Human Performance and Limitations in Aviation

AVA10002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration


  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 48 hours (4 hours per week)

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20


Prerequisites


Nil

Corequisites


Nil

Aims and objectives

The aim of this unit is to facilitate an understanding of how human performance can be affected by aircraft flight.
 
After successfully completing this unit, you should be able to:
1. Explain and discuss the importance of aviation medicine and physiology.
2. Identify and discuss key issues such as hypoxia, spatial disorientation, fatigue, and pilot fitness to fly.
3. Recognise the critical safety issues facing pilots, and how these issues can be appropriately managed in order to ensure safe operation of the aircraft.
4. Explain the fundamentals of occupational health and safety.
5. Recognise the implications of the carriage of dangerous goods by air.
 
Course Learning Outcomes (CLO) developed in this Unit
This Unit of Study will contribute to you attaining the following CLOs:
 
Bachelor of Aviation
2. Demonstrate broad and coherent knowledge of Aviation Human Factors, Aviation Management and Aviation Technology to critically analyse and solve problems and implement solutions in global professional airline and aviation practice;
 
Bachelor of Aviation (Management)
2. Demonstrate broad and coherent knowledge of Aviation Human Factors, Aviation Management and Aviation Technology to critically analyse and solve problems and implement solutions in global professional airline and aviation practice.
 
Associate Degree of Aviation
1. Demonstrate both broad and specialised technical knowledge and skills within the field of professional pilot practice
2. Demonstrate broad knowledge of Aviation Human Factors and Aviation Management to analyse and contribute to the implementation of solutions in global professional airline and aviation practice