The intent of this research paper is to analyze dynamics directly related to the impact training has on job proficiency, job knowledge, work performance, and organizational success, particularly in the field of military and civilian aerospace and aircraft maintenance. The paper focuses on training policies, practices, and methods employed in the airline industry while also focusing on the policies, practices, and methods associated with the training process utilized within the military aircraft maintenance community. The primary objective in this paper is to uncover methodical, solidified approaches to ensure personnel who maintain or operate within any spectrum of aviation are fully qualified and trained to work productively, avoiding any potential aircraft-related mishaps that could result in loss or damage of equipment, injury to personnel, or death.

Project Type


College or School

College of Professional Studies Granite Division

Program or Major



Summer 2019

MSLD_Derrickson_Kevin_Capstone_Paper.pdf (2301 kB)
Capstone Paper