Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Human Factors)
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|Duration||6 months full-time or equivalent part-time|
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The total tuition fee is dependent upon the combination of units of study selected by the student. Fees are reviewed each year.
For information about Swinburne's fees visit the Fees website.
Course in detail
A three-day conference is held each year at the Hawthorn campus during July. This enables students and staff to interact and to consolidate and expand understanding of the industry and of the subject material delivered. Attendance at one seminar series is mandatory for Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters Students. HES6699A Aviation Industry Conference is a zero credit point unit.
Units of study
HES6002 Safety in Operational Teams
HES6600 Introductory Human Factors
HES6601 Human Factors in Air Traffic Management
HES6602 CRM and Threat & Error Management
HES6603 Organisational Change in Aviation
HES6604 Advanced Human Factors
HES6605 Human Factors in Maintenance
HES6606 Human Factors Instruction
HES6616 Stress and Fatigue Management in Aviation
On this page: aims and objectives.
Aims and objectives
- The principles of human factors
- Threat and error management
- Safety management systems
- Implementation of human factors training programs
- Applied human factors research
- Social Science
or other disciplines assessed to be appropriate.
Entry is also open to the following candidates, provided that they have completed at least two years' operational experience:
- Air Traffic Controllers (ATC)
- Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (LAME)
- Company managers and supervisors
- Military Pilots who have completed a "Wings Course"
- Pilots holding an Airline Transport Pilot's Licence (ATPL)
Candidates who do not fit the exact categories above, but who meet all of the following criteria:
- Are currently working in the aviation industry
- Have demonstrated academic capacity to deal with the study required
- Would benefit from participation in the program
may be eligible for the entry at the Graduate Certificate level. Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate students may enrol in the Graduate Diploma.This category also allows applicants with overseas qualifications, for which there is no precise Australian equivalent, to be admitted to the program.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Further details for students considering Higher Education courses: http://www.future.swinburne.edu.au/pathways/rpl/