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Human Performance II & Communication II

Module name (EN): Human Performance II & Communication II
Degree programme: Aviation Business (Basic), Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015
Module code: ABBG49
SAP-Submodule-No.: P410-0030
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Exam (minimum of 75% to pass) 30 minutes for Human Performance, 135 minutes for Communication

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Exam recurrence:
The information regarding exam recurrence is found within the exam policy of the study programme (ASPO).
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
ABBG49 (P410-0030) Aviation Business (Basic), Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015, semester 3, mandatory course
ABBG49 (P410-0030) Aviation Business (Basic), Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 4, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
ABBG44 Human Performance I & Communication I
ABBG61 Visual Flight Training I

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Matthias Lehmann (lecture)
Rolf Weymar (lecture)

[updated 12.05.2016]
Learning outcomes:
Human Performance and Limitations II
After successfully completing this part of the course, students will understand the problem of human error and reliability. They will have applicable knowledge about the processes of information acquisition and processing, workload and resource management, risk evaluation and decision making.
Communication II
After successfully completing this course, students will know the meaning of clear and standardized radio communication procedures in aviation. They will be able to establish and maintain radio communication during IFR flights in English.

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Module content:
Human Performance and Limitations II
1.        Stress
2.        Human information processing
3.        Human error and reliability
4.        Behavior and motivation
5.        Interpersonal relationships
6.        Communication and cooperation
7.        Man and machine
8.        Risk evaluation _ risk mitigation _ decision making
9.        Resource management (crew, automation, time)
10.        Hazardous behaviors in aviation
Communication II
1.        Communication principles
2.        Standard RT phraseology
3.        Call signs
4.        Aerodrome phraseology for IFR flights
5.        En route phraseology for IFR flights
6.        Departure and approach phraseology
7.        Weather reports
8.        Communication failure procedures
9.        SELCAL and ACARS

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lectures, speech practices, ppt and keynote presentations, white board, flip chart, iTunes U, iPad or MacBook,

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Recommended or required reading:
-        ATPL learning objectives, EASA 2016
-        ATPL Human Performance, Slate Ltd. 2012
-        ATPL Communication, Slate Ltd. 2014
-        AIP Germany
-        NfL I 275/08

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