Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

Some of these topics are also explored in the following virtual classroom course:

Did you know that in the past 3 years, 774 participants from 86 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About

The study of Human Factors is about understanding human behavior and performance. When applied to aviation operations, Human Factors knowledge is used to optimize the fit between people and the systems in which they work in order to improve safety and performance. Gain a comprehensive overview of the effect and management of Human Factors in aviation with this foundation course. The operational Human Factors knowledge gained on this course can also be applied to safety investigation activities.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

Course code: TCVT-05

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

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Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

Spain, Madrid (IATA)
19 - 23 April, 2021
Register before 29 Mar, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 29 Mar
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132491 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,070
Member
USD 2,690
Regular
USD 3,000
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Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
19 - 23 April, 2021
Register before 29 Mar, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 29 Mar
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132962 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,070
Member
USD 2,690
Regular
USD 3,000

Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
16 - 20 August, 2021
Register before 18 May, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 26 Jul
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132807 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
25 - 29 October, 2021
Register before 27 Jul, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 04 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132963 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
1 - 5 November, 2021
Register before 03 Aug, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 11 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132639 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Accett

The IATA Training Center in Miami is ACCET Accredited


A regional course discount (up to 10% discount) is available for classroom courses at IATA Training Centers in the Americas (excluding Canada).

To claim the discount, enter 'LatAmTraining' in the promotional code field during your registration. The discount will be deducted automatically from the course price. This discount will be applied in addition to any qualifying early bird promotion.

Miami Training Center Information

Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

Chinese Taipei, Taipei (IATA)
6 - 10 December, 2021
Register before 07 Sep, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 15 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 131939 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Be conversant about basic aviation Human Factors concepts
  • Understand key human performance issues relevant to aviation operations
  • Integrate Human Factors knowledge into key areas of aviation operations
  • Apply operational Human Factors knowledge to safety investigation activities

Course content

  • Definitions, concepts and history
  • Aviation Human Factors, management and the organization
  • Human performance in aviation operations
  • Fatigue and stress and how to manage them
  • Human information processing and operational decision-making
  • Human error and threat management
  • Threat and Error Management (TEM) in flight operations, air traffic control and cabin operations
  • Resource management training on the flight deck and in air traffic control
  • Automation in the workplace
  • The design of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and checklists

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Activities

  • Case studies
  • Group exercises

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • All aviation roles especially safety-critical ones
  • Pilots, flight crew, airline managers and operational staff
  • Air traffic controllers and ANSP management
  • Civil aviation authority, and aircraft maintenance staff

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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