Version Effective: 17th of June, 2019
Version Effective: 17th of June, 2019

NACC61710 - Short Course in Safety Analysis Training (CASA)

Course Details

Course Summary

A bespoke client-led (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) short course in Safety Analysis Training. 

Client specified requirements:

         The history of accident investigation including the models and tools used to investigate. Accompanied with a discussion on the evolution of these models and tools.

         What is the human factors analysis and classification system (HFACS)? And what are its limitations? Utilising case studies to apply knowledge and maximise student uptake.

         What are event trees? How are they used? Also applied with the assistance of case studies.

         Using case studies to incorporate and apply student understanding of both HFACS and event trees.


Full detail of agreed content and delivery is specified in the attachment (CASA Investigation Methods Short Course Schedule Ver 2.docxin Section 1 of this document .

Entry Requirements

CASA nomination of student for participation.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Non-accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Transport and Safety Sciences
Skill Area
  • Safety
  • Transport and Warehousing

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Upon completion of this Short Course students will receive a Statement of Attendance for NACC61710 Short Course in Safety Analysis Training (CASA).

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Course Learning Outcomes

         Develop understanding of the history of accident investigation including the models and tools used to investigate. Discuss the evolution of these models and tools.

         Examine the human factors analysis and classification system (HFACS) including its limitations. Use case studies to apply knowledge and maximise student uptake.

         Develop an understanding of event trees. Discuss how they are used. Practise the application of event trees to specific case studies.

         Use case studies to assess student understanding of both HFACS and event trees.

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