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Aviation Psychologist

Accredidation requirements

  • Official university degree (Masters) in psychology to be able to work independently as psychologist;
  • Membership of EAAP; and
  • Three years (minimum 3000 working hours) experience in applying aviation psychology in one or more of the specialist areas in the civil or military environment.

Knowledge in the aviation technical field has to be documented by either:

  • Being a technical professional (e.g. flight crew, cabin crew, ATC, engineer), or
  • Having succeeded in a theoretical course examination (e.g. PPL), or
  • Demonstrating to the Board a specific expertise in the technical aviation field by means of proof like: position(s) occupied / documented achievements and / or publications / official recommendations.
  • A continuous professional occupation in the field must be documented.
  • Having successfully completed two EAAP training courses on differing topics of aviation psychology. Note: EAAP can accept courses at other institutions as equivalents for EAAP training courses, where approved by the EAAP board.

The final decision lies with the Board.

The registration fee is 136,00 EUR. Registration is valid for 5 years.

Re-qualification

After a period of five years the certified Aviation Psychologist will have to re-qualify. The requirements for re-qualification are:

  • A continuous professional occupation in the field must be documented
  • One EAAP training course must be attended within 5 years (The Board may accept expert accomplishments instead of credits given by specific * EAAP courses or conferences)
  • EAAP can accept courses at other institutions as equivalents for EAAP training courses, if approved by the EAAP board.

The final decision lies with the Board.

The fee for re-registration is 40,00 EUR.

How to get accredited?

You have to be an EAAP member in order to be able to apply for accreditation.
Please have your EAAP username and password (Password forgotten?) ready before you click on the link below:

Go to Online Application Form