Course Title: 2.08 Human Factors 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4016 Certificate IV in Air Transport (Commercial Pilot)

Course Title: 2.08 Human Factors 2

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 9

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Course Contact: Jennifer Taberner

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9394 9999

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Course Description

To provide a basic understanding of good health, the effects of drugs, hyperventilation, hvpoxia, trapped gases, motion sickness, human factor decisions, and a basic knowledge of the ear and eyes, and survival.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBF922 2.08 Human Factors 2


1. Recall and state the effect on pilot performance of selected items and when a pilot is not fit to fly.

2. Recall and state factors causing fatigue, managing stress, procedures for renewing a medical, and the effects of alcohol and drugs.

3. Recall and state what hypoxia and hyperventilation are and factors affecting them (Some revision from Module VBF921)

4. Recall and state the basic anatomy and problems of the eye.

5. Recall and state the basic anatomy and problems of the ear.

6. Recall and state the cause of motion sickness, and the effects acceleration "G” has on the body, and the effect of toxic substances.

7. Recall and state selected material on the concepts of information processing, decision making and stress.

8. Locate and state 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.