Human Factors & Error Management (Initial Training)
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Course Title:
Human Factors & Error Management

Course Code: TVT-004a

Course Overview:

This course provides delegates with the initial overview of Human Factors principles specific to aviation maintenance and to optimise the relationship between people and systems with a view to improving  performance and the safety culture. This meets the requirements for Part 145.a.30.

Target Audience:

This course is suitable for all aviation professionals who require a practical overview of Human Factors and Error Management along with the associated regulatory requirements.


Delegates must have a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) certification of 4.5

Course Duration:

2 Days.
This course caters for a minimum of 4 to a maximum of 12 delegates.

Course Programme Summary of Content:

  • 1. Introduction to Human Factors and Regulatory Requirements.
    2. Human Performance and Limitations
    3. Factors affecting Human Performance
    4. Human Error in Aviation Maintenance
  • 5. Organisational Issues and Understanding Blame
    6. Organisational Factors in Aviation Maintenance
    7. Maintenance Error Management Systems
    8. An introduction to Safety Management Systems


Implementation of formative assessment throughout the course to establish transfer of learning.

Award on Completion:

BAES SDT Certificate of Completion.