Human Factors Essentials for Aircraft and Component Certifying Staff (Mod 9 Equivalent)

TS133 | 1 day

Aircraft, Engines, APU, and Component Certifying Staff working in EASA approved Foreign Pt 145 organisations are required to demonstrate Human Factors (HF) training equivalent to Part 66 Module 9. This course meets the requirements of UG.CAO.00126-004 and UG.CAO,00121-005 giving candidates a detailed knowledge of HF and an understanding of the pivotal role played by the ‘Human In the System.’ This advanced course is designed to either build on previous HF knowledge or be combined with our flagship Initial Safety training – Human Factors and Human Performance as a bolt-on. With this course, we are well positioned to tailor the training to meet your individual and organizational needs to cover all areas of the Module 9 syllabus requirements.

Upcoming Training

26 Jun - 27 Jun 2024

Bracknell Academy

£950.00 (excl. VAT)

22 Oct - 23 Oct 2024

Bracknell Academy

£950.00 (excl. VAT)

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How Will This Course Benefit Me?
Completing this course will provide you with a greater understanding of the factors which influence Human Performance and how to anticipate and manage them more effectively. The course is designed with the requirements of both Aircraft, Engine, APU and Component Certifying Staff in mind and crafted to actively involve participants. This new insight will enable you to contribute to your organisation’s safety performance by:

• Enhancing safety awareness and reducing error rates
• Equipping individuals with insights into how human behaviour and cognition influence decision making
• Improving team collaboration, adaptability and stress management through effective communication
• Developing a positive Safety Culture within the organisation

Key Areas of Focus
This course covers the required knowledge level equivalent to EASA part 66 Appendix 1 to Annex III (Module 9). Key topics of focus include:

• Human Performance and Limitations: hearing , memory and information processing
• Social Psychology: motivation, peer pressure and culture
• Factors Affecting Performance: health, stress, time pressures, workload, fatigue and medication
• Physical Environment: noise, motion, climate and illumination
• Work Tasks: physical work, repetition, inspection and complex systems
• Communication: among teams, recording, currency and dissemination
• Human Error: types of error in maintenance tasks, implications, error models and theories, and avoiding/managing errors
• Hazards in the Workplace: recognising and avoiding hazards and dealing with emergencies.

Is This Course Right For Me?
This course is aimed at personnel working within an EASA Foreign Part-145 approval including:

• Engine, APU and Component Certifying Staff
• Engine, APU and Component Organisation Managers
• Aircraft Certifying and Support Staff holding authorisations issued under national regulations in full compliance with ICAO Annex 1 that meet the requirements of Foreign Part-145 approvals (EASA Part-145 Appendix IV).
• Compliance Monitoring Staff

This course can also be delivered in-company at your site facilities and combined with our existing TS07 to provide Initial Safety Training to the whole workforce and then give your certifying staff the extra knowledge required of the EASA Foreign Part-145 approval.

Combine this course with our existing TS07 Initial Safety training – Human Factors and Human Performance course (2 days).

Previous attendance on TS07 Initial Safety Training on Human Factors and Human performance (or equivalent) within the preceding 2 years.

Course Details
Course format: This course is a balanced mix of group discussions, flipchart work and PowerPoint presentations. Managed syndicate exercises give you the opportunity to practice the application and evaluation of new processes and techniques.
Course level: Level Training (F) is suitable for those with previous HF knowledge who are looking to develop a higher level of understanding, competency and knowledge. (can be combined with our Initial Safety Training if required).
Assessment process: A 25 minute, 30 question, open-book, multiple choice exam is included with this course. A final score of 20/30 is required to pass (66%).
The course also includes workbook assessments throughout to ensure each concept is understood throughout the training.
Course size: 16 persons maximum at our Aviation Safety Academy or on-site at your facility.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this course suitable for a small to medium size organisation?

Yes; we can offer individual places at our Academy or bespoke the training to meet the needs of your organisation.

I am totally new to my Certifying role; will this course give me all I need?

Not everything, if you have undertaken our TS07 course within the previous 2 years this course will bridge the gap for the emergent requirement. If you have not done our TS07 within 2 years, we will run this course consecutive to our TS07 (2 days) and the combined courses plus exam will provide all you need to meet the requirement.

Is the course aligned to EASA Part 66 Module 9 and the requirements of UG.CAO.00126-004 and UG.CAO,00121-005?

Yes. This course meets all the provisions of the requirements.

Does the training provide certification?

Yes – on successful completion of the course you will be issued a certificate which states the syllabus, knowledge level attained and hours of training received.

What happens if I don’t pass the exam?

You will be allowed one free re-sit exam should you be unsuccessful at first attempt. This can be done in-classroom, should time allow. Alternatively an online exam option will be available. If you are unsuccessful in the second exam attempt, we would recommend additional training however the third exam can be purchased at an additional cost.