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Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Civil Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)


Este curso también es dado en Español.
Ce cours est aussi dispensé en français.

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Did you know that in the past 3 years, 299 participants from 40 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About

This course provides the fundamentals of how to systematically manage safety in civil aviation using the Safety Management System concept developed by ICAO.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training.

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Entry-level
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.

Next class

Oct 23 - Oct 27, 2017 - Italy, Rome (IATA)
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What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of a Safety Management System (SMS) and relate it to your organization
  • Learn how the financial cost of safety can be managed
  • Target resources appropriately and measure the results
  • Manage safety risks proactively
  • Build a positive safety culture
  • Ensure effective communications on safety

Course content

  • Basic safety concepts
  • Introduction to systematized safety management
  • Accident causation and prevention
  • The business and regulatory cases for SMS
  • Components of a Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Hazard analyses and risk assessments
  • Safety management of change
  • Steps in implementing, operating, and evaluating a Safety Management System
  • How to manage a phased approach to SMS introduction
  • Tracking the results
  • Measuring safety performance
  • Evaluating a Safety Management System
  • Regulating a Safety Management System

Notes: As per ICAO, service providers are responsible for the implementation of a Safety Management System (SMS) in accordance with Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) contained in ICAO Annex 6 — Operation of Aircraft, Part I — International Commercial Air Transport — Aeroplanes, and Part III — International Operations — Helicopters, ICAO Annex 11 — Air Traffic Services, and ICAO Annex 14 — Aerodromes, Volume I — Aerodrome Design and Operations.

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Civil Aviation Managers concerned with safety
  • Air Traffic Controllers and managers responsible for safety in Air Navigation Service Providers
  • Managers and operational staff from Civil Aviation Authorities, Air Navigation Service Providers, Airlines, Airports and other aviation organizations

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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