Human Factors


The Human Factors course is comprised of 5 modules for a total of 80 minutes of video instruction plus review videos, module quizzes for reinforcement and a final test. The cost of the course is $195 per person. Upon completion of the course the student will receive a certificate and a training course outline will be sent via email. 

This course was designed for frontline employees who need a fundamental understanding of Human Factors concepts and a better understanding of how to improve safety by awareness of Human Factors within their organization.  This course would be appropriate for individuals in fixed wing, rotor wing, UAS and ground operations.

Students completing this course will meet the following course objectives:

  • Define human factors, human performance, risk, hazard, situational awareness, and decision making
  • Understand that human factors can affect all members of an aviation organization.
  • Understand tools to identify risks and hazards.
  • Be familiar with the properties and characteristics of human factors.  
  • Understand that human factors knowledge allows us to promote organizational success through safety.
  • Understand how to mitigate hazards and risks induced by human factors.
  • Understand the role each individual has in promoting and responding to human factors awareness.

This course fulfills NBAA PDP Objective Human Resources 8 (3 CAM Application credits and 2 CAM Recertification credits)!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1

    • Terms of Use

    • Module 1 - Introduction

    • Module 1 - Chunk 'N Chew

    • Module 1 - Quiz

  • 2

    Module 2

    • Module 2 - Hazards and Risks

    • Module 2 - Chunk 'N Chew

    • Module 2 - Quiz

  • 3

    Module 3

    • Module 3 - Human Factors & Performance

    • Module 3 - Chunk 'N Chew

    • Module 3 - Quiz

  • 4

    Module 4

    • Module 4, Part 1: Mitigation Tools

    • Module 4, Part 2: Situational Awareness & Workload Management

    • Module 4, Part 3: Decision Making

    • Module 4 - Chunk 'N Chew

    • Module 4 - Quiz

  • 5

    Module 5

    • Module 5 - Procedural Commitment & Compliance

    • Module 5 - Chunk 'N Chew

    • Module 5 - Quiz

  • 6

    Final Test

    • Test

  • 7

    Share your feedback

    • Course survey



Kate Johnpeer

Kate joins the team at Baldwin Aviation Safety and Compliance after many years of promoting aviation safety through experience in professional training and leadership. She desires to continue bringing awareness of safety concepts to the business aviation community to enhance safe operations. Kate holds her Masters Degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She started flying in her teenage years, and she now holds an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate as well as Flight and Ground Instructor Certification. She has extensive knowledge of turboprops and light business jets. Kate and her family live in Southern California. She and her husband own a Piper Cherokee and enjoy burning avgas.


  • Can my company enroll multiple employees?

    Yes. Contact us at and receive an invoice for the number of courses you'd like to purchase. Upon payment you will be given a corresponding number of coupon codes. Your students will enroll themselves and use the coupon code at checkout to show payment in full.

  • What device can I use for the distance learning course?

    You will access your purchased course via a website, so any device with a reliable internet connection that allows for video viewing and ability to take an electronic test will be adequate.

  • How do I access my course?

    After completion of your purchase of the course you will receive an email with a link to your course. You may also access your course by logging in to our Baldwin Virtual Training website and going to 'My Courses'.

  • Do I need a specific operating system to access my course?

    No, all courses are via website so you may use any device with internet access.

  • Will I receive a certificate?

    Yes. Upon receiving a minimum grade of 70% on the final test students will immediately receive their certificate via email along with a course outline.

  • When does the course start and end?

    You will have immediate access to your course and there is no time limit for your access to the course materials.

  • Will I be able to contact my instructor with questions?

    Yes, your instructor will be available via email for any questions you may have related to your course.

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