Human Factors (HF) Maintenance Train the Trainer Recurrent – 2 Days


Ensuring organizational Human Factors Training remains proactive, dynamic, and effective whilst fully connecting with our adult audience is of strategic importance to the business.

This course considers techniques together with the myriad of other factors that should be gathered and understood as precursors to delivering the most effective training.

This is not an entry-level course and assumes you are an existing HF trainer who is looking to “hone” your skills and provides a range of learning techniques to enable you to continue to deliver appropriate training within your organization.

The course is extremely intensive, highly practical, promotes best training practices, and focuses both on the implementation and management processes to ensure the highest standards of Human Factors in Initial and Continuation Training.

Extensive use is made of group exercises, case studies, and feedback.

The delegate will receive pre-course work in support of this training to add value to the practical elements of this training. In addition, the delegate will make several short presentations throughout the training and will develop a typical training program for a maintenance-related subject.

Who is the Course for? 

The course is primarily focused on the needs of the 145 Instructor to be compliant with the obligation to complete Instructional Techniques Training.

The course will also be of interest to persons who are interested in becoming Aviation Technical Instructors (EASA Part 145) or wishing to hone existing skills.

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

a) Review the need for EASA 145 Organisation Training

b) Consider the Adult Learning Experience – Andragogy

c) Understand the best use of instructional tools and techniques to enhance instruction

d) Understand techniques to optimize and deliver practical presentations

e) Focus on the development of your communication skills.

f) Learn how to motivate participants and to maintain attention

g) How to ensure participants’ active involvement throughout the training.

h Consider group learning and collaborative learning techniques.

i) Stay up to date with industry instructional techniques

j) How to manage difficult students and topics

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

Day 1

– Understanding the challenges of Training an Adult Group (Personal Presentation)
– Delivering Effective Training
– Personal Considerations & the Maintenance Trainers Learning Path
– How do we measure the effectiveness of Human Factors training within the organization?
– Considering SMS – Safety Management System Elements in the Context of Human Factors
– Where Does Root Cause Understanding fit into Human Factors Training
– Error, Violations, Blame & Culpability
– Balancing Presentation, Motivation Debate & Discussion

Day 2

– Gathering “Organisational Specific” Data for Recurrent Human Factors Training Courses
– Presenting Workplace Maintenance Human Issues – Precursors
– Speaking in Public – Developing your skills
– Considering MEMS
– Maintenance Error Management Systems in the context of Human Factors training
– Management and Oversight issues related to Training within the 145 Organisations
– Case Study Workshop
– Developing events into Human Factors Training exercises for our students
– Developing your Organisation’s Human Factors Training Program – Developing the recurrent Human Factors Lesson Plan
– Your Own Presentation

Target groups 

This course will be of very significant benefit to existing Human Factors trainers who are looking to update their knowledge and techniques.

Quality Assurance, Training Department Managers and other Training staff will also benefit from attendance at this course.


A background in an aviation maintenance environment together with experience as HF trainers.

Learning Objectives 

After attending this course, participants should be able to update a company-specific HF training program compliant with 145 requirements for both Initial and recurrent training.

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“This training offers very good explanations of difficult topics.”
“All aspects were useful, and 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 in the learning process.”


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

To register for this training, please email or Call +359 28210806

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