Course Title Accident Investigation for Aviation Management
Booking information School of Engineering, Short course
Course Dates from 1 November 2010 to 12 November 2010
Fee Payable How to register Cancellations – We regret that a fee must be
charged when confirmed bookings are cancelled
or transferred to future dates. In the event of a
Complete and return to: Post Academic Operations Unit, Cranfield University, Beds, MK43 0AL Fax +44 (0) 1234 751206
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and sent as soon as possible. Late registrations
may be accepted, subject to availability of places
cancellation, you may nominate a substitute but if
a suitable substitute cannot be found the following Accident Investigation
scale of charges will apply:
on the course.
More than 56 days before the programme starts,
for Aviation Management
Alternatively, a registration form can be found on
the fee is refunded in full.
Organisation’s details our website www.cranfield.ac.uk/soe/shortcourses 1 – 12 November 2010
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Transfers – Within the eight week period preceding
Group discount the start of the programme, we are unable to
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Country Postcode/Zipcode Where more than three delegates are booking from
charge, since it is seldom possible to arrange
within one site of one organisation, a discount of
Direct line telephone number and fax: the attendance of a replacement. Withdrawal
10% will apply to the invoice for the course tuition
Country code Area code Telephone number Ext. no. Fax no. and transfer to a later programme at this stage
fee. Accommodation fees are not included in the
will therefore also be subject to the charges as
discount scheme. Please ask about our discount
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scheme at time of booking.
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Town County/Region Booking conditions accommodated within the University Campus,
either in Mitchell Hall or in the Conference Centre.
Course fees quoted include tuition, course
Occasionally other accommodation is used as an
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Overview Course content
The Cranfield Safety and Accident Investigation Centre in co-operation with the Air Accidents • Notification and reporting of incidents and accidents
Investigation Branch, Department for Transport is proud to offer its world renowned two-week • Investigation within the context of safety management systems
investigation course for aviation managers.
• ICAO Annex 13 recommended practices
The course brings together the considerable expertise of investigators, operators and researchers • Emergency response and crisis management
to deliver a course that is tailored to those working at a management level. • Health and safety on site
• Sources and preservation of evidence
Cranfield University works closely with the aviation industry through its Industry Advisory Board
• Interviewing techniques
and its programme of research and continuing professional development courses. It has run
aircraft accident investigation courses each year since 1977. The close relationship with the Air • Human factors
Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) allows Cranfield to deliver investigator courses that are • Passenger behaviour and cabin safety
taught by experts and draw upon a wealth of experience. • Engineering investigations
The aim of the two-week course is to provide safety professionals and operational staff with the • Medical factors
fundamentals behind both incident and accident investigation and the roles that will be played • Analytical techniques Further information
by operators, regulators, manufacturers, legal and government investigation agencies. Upon • Management of investigations
completion of the course, delegates will be able to conduct incident investigations within their
• Relations with the government investigation agency, police, media and others Professor Graham Braithwaite Mr Bryan Stott
organisation’s safety management system and also co-operate with major accident investigations.
• Developing and managing recommendations Director, Manager,
Note this is a popular course that is often oversubscribed. Please confirm your booking early to • Investigation report writing Safety and Accident Investigation Centre Accident Investigations
guarantee a place. T: +44 (0) 1234 754252 T: +44 (0) 1234 754245
• Safety promotion E: firstname.lastname@example.org E: email@example.com
• Accident prevention
• Visit to the AAIB at Farnborough
Who should attend • Case studies – including the investigation process and outcomes
• Practical investigation field exercise.
The course is designed for professionally qualified flight crew, airline or military flight safety
officers, managers, union representatives, regulatory authority or air traffic services management
and others concerned with the operational aspects of flight safety. Course date 1 – 12 November 2010
Course fee £4115
In particular, the course is aimed at those who may be required to carry out investigations The Speakers Accommodation fee £1029
into occurrences, or to act as advisors or technical representatives to official aircraft accident
investigation teams. This two-week course will be held at Cranfield University, and attendance is normally on a full
One of the strengths of the Cranfield course is that we bring together a world-class group of
board basis in Mitchell Hall on the Cranfield campus. Delegates may arrive on Sunday 31 October
The course is primarily intended to provide an introduction to basic investigative techniques and experts to share their experiences. This includes Inspectors of Accidents from the AAIB as well
and will depart on Friday afternoon, 12 November. Details of arrangements will be in the delegate
procedures in accordance with international requirements. It is not recommended for government as experts from a range of areas vital to the process of accident investigation. These include
investigators or inspectors whose needs are more comprehensively covered in our six-week specialists in:
Aircraft Accident Investigation Course. • Aviation psychology Group Discount
• Disaster management and family assistance Where three delegates or more are booking from within one site of one organisation, a discount of
• Military aircraft accident investigation 10% will apply to the invoice for the course tuition fee. Accommodation fees are not included in the
discount scheme. Please ask about our discount scheme at time of booking.
• Aviation law and court procedures
Receive short course alerts • Regulation Website
Complete our online form to receive notifications of future courses tailored to your interests. • Media relations For more information on the activities of the Cranfield Safety and Accident Investigation Centre,
www.cranfield.ac.uk/soe/alerts • Aeronautical engineering please refer to: www.csaic.net
• Air traffic control
• Safety management systems.
Cranfield University Short courses Accident Investigation for Aviation Management www.cranfield.ac.uk/soe/shortcourses