Online Course: Air Safety Investigation

General

Program Description

In this course, we will explore the challenges faced by investigators when trying to piece together the probable sequence of events. We will familiarize you with the investigative ways of thinking and forming of conclusions. In fact, you'll learn to think and act as an air safety investigator.


Observation, fact-finding and analytical skills

Thought-provoking assignments test your observation skills, fact-finding skills, and analytical skills. The assignments give you a taste of what investigators face during an investigation. Skills such as Inductive and Deductive reasoning are highlighted to explain the challenging process of air safety investigation. This professional course contains assignments, individual feedback, and live online sessions.

Air safety investigations are complex and affect people from all over the world, with different backgrounds. This course is aimed at different target groups so you can experience different perspectives. We will focus on the legal framework behind air safety investigations worldwide, and the generic procedures followed when an aviation occurrence happens.


Would this be a course for me?

This is the right course for:

  • professionals working in aviation (such as pilots, engineering, and safety staff, ground staff etc.) seeking a more fundamental understanding of the process of air safety investigations.
  • safety professionals interested in safety within aviation.
  • professionals who deal with the outcomes of aviation incidents and accidents such as journalists, lawyers, psychologists.
  • anyone else interested in the field of air safety investigations.


What you'll learn:

  • Understand the investigation process.
  • Understand the different aspects of a safety report.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to facilitate the investigation process.
  • Experience the accident investigation process.
Last updated March 2019

About the School

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