Human Factors in Aviation (classroom)

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About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

IATA Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) aviation training course

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.

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Course code: TCVT-05

Course format

Prerequisites

  • Recommended level is Intermediate.
  • 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

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

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Human Factors in Aviation (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
22 - 26 April, 2024
Register before Jan 22, 2024 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 01 Apr
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All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 201767
English
USD 1,872
USD 2,408
Regular
USD 2,676

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Human Factors in Aviation (classroom)

China, Beijing (IATA)
3 - 7 June, 2024
Register before Mar 03, 2024 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 13 May
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Class no: 200753
English
USD 1,872
USD 2,408
Regular
USD 2,676

Please note that prices DO NOT include the 6% Chinese VAT. The VAT must be paid additionally if applicable to your registration.

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Human Factors in Aviation (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
17 - 21 June, 2024
Register before Dec 17, 2023 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 27 May
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Class no: 201377
English
USD 1,755
USD 2,258
Regular
USD 2,509

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Human Factors in Aviation (classroom)

Chinese Taipei, Taipei (TAFLA-IATA)
9 - 13 September, 2024
Register before Mar 09, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 19 Aug
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Class no: 203306
English
USD 1,755
USD 2,258
Regular
USD 2,509

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Human Factors in Aviation (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
21 - 25 October, 2024
Register before Apr 21, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 30 Sep
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Class no: 200915
English
USD 1,755
USD 2,258
Regular
USD 2,509

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Human Factors in Aviation (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
25 - 29 November, 2024
Register before May 25, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 04 Nov
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All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 201379
English
USD 1,755
USD 2,258
Regular
USD 2,509

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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

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • 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

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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