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


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About

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

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: All levels
Prerequisites: None

Next class

Nov 03 - Nov 07, 2014 - Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)


5 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills 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 anagement 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 towards earning an IATA Diploma in:

Additional information

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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