Course Detail: CE-2125 - Human Factors for Corporate Aviation in association with NBAA [CE 2125]

Awareness aspect of human factors in aviation


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's (ERAU) 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. Course content focuses specifically on business aviation, but the concepts apply anywhere humans are performing complex tasks. Students 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 explored. This course is part of Embry-Riddle's Corporate Aviation Management Certificate (CAMC) program.

Who Should Attend

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


Course Objectives

This NBAA approved course satisfies NBAA: HR9 and L6. Upon completing the course, students should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of the following topics:

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  • Recognizing and defining circumstances, conditions, and behaviors that impact safe operations
  • Fatigue, stress mitigation, and 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

Course Information

This is an online asynchronous instructor facilitated course with weekly modules and assignments, but no scheduled meeting times. Students should plan to spend approximately 10-15 hours per week working through the course. Coursework is web-based with no additional software required, although a reliable internet connection is recommended. All courses open 48 business hours in advance of each start date, and must be completed by their scheduled end dates. Digital certificates are available upon successful completion of individual courses. Printed certificates are mailed only upon completion of a full certificate program.

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