Safety Management Systems (SMS) - Implementation and Control (Classroom)

Some of these topics are also explored in the following virtual classroom course:

Did you know that in the past 4 years, 906 participants from 88 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About

This practical course gives you the expertise to implement a successful Safety Management System (SMS) in your airline with the latest tools and processes. Gain the skills to implement a phased and manageable workload that will allow you to comply with regulatory requirements. Learn how to take a proactive approach to risk management and promote an ongoing safety culture within your organization.

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

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Course code: TALS-06

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 4 days (32 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.

Prerequisites

  • Participants should have prior knowledge of Safety Management System concepts.
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced.
  • 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: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Next class

Safety Management Systems (SMS) - Implementation and Control (Classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
16 - 19 August, 2022
Register before 16 May, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 26 Jul
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148903 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,232
Member
USD 1,592
Regular
USD 1,760

2 additional classes are scheduled

Safety Management Systems (SMS) - Implementation and Control (Classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
25 - 28 October, 2022
Register before 25 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 04 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148740 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,232
Member
USD 1,592
Regular
USD 1,760

Safety Management Systems (SMS) - Implementation and Control (Classroom)

Canada, Montreal (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
6 - 9 December, 2022
Register before 05 Sep, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 15 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148384 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,232
Member
USD 1,592
Regular
USD 1,760

Please check if you are eligible to travel to Canada before you complete your registration.


Accett

The IATA Training Center in Montreal is ACCET Accredited


Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travelers with a valid visa. Do you need an eTA? Apply for your eTA (a CAD 7 fee applies).

Please note that travelers or if you are booking for someone else, are responsible to request their visas through varying designated channels (consulates and/ or third party companies) in due time.

A regional course fee (15% discount) is applied to course participants residing in Canada who attend classes at the Montreal Training Center. To claim the discount, enter YMQ-LOCAL in the promotional code field during your registration. The discount will be deducted automatically from the course price.

These regional discounts will be applied in addition to any qualifying early bird promotion.

As per the detailed procedure on our tax page, non-Canadian residents do not pay sales taxes if they advise us prior to their purchase.

Montreal Training Center information

What you will learn

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Assess the current degree of implementation in your organization and deploy an SMS implementation plan
  • Apply ICAO’s safety management concepts and processes to your SMS
  • Manage the SMS implementation workload as well as the deliverables for each stage of your plan
  • Manage the SMS implementation workload as well as the deliverables for each stage of your plan
  • Explain the benefits of having an SMS

Course content

  • SMS overview
    • Check your knowledge
  • SMS design and preparation knowledge
  • Phased approach to SMS implementation
  • SMS gap analysis and action tools
  • Safety risk management
  • Operational safety assurance and promotion
  • Safety reporting
  • The management of change
  • SMS continuous improvement
  • Benefits of airlines having an SMS

Activities

  • Interactive exercises and use of practical tools
  • Case studies
  • Final assessment

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Safety specialists and managers
  • Senior management
  • Operational managers and supervisors

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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