Human Factors in Ground Operations (LIVE virtual classroom)
Did you know that in the past 3 years, 300 participants from 52 countries have taken this course with IATA?
About the course
4-day (12 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course
Ground Operations is a service sector where turnaround teams play a key role in safety and on-time performance. Learn how to improve safety and effectiveness in your ground operations with these recommendations for reducing human error.
Course code: TAPG-03-VC
- The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
- The course will take you approximately 12 hours to complete and be held over 4 consecutive days.
- There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 90 minutes.
- The live sessions will require your participation, with multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos.
- Student performance will be based on an assessment.
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- 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 B2B Training Specialist in your region.
We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.
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What you will learn
Upon completing this course you will be able to:
Know the human factors that can impact your ground operations
- Evaluate the situation in your operational environment and recommend actions to reduce human error related incidents.
- Cooperate with your teams to address potential threats in your operations
- Manage processes to control human factors in your operations
- Communicate the importance of human factors initiatives to your colleagues and stakeholders
The key topics that are covered during this course include:
- Introduction to the human factors concept
- The influence of human factors in aviation
- Comparing human error and technical fault incidents
- SMS – safety culture, behaviors, attitudes and beliefs
- Identifying human error and technical fault incidents (exercise)
- Analysis of initiating and modulating factors
- “Top-12” human factor issues in ground operations
- Responsibilities for monitoring, reporting, training and auditing
- Communication, responsibilities and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
Who should attend
This course is recommended for:
Airport managers and coordinators
- Station managers
- Airport authority operation managers
- Ground service provider staff
- Regulators and inspectors
An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.
This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma