A fundamental cause of aviation errors is human beings, which is why we offer human factors training courses. In these courses, you’ll learn about the strengths and limitations of humans to help build more robust and foolproof infrastructure and processes. 

Through a combination of theory and practice, you’ll learn how to design systems that anticipate, predict and cater for human errors.

When you graduate from human factors in aviation training at Swinburne, you’ll  understand the history of human error in aviation and be prepared to help prevent it in the future.

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  • RESEARCH

    Aviation Stimulation Laboratory

    Researchers at Swinburne investigate issues such as pilot fatigue and inexperience, and the impact of adverse weather on aviation operations. Swinburne has Victoria’s only Redbird flight simulator, which is used to simulate a range of aircraft; and a jet airliner simulator, based on a B737 aircraft.

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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