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Safety Management System (SMS) Recurrent (Classroom, 2 days)

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Stay abreast with the latest Safety Management Systems (SMS) developments and practices. Ensure you can interpret an operational risk profile and set safety recommendations as well as strategies to improve the overall effectiveness of the management review process.

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

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 2 days (16 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment


  • Participants should have prior knowledge of Safety Management System concepts
  • Recommended level is Professional
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

Next class

Mar 23 - Mar 24, 2020 - United Kingdom, London (IATA)
2 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Summarize the latest developments and practices in SMS
  • Produce and present safety recommendations supported by a valid safety risk profile data interpretation
  • Demonstrate the effectiveness of your Safety Management System or plan changes as appropriate

Course content

  • Latest changes in regulatory requirements and Industry best practices
  • Operational risk profile
  • Safety recommendations
  • Safety Performance Indicators (SPIs) evaluation and improvement
  • Change management process
  • Management review process

Download the course outline


Apply course objectives to your company’s operations with the help of practical exercises

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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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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