Course Details

Course Start Date:
January 24th 2022
12 Weeks
University Certificate of Study
6 ECTS @ NFQ level 9
Faculty: Science and Engineering
Course Type: Professional/Flexible
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.
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Brief Description

Next Intake: January 2023

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Module Description

Module Code

NFQ Level

ECTS Credits

Start Date

  Aviation Human Factors and Safety   ME5092 9 6 January 2023 €1,750

100% online - this module covers fundamental and advanced concepts and techniques used in the evaluation and analysis of human factors, ergonomics and safety management in the design and maintenance of aircraft and aeronautical products. It introduces students to the regulatory requirements for initial airworthiness certification and continuing airworthiness management of aircraft fleets. Emphasis is given on the current challenges faced in the airworthiness management sector, including the development and implementation of Safety Management Mystems (SMS) in Design Organisations, Aircraft Maintenance Organisations and Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisations (CAMOs).

A 2.2 honours primary degree and 3 to 5 years’ experience in the aviation and related industries.

The fee for this module is €1,750

This module has secured funding under the Aviation Skillnet. Eligible companies and individuals can secure a 25% contribution towards course fees. For funding information only, you or your employer should contact Maeve O’Neill, at 061 423622 or, to confirm that you are eligible for support. Subject to terms and conditions.

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