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



About

Service providers in civil aviation, such as Air Navigation Service Providers and maintenance organizations, are required to develop and operate a Safety Management System (SMS) that meets State safety oversight requirements as specified by the International Civil Aviation Organization in Annex 19. The objective of an SMS is to ensure safe operations, improve operational efficiency and maintain aviation safety globally. This five-day course explains safety policy and objectives, safety risk management, safety assurance and safety promotion and gives many practical examples. The latest changes in ICAO Doc 9859 Safety Management Manual, Edition 4, 2018, are highlighted.

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

Course code: TALS-03

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Entry-level and 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

Next class

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

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
7 - 11 December, 2020
Register before 16 Nov, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 16 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 110667 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

5 additional classes are scheduled

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

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
31 May - 4 June, 2021
Register before 02 Mar, 2021 for a 20% discount
Please register by 10 May
All prices are before tax. Class no: 133024 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

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

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
7 - 11 June, 2021
Register before 09 Mar, 2021 for a 20% discount
Please register by 17 May
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132852 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

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

China, Beijing (IATA)
9 - 13 August, 2021
Register before 11 May, 2021 for a 20% discount
Please register by 19 Jul
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132097 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

Please note that prices DO NOT include the 6% Chinese VAT. The VAT must be paid additionally if applicable to your registration.

Beijing Training Center Information

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

Italy, Milan (PRO-HST)
27 September - 1 October, 2021
Register before 29 Jun, 2021 for a 20% discount
Please register by 06 Sep
All prices are before tax. Class no: 131976 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

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

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
6 - 10 December, 2021
Register before 07 Sep, 2021 for a 20% discount
Please register by 15 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 133025 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain safety management fundamentals and relate it to your tasks
  • Describe the key features of an SMS, the importance of system description and gap analysis, the relationship between SMS and QMS
  • Explain the fundamentals of hazards, hazard identification and risk management
  • Describe the safety management requirements in ICAO Annex 19, including the relationship between the State Safety Program and an SMS
  • Create a basic SMS implementation plan or improve an existing one

Course content

  • Safety management fundamentals
  • How to develop and implement an SMS, or how to improve an existing SMS
  • 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

Download the Outline

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

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.

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