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Human Factors: Continuation, version 2019


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Human Factors: Continuation, version 2019


Human Factors: Continuation, version 2019


This online training course will give the participant a recurrent review of Human Factors issues in the work place. The course is intended to satisfy the mandatory requirement for all EASA Part 145 approved organisations. The training will provide the delegates with an update of Human Factors and is intended to improve understanding of the subject. The objectives is to review and refresh the implications of error, the organisation’s safety culture, its procedures and safety policy and methods of communication.


Learning Goals:

Upon completion of this advanced online training course, the students will know:


Module 1, Human Factors General:

-The definition of Human Factors;
-Why you need Human Factors Training;
-What is meant by the Chain of Events;
-What is meant by the SHELL-Model;
-The definition of Murphy’s Law;
-How many percent of the aircraft accidents is due to human factors.

Module 2, Human Performance and Limitations:

-The definition “Human Functioning”.
-What is meant by the limitations of the human being.

Module 3, Social Psychology:

-You can mention opportunities that are related to the    social context in which the aircraft maintenance technician works.
-You can explain how the organization and the company culture influence behavior, attitude and the safety within the company.
-You can explain that the attitude, conviction and conduct of all individual employees influence the company culture.
-You can explain that there is a tension between the individual and the team.
-You can explain  "Peer Pressure".
-You can indicate the effect of (de)motivation on  human behavior.
-You can name all items from "The Dirty Dozen".

Module 4, Factors Affecting Human Performance:

-You know the importance of your own daily fitness   and health.
-You can name the three main groups of stress factors.
-You can explain what danger is imminent when  performing tasks that involve time pressure.
-You can name the symptoms to which you can recognize  fatigue.
-You can explain why fatigue of the aircraft maintenance technician is a danger to aircraft, colleagues and passengers.
-You can describe what the consequences are of the use of  alcohol, medicines and drugs.

Module 5, Physical Environment:

-Which negative influence noise can have in communication.
-The importance of sufficient light when performing tasks.
-What the physical limitations are when performing tasks under climatic and temperature extremes.
-Which physical problems can occur with movement and vibration.
-The dangers / limitations when performing tasks in confined spaces.
-What a good work environment must meet with regard to layout, safety and efficiency.

Module 6, Tasks:

-You can explain the importance of breaks;
-You can explain the importance of good planning;
-You can explain why visual inspection is more than just good looking.

Module 7, Communication:

-You can name the various communication forms;
-You can explain why communication is more than the exchange of oral information;
-You can name what needs to be communicated between teams during shift hand over;
-You can name the importance of recording task status at shift ending;
-You can explain in more detail how you can keep the relevant knowledge and spread it to everyone in the company.

Module 8, Human Error:

-You can name the types of errors in maintenance task;
-You can explain the consequences of errors;
-You can name the way mistakes can be avoided.

Course Duration:

4 hours and 10 minutes.


Training Type:

-Video Presentation;
-Voice Over.
Methods and Conception:

-Everyone can manage the learning pace and learning duration depending on each person possibilities.
-You can choose perfect timing and comfortable place with internet access.




Minimum Requirements:

-Internet access;
-Able to read technical aviation English language.

Group Size:

Unlimited size for online training


During this advanced online training course, interactive questions are asked, seeking that students better understand course material.


On the end of this training course (100% completion of the course)  there will be a "multiple choice questions examination". 

Pass mark – 75% or more; 
One (1) re-examination possible after failing the first attempt (if both attempts failed, full course has to be completed again).



Upon successful completion of this advanced online training course (75% or more), participants will receive their certificate online and can be downloaded.