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Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS)

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This course will help participants and organizations understand the function, role and importance of developing and implementing a Safety Management System (SMS).

What you will learn

  • Understand the basic knowledge, techniques and skills needed to develop a Safety Management System and measure its performance
  • Discover how an effective system can reduce costs 
  • Learn cost-effective resource planning
  • See how safety risks are managed proactively
  • Explore how to build a positive safety culture within your organization

Available as: Printed textbook or eBook
Duration: 10 hours (including paper-based exam)
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

Key topics

  • Introduction to Safety Management Systems
  • Policy and Objectives
  • Risk Management
  • Safety Assurance
  • Safety  Promotion
  • Integrating Airline Management Systems
  • The regulatory authority’s role in SMS oversight
  • Implementation requirements

Who should attend

  • Representatives of Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Experienced managers from airlines, airports, ANS providers, manufacturers and maintenance groups
  • Supervisors in operations

Additional information

This course also offered in eLearning format with online exam. To access the eLearning course description, click here.

This course can optionally be taken as part of the Leadership & Management Training Program.

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