Course Title: 1.07 Human Factors 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2028 Certificate II in Air Transport (GFPT)

Course Title: 1.07 Human Factors 1

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 3

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Course Contact: Jennifer Taberner

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9394 9999

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Course Description

To provide an overview and introduction to human factors affecting the performance of a pilot.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBF911 1.07 Human Factors 1


1. The nature and importance of factors affecting pilot performance recalled and stated.

2. Recall and state the nature of hypoxia, hyperventilation, barotrauma and evolved gases, and the factors affecting them.

3. Recall and state the basic operation of the eyes, ears k d body orientation systems and illusions associated with each.

4. Recall and state the causes of motion sickness, and the effects acceleration "G" has on the body.

5. Recall and state basic concepts of information processing, decision making, stress and fatigue.

6. Locate and recall survival data in ERS (A).

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.