporting, event investigation and peer-to-peer support. This seminar is intended to introduce the skills and knowledge necessary to identify and optimize the factors that affect human performance in maintenance and inspection. This foundational course will provide a comprehensive overview of the management of Human Factors in aviation and clarify what individuals and companies can do to minimize the effects of Human Factors within their organization.

What Will You Learn

By attending this seminar, you will be able to:
  • Apply the regulatory requirements of EASA and the FAA and develop safety policy
  • Foster a positive safety culture that utilizes methods to recognize, understand and manage human performance
  • Differentiate between the “PEAR” model and the “Dirty Dozen” model, which define the important considerations that characterize human factors
  • Determine how human factors affect Risk Management
  • Evaluate the role that communication, culture and management have on human factors.

Is This Course For You

This course is designed for individuals in the aviation industry who would benefit from learning how to apply principles associated with individual performance; the variables that influence team performance; and how to recognize the system design or operator training that can potentially impact individual human error and system performance issues.


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Course Requirements

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  • Defining Human Factors: An overview of the history of Human Factors in Aviation
  • Regulatory requirements EASA / FAA
  • Why Human Factors Training is Important
  • Performance Issues
  • The “PEAR” Model
  • The “Dirty" Dozen
  • Human Factors and its effect on Risk Management
  • Communication
  • Safety Policy Development
  • The Role Data Collection Plays in Minimizing Human Factor Errors
  • Human Factors and Management
  • Management Affect’s on an Individual’s Performance
  • Just Culture
  • How Management May Affect the Culture – “Organizational Performance”