Course: Human factors in the aviation

Course outline (daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m.)

One day

Human factors

  • History and definitions of human factors
  • The effect of human factors on performance
  • The relationship between human factors, safety and efficiency
  • The role of human factors in system design, operations, management and safety

Course objectives

  • Introduction of airworthiness issues for all activities associated with civil aircraft operating in or influenced by European regulatory requirements
  • Demonstration of new decision-making and social skills to better manage the prevention or consequences of human error on the job
  • Assistance to improve safety and efficiency by reducing and managing human error made by individuals and organizations

Course participants receive:

  • Printed training manual
  • Certificate of participation


  • No technical degree required; suitable for nontechnical managers

Who should attend:

  • Engineers
  • Managers, quality assurance specialists

Course and coaching languages:

  • German
  • English

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