HSI Educational Opportunities
If you are interested in furthering your knowledge of HSI,
there are many avenues available to you. The links
below provide options ranging from introductory classes to advanced degrees.
Air Force Institute of Technology
The Air Force offers an Introduction to Human Systems Integration course
through its training website.
Log in using the CAC
option and you can view
the catalog of courses.
Defense Acquisition University (DAU)
The Defense Acquisition University is your principle resource for
meeting all your acquisition-related training and continuous learning needs.
This includes those associated with your core certification training
standards, unique position training standards, and all assignment-specific
Federal Acquisition Institute Training
Application System (FAITAS)
FAITAS is a web-based
system used to register for various acquisition training, including the
Department of Homeland Security Introduction to Acquisition.
Understanding the acquisition process is an important component of
implementing HSI strategies.
Federal Aviation Administration Human Factors Awareness Web Course
The FAA Human Factors Awareness course was developed to introduce
FAA personnel with backgrounds in various disciplines to the science and
methods of Human Factors. While the course was tailored for Integrated
Product Team (IPT) members to foster an understanding of the role and
contribution of Human Factors in FAA system development, it may also be of
interest and use to all FAA employees, students of Human Factors, and the
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)
The NPS is currently the only school in the nation that grants a
degree in HSI. The HSI program at NPS advocates a human-centered approach in
the design, acquisition, testing, and operation of human-machine interfaces.
More information is available at
System Safety Training, APT Research, Huntsville
Each year since 2004, APT has offered training for Safety & Mission
Assurance professionals. Approximately 200 professionals obtain continuing
education credits each year.
Weapons System Explosives Safety Review Board (WSESRB) Training
The Web-Based Interactive Safety Environment (WISE) represents a
safety knowledge management tool for training practitioners and the
execution of system safety programs. It provides more than 40 hours of
safety training with safety overviews and policy references.