|When asked if the course was informative and applicable to their work...
When asked if the instructors displayed a comprehensive knowledge of the subject…
- "Provided excellent skills and
guidance to support an investigative ‘go-team’ who may work with the
NTSB as a ‘party’ — and valuable, irrespective of experience level
- "Extremely useful. I learned
about the big picture involving the entire crash/ditching event:
impact considerations, crew responsibilities, available equipment,
case studies, etc."
- "Prior to attending this
course, I really was not in a position to go to a site. This has
given me the confidence to make a difference in what I do on site."
- "I feel much better prepared to
visit an accident site as a result of this class."
- "The actual content of the
sessions, and the manner in which they were presented made this a
very enjoyable, instructive and comprehensive course. As the
instructors said, the nuts and bolts of it as opposed to a simple,
but boring, retelling of accident survival and reconstruction.
Especially for Survival Factors, this is probably the ideal way to
present the topic."
- "I wish I had been receiving
this training before doing my investigations."
When asked if they enjoyed the course and would recommend it to others...
- "The fact that the instructors
are also investigators was evident. They displayed the true
first-hand knowledge that only someone from the field could convey.
Everyone seemed to have their own direct expertise, and this made
the class extremely exciting and informative."
- "This was probably one of the
most comprehensive workshops I’ve been to — a great selection of
- "All of the instructors were
very knowledgeable and all presentations were very helpful and
Back to course
- "Definitely! Very
informative and interesting. I would recommend it. Also, really
enjoyed breaking up into the groups. The hands-on experience was
- "Very much so. Had
never considered the NTSB had a role other than investigation. The
course helped clarify the extent of that role and the interaction
the NTSB has with other agencies."
- "I will encourage
our other cabin safety standards staff to attend this course in the
- "Absolutely! The
course is invaluable to anyone who may, to one degree or another,
participate in a Survival Factors investigation, particularly those
not receiving any other training/guidance."
- "I have discussed
sending other members to future classes as part of our instructor