Introduction to Human Factors in the Energy Sector

Course overview

Gain a basic understanding of Human Factors and their impact on operational safety and daily efficiency with our 1-day introduction to human factors in the energy sector.

This course focuses on identifying and building sustainable strategies to minimise workplace incidents and accidents.

We aim to increase your knowledge and understanding of how human factors can impact performance and safety in energy distribution and equip you with the necessary skills to work effectively in a team setting.

Our Introduction to Human Factors in the Energy Sector is expertly crafted to provide a practical introduction to human factors and to give you a solid foundation for implementing these factors in your work.

Engineer working at alternative renewable wind energy farm - Sustainable energy industry concept

About the course

In collaboration with our skilled trainers, you will work on identifying possible defences to reduce the risk of errors caused by human factors. 

An introductory course programme can, for example, include:  

  • Leadership and teambuilding  
  • Decision-making and problem-solving  
  • Human performance and limitations  
  • Effective communication  
  • Threat and Error management (TEM)  
  • Workload management  
  • Information acquisition and processing  
  • Stress and stress management  
  • Safety culture and company culture  
  • Cooperation 
  • Situational awareness 
  • Standard operating procedures (SOPs)  
  • Resilience development and mental flexibility
  • Fatigue and vigilance  
  • Industry case studies  

We design courses to meet the specific needs or problem areas your organisation may have already identified. 

Training in Human Factors can help:

  • Understand when and how to intervene, challenges faced when intervening, and intervention models
  • Develop an understanding of how a proper safety culture can enhance performance  
  • Identify and address human performance limitations that can lead to unsafe behaviour
  • Create a practical team-based threat and error management training that can assist organisations in improved safety and efficiency 
  • Design strategies to improve effective collaboration across teams
  • Examine and address organisational and systemic influences that shape human performance

You’ll receive a comprehensive training package when participating in a NaviMinds course. We hand-pick curated materials relevant to your training. 

Our course materials have been designed to be easily fitted to human factors training in Energy organisations. 

The Human Factors Introductory course includes:  

  • 8 hours of interactive training 
  • Plug’n’play lesson plans for selected lessons 
  • Student handouts 
  • Powerpoint presentation
  • All the above delivered digitally for download
  • Copyright permission for the use and reproduction of materials for internal training 
  • Experienced Human Factors Trainers
  • Certification on completion of the course
  • Free access to Tivoli on course days (after the course and when it’s open)

Our introduction to Human Factors in the energy sector takes a highly interactive approach, using facilitation, role-plays, group activities, exercises, and industry case studies. Participants are encouraged to share stories, compare ideas and workshop solutions to human factors challenges with expert facilitator support.  

We have spent years developing eye-opening games and exercises that help us prove that human error is a normal part of our human makeup. When joining one of our courses, you will experience the benefits and pitfalls on your body and mind, creating a much more effective form of learning.  

We guarantee that our human factors trainer course will be an eye-opening and thought-provoking learning experience for you and your team.

In-house training or at our Training facility in Copenhagen

The training is available at our training facilities in central Copenhagen or in-house at the client’s location. 

These courses are offered on demand. For more information about this course, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Do I need any previous experience with Human Factors? 

You do not need any prior experience with Human Factors to complete this course.

What are the objectives of human factors training in the energy sector?

A human factors course aims to help participants identify safety and productivity issues caused by organisational communication and process barriers. The course aims to reduce the risk of incidents and accidents by encouraging safe and responsible behaviour. 

Who should participate in the course? 

Anybody with responsibility for people, safety and the environment. Particularly safety managers, operators, supervisors, accident investigators, and CEOs. The course is also suitable for employees involved in implementing, developing, and delivering human factors training.

How do I pay for a course? 

Option 1: Secure your spot by paying the full amount upfront using Visa, Visa Electron, Maestro, or Mastercard.

Option 2: If you prefer to pay via invoice, please contact us to reserve your seat.

Let us know your preferred payment method, and we make sure to find a solution.

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.

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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