Course Title: Human Factors Management

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Human Factors Management

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term1 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training in developing and maintaining workplace activities and procedures to manage human factors.
This course develops skills in developing and maintaining workplace activities and procedures to manage human factors and study maintenance incidence which impact on the aerospace industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

COMM 5104 Writing Technical Documents

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH136 Human Factors Management

Learning Outcomes

1. Analyse how human factors can impact on workplace processes.
2. Analyse a workplace incident to identify the role of human factors in their cause.
3. Develop a workplace procedure designed to minimise the impact of human factors on workplace processes.

Overview of Assessment

To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks to aerospace standards.