Did you know that in the past 5 years, 322 participants from 32 countries have taken this course with IATA?
5-day (40 hours) classroom course
A successful SMS reduces the rate and cost of accidents and incidents, improves communication and productivity, and helps your airport meet its legal responsibility to manage safety. Learn how to implement an efficient SMS at your airport and promote a safety culture within your organization. Understand the relevance of risk management in relation to SMS and learn how to evaluate, prioritize and mitigate risk. Analyze the impact human factors have on safety and develop your skills in detecting, controlling and preventing errors in an airport environment.
Course code: TAPP-10
- Participants should have prior knowledge of airport business and operations.
- Recommended level is Intermediate.
- The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.
How to register
To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.
On completion of this course you will be able to:
Implement a safety culture throughout your organization
Apply the risk management cycle to your organization
Integrate safety into aerodrome operations by applying management controls to safety-critical processes
Understand how regulatory requirements, State concerns and State Safety Program (SSP) apply to SMS
The key topics that are covered during this course include:
- Managing risk
- Risk assessment tools
Acceptance of risk
- Implementing SMS
- Safety culture and policy
Investigating and auditing
Documenting and gathering data
- Regulating SMS
- Managing human factors
- Role of the SSP in SMS implementation
- ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems (QMS)
- Reviewing the role of ISAGO
Practical case-studies and exercises on risk management and SMS
This course is recommended for:
Airport authority representatives
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.