Course Detail: CE-2125 - Human Factors for Corporate Aviation


Human Factors for Corporate Aviation is designed for business aviation specialists who want a solid understanding of human factor issues in flight, communication, situational awareness, decision-making, team effectiveness and safety management working environments. The course focuses specifically on business aviation, but the concepts apply anywhere humans are performing complex tasks. Participants will learn how to detect, prevent and manage various human factors issues as part of a system safety culture. Improved interactions among maintenance, dispatch, flight and other employee functional areas are stressed. This course is part of our Corporate Aviation Management Certificate (CAMC) program.

Who Should Attend

Because aviation management affects every individual and department, professionals working in various capacities across the aviation industry can benefit from this knowledge including:

  • Business aviation and corporate flight department managers
  • Professionals working in the industry looking to advance their understanding of business aviation operations
  • Corporate pilots taking on new management rolls in the corporate flight department
  • NBAA members working on their initial Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) or needing points for CAM renewal and PDP/SPDP programs 

Course Objectives (Satisfies NBAA: HR 9, L6)

  • Recognizing and defining circumstances, conditions, and behaviors that impact safe operations
  • Fatigue and stress mitigation countermeasures
  • Human error countermeasures
  • Human factors as they relate to CRM, MRM, and DRM principles
  • Causes and effects of human error
  • Effect of life events on human behaviors and performance
  • Effect of system design on humans
  • Effect of environmental factors on human performance
  • How to promote and maintain a culture of safety in the organization through specific, individual action
  • How to reinforce an organizational philosophy in error-free performance
  • Error and risk management practices and procedures

Available Sessions