Air Service Training
Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom

EASA Part 66 Category 'B' Module 9A Human Factors

£ 427.2

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£ 427.2

EASA Part 66 Category 'B' Module 9A Human Factors

£ 427.2

EASA Part 66 Category 'B' Module 9A Human Factors

EASA Part 66 Category 'B' Module 9A Human Factors

Air Service Training Ltd (AST) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Perth College UHI, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). AST remains a world leader in the field of Aviation training and has been since 1931, making it arguably the longest-established organisation of its kind.

The AST engineering training facilities are situated on the spacious Perth College UHI campus and also at Perth Airport, which is four miles north of 'The Fair City' of Perth in Central Scotland. It has an attractive rural location and is less than two hours flying time from London, while the major Scottish cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee are all within an hour's drive.

This course is aimed for experienced engineers seeking a short theory based course.

You would study the following parts of the EASA Syllabus

Module 9A. Human Factors

9.1 General

The need to take human factors into account;
Incidents attributable to human factors/human error;
"Murphy’s" law

9.2 Human Performance and Limitations

Information processing;
Attention and perception;
Claustrophobia and physical access.

9.3 Social Psychology

Responsibility: individual and group;
Motivation and de-motivation;
Peer pressure;
"Culture" issues;
Team working;
Management, supervision and leadership

9.4 Factors Affecting Performance 

Stress: domestic and work related;
Time pressure and deadlines;
Workload: overload and underload;
Sleep and fatigue, shiftwork;
Alcohol, medication, drug abuse.

9.5 Physical Environment

Noise and fumes;
Climate and temperature;
Motion and vibration;
Working environment.

9.6 Tasks

Physical work;
Repetitive tasks;
Visual inspection;
Complex systems.

9.7 Communication

Within and between teams;
Work logging and recording;
Keeping up to date, currency;
Dissemination of information

9.8 Human Error

Error models and theories;
Types of error in maintenance tasks;
Implications of errors (i.e. accidents);
Avoiding and managing errors.

9.9 Hazards in the Workplace

Recognising and avoiding hazards;
Dealing with emergencies.