Maintenance Human Factors Trainer Course

Next available course

Start date: 10/06/2024
End date: 14/06/2024
Venue: Our headquarters (Copenhagen)
Price(no VAT is added): 2289 €
Availability:

8 in stock

Course overview

Our 5-day Maintenance Human Factors Trainer Course (MHFT) is for you who wish to obtain a certification in Human Factors Training for aviation maintenance personnel.

The training is ideal for you, who will be involved in delivering Human Factors Training programmes for engineers, managers and other personnel working in the aircraft maintenance environment.

All CRM and Human Factors elements are covered via role plays, group discussions, interactive exercises and a few thought-provoking scenarios, including several experiential learning exercises designed and developed by NaviMinds.

The course content fulfils the MHF training requirements of EASA, FAA and other major regulatory bodies worldwide. It will assist your organisation in meeting the error management and human factors requirements within EASA Part-145.

NB. Secure your seat on this course, pay 10% upfront, or contact us for other payment options.

Engineer working on aircraft wing in aircraft maintenance factory

About the course

This course includes the latest developments in Maintenance Human Factors Training, Safety Management, Human Error, and Human Performance.

You will be taken through a series of interactive workshops, role plays, group discussions, exercises and a few thought-provoking scenarios designed and developed by NaviMinds. We deal with the principles of teaching and learning and presentation techniques in a fun and active manner.

Maintenance Human Factors trainer course programme includes:

  • Introduction to Human factors in aviation
  • Safety culture, SOPs and Organisational Factors linked to maintenance
  • Human Performance and Limitations
  • 12 Factors affecting Human Performance
  • Human error and error models
  • Information acquisition and processing
  • Effective communication and active listening
  • Teamwork, synergy, leadership
  • Personality awareness, attitudes, and behaviours
  • Fatigue and vigilance
  • The principles of Just Culture
  • Promoting safety in an aircraft environment
  • Case studies

You will receive Maintenance Human Factors Trainer certification upon completion of the course.

Download the course programme (PDF)

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate continuing compliance with EASA Part-145 Human Factors Training Requirements
  • Implement Human Factors principles to the maintenance operations
  • Apply Human Factors knowledge to maintenance error investigations
  • Consider human performance limitations and their potential impact on the daily operations
  • Take up the role of a facilitator with greater confidence and without sweaty palms
  • Add a positive contribution to quality and safety within your organisation.

When participating in our MHFT course, you will receive a complete Aviation Maintenance Trainer manual that covers all relevant topics. We also include a range of Plug’n’Play lesson plans ready to use as supplied or to alter as you see fit for your training.

This MHFT course is inclusive of the following:  

  • Complete 277 pages Aviation Maintenance Trainer Manual edition II
  • Plug’n’play lesson plans for each topic
  • Student handouts
  • Powerpoint presentations
  • All the above delivered for download
  • Numerous group exercises designed by NaviMinds
  • Copyright permission for use and reproduction for internal training
  • EASA-compliant certification on completion of the course
  • Light breakfast, lunch, fresh fruit, and refreshments on all days (vegetarian, vegan, or other dietary requests are catered for)
  • Central location with easy access to and from Copenhagen Airport
  • Free access to Tivoli on course days (after the course and when it’s open)

When you join a NaviMinds MHFT course, you’ll be challenged and invited into new thought-provoking ways of perceiving the impact of attitudes, beliefs, and behaviours and how they affect operational safety.

Through numerous group exercises and eye-openers exclusive to NaviMinds, we challenge your existing beliefs in ways that create self-reflection and make learning impactful.

The course balances theoretical information and practical elements. Practical elements include the development of your trainer skills. We also create Human Factors training that reflects the work as it is done in the real-world work environment, so you can easily implement the relevant topics into your line operations.

Price physical classroom: 2,289€ per participant (no VAT will be added)

The Maintenance Human Factors Trainer Course is available at our training facilities in central Copenhagen or in-house at the client’s location.

NB! Please be aware that if booking a course through our website, we will only charge 10% of the course fee upfront. After we receive your booking order, we will send you an invoice for the remaining balance.

How often is human factors training required?

Human Factors training is mandatory for all maintenance personnel in the aviation industry, and must complete a refresher course every two years under EASA training guidelines.

Please note Other regulations apply to Human Factors trainers in maintenance.

What is human factors in aviation maintenance?

Human factors play a crucial role in aviation maintenance as they deal with how human capabilities, limitations, and behaviours can impact aircraft maintenance and repair activities. Understanding and addressing these factors through training programs and safety initiatives can help reduce the risk of maintenance-related errors and improve overall aviation safety.

How do I pay for a course? 

Option 1: Reserve your seat by paying a 10% deposit upon booking. We will send an invoice for the remaining balance approximately two weeks before the course begins.

Option 2: Secure your spot by paying the full amount upfront using Visa, Visa Electron, Maestro, or Mastercard.

Option 3: If you prefer to pay via invoice, please contact us to reserve your seat.

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These will be your instructors

Anne Soelvsteen teaching

Anne Sølvsteen

CEO & Founder

Anne’s career began as a Cabin Attendant in 1987. She became a Flight Instructor in 1994 and later served as a First Officer at Maersk Air and Sterling Airlines. Anne also served as a Simulator Flight Instructor and was Captain on the 737 fleet at Primera Air A/S. She also held the positions of Deputy Safety Officer and Chief of Human Factors Training.

CRM Instructor Morten Hindkjær

Morten Hindkjær

CRM Trainer

Morten brings over 34 years of aviation expertise, mainly from the Royal Danish Navy, where he educates and mentors helicopter crews in CRM. Currently, Morten is the owner of Bluebird Heli, where he continues to apply his extensive knowledge and experience to the industry.

Sarah Hudson

Brand Manager & CRM Trainer

Sarah began her career as a Cabin Attendant at Cimber/CityJet A/S. In 2018, Sarah joined Copenhagen AirTaxi A/S, where she helped educate new pilots on workload- and time management. She holds a master’s degree in Business and Psychology from Copenhagen Business School and currently serves as the Brand Manager and CRM trainer at NaviMinds.

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