Mental Health in Aviation

General Subjects

5 modules

Mental Health in Aviation is one of the most important topics we have to talk about. Mental illness and disorder can affect pilots just as they can affect anyone else, and it's important to spot the signs before your mental health goes downhill. Is to prevent life challenges from turning into a personal crisis that can distract us from our primary task - safely flying the aircraft.

This online training will start by giving you a great introduction to the subject. Why "the Right Stuff" for pilots is of high importance for the job but doesn't necessarily mean you can't suffer from mental illness or disorders. You'll go over every area of what mental health and unhealth is, why it might happen, and different ways to recover. This online training; Mental Health in Aviation, you'll get a good overview, awareness and knowledge in to spot any symptoms and the rehabilitation strategies to recover.

In this course, we will follow our character Captain Carl a highly respected captain with a long career, as you a life with many ups and downs. He had some period of mental illness during his career, but took the step and got help. We are happy Capt. Carl is fully recovered and back and flying again. 

Topics Included
  • Introduction
  • The "right stuff"
  • Selection processes
  • Mental Disorders
  • Therapeutic models
  • History
  • Personality traits
  • The "Big Five"
  • Mental Illnesses
  • Rehabilitation strategies
Regulatory Compliance

Our course closely follows the EASA regulations but is also suitable for operators complying with other standards globally.

Designed For

Course Content


Introduction The Right Stuff


Pilot Selection


Mental Health and Un-health Part I


Mental Health and Un-health Part II


The Pilot Peer Support Program

Certification Test

Mental Health in Aviation

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