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 5 years, 1130 participants from 99 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

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Next class

Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

South Africa, Johannesburg (ATNS-RTP)
27 - 31 December, 2021
Please register by 06 Dec
All prices are before tax. Class no: 144418 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

This class is offered in cooperation with ATNS Training Academy (ATA).

Register on ATNS website

The regional price applies to residents of Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

For registration and payment information please contact:

Mr. Ronald Sajabula Makhanya, S.A. Course Co-ordinator
Tel: +27 (011) 570 0400
Fax: +27 (011) 607 1454 / (011) 395 3347
E-mail: ronaldm@atns.co.za

3 additional classes are scheduled

Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

Chinese Taipei, Taipei (TAFLA-IATA)
13 - 17 June, 2022
Register before 13 Mar, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 23 May
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149896 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
31 October - 4 November, 2022
Register before 31 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 10 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148850 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Human Factors in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
5 - 9 December, 2022
Register before 04 Sep, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 14 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148687 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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