ERAU Adds Human Factors Classes to its Continuing Education

Courses begin in late February and run until mid-July.

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ERAU's new human factors courses cost between $1,200 and $1,500.Embry-Riddle

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has expanded its face-to-face professional programs on the Daytona Beach Campus in Florida, as well as teamed with HFACS, Inc. to expand its human factors and aviation safety short-course offerings. ERAU provides open-enrollment seminars and can create customized training programs to meet the needs of the aviation industry.

The new classes include aviation cybersecurity management, structural failure identification in aircraft accident investigation, aviation regulation in the U.S., OSHA and aviation ground safety, aviation safety program management, aircraft accident investigation and management, human factors analysis classification system, principles of avionics and system safety engineering certification. Courses cost between $1,200 and $2,000 each and run from late February through mid-July.

An overview of the Human Factors Analysis Classification System, for example, explains human factors is associated with 60 to 80 percent of all accidents, injuries and quality defects across a variety of industries including aviation. Participants will learn how to turn errors into information, then into knowledge and finally into effective error management solutions. HFACS is recognized as the gold standard in human factors analysis.