Aviation and Maintenance Human Factors FTS & EWIS ( Recurrent ) – 2 Days


The aim of this combined course is to refresh delegates and provide focus on​ Fuel Tank Safety (FTS), Electrical Wiring Interconnect Systems (EWIS) , Human Factors​ (HF) ​and the connection with SMS in the workplace, together with an ongoing understanding of Human Factor issues to comply with EASA Part 145 requirements.

In addition the course contains a recurrent look at the Fuel Tank Safety ​and Electrical Wiring issues and delivers an industry update and focuses on the aircraft types on which the delegate is currently working. The training meets the intent of the EASA requirement for continuation training for Part 145 and Part M ​Staff​.

​What is the Benefit of this Training – What will I learn?

​a) ​At the end of this Training the delegate should have a ​ renewed awareness
of the ​ exposures within the Maintenance workplace

​b) Achieve a solid understanding related to ​EASA Part 145 Regulatory Obligations for recurrent training and the roles and responsibilities of Maintenance Staff

​c) Be able to demonstrate​ a deep awareness of potential exposures in the workplace

d)Appreciate the Roles and Responsibilities related to ​obligations to develop mitigation’s to reduce risk and exposure

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

Sofema Aviation Services a Regulatory training and consulting company with 45 years commercial aviation experience and 10 years operational experience. Since we started we have provided certificates to approx 25,000 delegates we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers. Please visit our download area as an example of how we engage with our customer https://sassofia.com/download-area/ .

The second is not only the fact that our prices are far more cost effective than our competitors it is that our discount program leaves all the others way behind – please do not take our word for it check it out! SAS Discount Program

What Makes SAS EASA Aviation and Maintenance Human Factors FTS & EWIS ( Recurrent ) – 2 Days ​different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations, from the introduction in the early 00’s. EASA Part M is an essential regulation related to the management of the aircraft.

At Sofema Aviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with EASA Regulations is in fact minimum compliance. Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimization of our business is where we should see opportunity to drive efficiency and cost saving.​


Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Introduction
– Contents
– Abbreviations & EWIS Terminology
– Top 12 HF Precursors
– Error Models
– Landmark Incidents and Accidents – Human Factor Related
– Statistics
– Safety Culture Organisation Factors
– Types of Violation
– Types of Error
– Human Performance and Limitations
– Information Processing
– Sleep Fatigue and Shift Work
– Stress
– Physical & Non – Physical Limitations – Motivation and De-motivation
– Procedures Information and Practices
– Communication
– Team work Concepts
– Our Environment
– FTS Introduction
– FTS – Background: the explosions of mixtures of fuel and air, the behavior of those mixtures in an aviation environment, the effects of temperature and pressure, energy needed for ignition etc., the ‘fire triangle’,
– Basic elements of the fuel tank safety issues: Understanding of the background and the concept of fuel tank safety, Interpreting ICAW Instructions for continuing
– Case Studies (Accidents & Incidents)
– The need for Mitigation Strategies – Ignition source prevention
– FRS – Flammability Reduction systems when installed: reason for their presence, their effects, the hazards of an FRS using nitrogen for maintenance, safety precautions in maintenance/working with an FRS.
– Introduction To EWIS
– Case Studies
– AMC 20-21
– Development of EWIS Inspection
– Standard Practices
– LRU Replacement General Practices
– Zonal Areas of Inspection and Levels
– Inspection of Aircraft Electrical Bonding & Grounds
– Housekeeping
– Inspection of Wiring

Target Groups

Quality Personnel, Personnel of the M.A. Subpart G organization involved in the management and review of the continuing airworthiness of applicable aircraft . Part 145, Personnel of the Part 145 approved maintenance organization required to plan, perform, supervise, inspect and certify the maintenance of aircraft and fuel system components of applicable aircraft. Staff employed in any aspect of Production Maintenance requiring a HF Refreshment to include Stores personnel.


A background in an aviation environment. Previously attended Human Factors and Fuel Tank Safety Training.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to explore the implications of error, the organization’s safety culture, its procedures and safety policy and methods of communication.
To re-familiarize delegates with the elements of fuel system safety issues including its language, history and practical considerations, finally to equip candidates in their everyday tasks to account for the challenges posed by the Fuel Tank System Safety issues.

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“This training offers very good explanations of difficult topics.”
“All aspects were useful, the examples were great.”
“This training helped me to develop some new skills.”
“The instructor is very resourceful and intelligent.”
“Having a visual material helps a lot the learning process.”


2 days –Each training day will commence at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

To register for this training, please email office@sassofia.com or Call +359 28210806

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