Course Title: 4.07 Human Factors 3

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6010 Diploma of Air Transport (Airline Pilot)

Course Title: 4.07 Human Factors 3

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 21

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Course Contact: Raymond Meyer

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9394 9903

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Course Description

To inform the student of the physical and physiological aspects that flying has on the human body.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Completion of module 3.06

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBF940 4.07 Human Factors 3


1. Describe the effect that altitude flying has on respiration and blood circulation.

2. Describe human information processing.

3. State human behaviour and its influence on cockpit management, judgement and decision making.

4. List the effects that flying has on a pilot's health.

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.