Course Details

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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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

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