AMT 124 - Human Factors in Aviation

The course will provide the essence of why accidents occur and how short comings as human beings plays into that.

 

Hours: 8 (Lecture Hours: 8)

 

Prerequisite:
None

 

Non-Course Prerequisite:
Successful Completion of Aircraft Maintenance Technician 1.

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

Course Content:
Human Factors in Aviation CAR 566 Appendix C Part 2.1
3.Human factors in Maintenance
Discuss:
The Dirty Dozen
Lack of Teamwork
Fatigue
Lack of Resources
Pressure
Lack of Assertiveness
Stress
Lack of Awareness
Norms
Complacency
Lack of Knowledge
Distraction
Scheduling
Review:
Case studies Handout Transport Canada Document

 

Learning Outcomes:
The student upon completion of this course will be able to identify factors that create failures and pitfalls to performance and work processes so as to avoid making errors critical to safety in aviation.     

 

Grading System: Percentage

 

Passing Grade: 70%

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Textbooks:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.