CRM and Threat and Error Management

AVA80006 12.5 Credit Points Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • Nil

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

Aims and objectives

This unit will enable the student to design and evaluate Crew Resource Management programs using contemporary skill measurements such as behavioural marker systems, non-technical skills (NOTECHS) elements and Line Operational Safety Audit (LOSA) data. The student will also gain an advanced understanding of Threat & Error Management (TEM) concepts as a countermeasure to Human Error.

Unit Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Identify and describe core CRM concepts
2. Explain the Threat & Error Management Framework and its relationship with CRM
3. Apply CRM principles to domains outside of Flight Operations
4. Describe the relationship between culture, CRM and safety
5. Critically analyse industry problems from a CRM and safety perspective
6. Demonstrate through creative and informed individual written communications the application of analysis and theory to current practices and developments in CRM and Threat & error Management