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Course Overview

The course provides basic knowledge and understanding of aviation legislation and human factors for technicians and engineers working in Singapore aviation industry. It is also very relevant for students studying for their Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore SAR-66 equivalent modules for their aircraft maintenance licences.

Knowledge of this subject has a significant impact on the safety standards and responsibilities expected of the personnel working in the aviation industry and holders of aircraft maintenance licences.



Students will be able to:

  • identify various rules and regulations governing the Singapore aviation industry.
  • explain that human factors is an area that influences how well they perform the tasks in terms of quality of the tasks, safety of all involved and ultimately the airworthiness of the aircraft the engineers maintain.
  • point out the contributing factors in maintenance-related accidents in relation to relevant human factors issues.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here.

What You'll Learn

  1. Regulatory Framework
  2. Certifying of Maintenance Staff
  3. Approved Maintenance Organisation and Approval of Maintenance Training Organisation
  4. Air Operator Certificate Requirements
  5. Other Maintenance Regulations
  6. Human Performance, Limitations and Social Psychology
  7. Factors Affecting Performance and Physical Environment
  8. Tasks and Communication
  9. Human Error and Hazards in the workplace
  10. Application of Human Factors knowledge



Modes of Assessment


Continual Assessment 60 %

Semestral Examination 40%





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Diploma in Engineering (Aerospace).

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be confirmed


7.00pm - 10.00pm


1-2 times a week

Course Fees

Fee Type Course Fees
(w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$169.38
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above

Singapore Citizens aged below 40

Singapore Permanent Residents S$1646.73
Others & Repeat Students S$1646.73

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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.