EASA Part 145 Safety Management Systems Train the Trainer

Part 145 07

Brochure ButtonThe course reviews all the fundamentals needed to deliver SMS Training to EASA Part 145 organizations, considers the various training elements that are required for each group, and considers effective ways of delivering the training.

Developing an organizational capability to deliver Safety will benefit the organization and allow the delivery of organisation-specific training courses to be targeted and specific.

The primary purpose of this 3-day training is to focus your SMS-nominated trainer on the most effective processes for delivering effective training throughout the organization.

Sofema SMS Train the Trainer is a highly practical course that promotes best training practices. It is an industry-specific three-day program specifically designed for those who need to manage or deliver organizational-specific Training.

The course is highly participative, stimulates involvement, and provides powerful motivation. To introduce the delegate to training skills and to provide the confidence that can be developed to deliver effective Training within each specific business area.


This course will be of very significant benefit to potential Part 145 SMS Trainers who need to have the necessary competence to deliver effective organization Training. 


- To enable the delegates to understand the many ways of communicating Safety Objectives across a wide adult audience
- To focus on the implementation and management processes involved in Safety Management System Training as well as the need to develop personal training skills
- To introduce you to training skills that you can develop to maximize the effectiveness of your training sessions
- To provide a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory requirement for effective SMS training
- To provide a thorough grounding in effective techniques to enable you to deliver appropriate SMS training throughout the organisation
- To promote best training practices and motivation within your organization
- To enable the development of a company-specific comprehensive Safety Management System Training program compliant with EASA requirements
- An essential element of benefiting from this training is to focus on the issues, how they relate to our workplace, and what we need to do to address them
- How to identify areas that need special attention and how to focus our efforts on making sure our training delivers in all relevant areas
- The intention of this training is not to tick the regulatory box but to identify the significant issues which need to be addressed


1. Abbreviations & Terms
2. General Introduction
3. Facing the Challenges of Training an Adult Group
4. Delivering Effective Training - Personal Considerations
5. The Safety Management System Trainers Learning Path
6. Managing SMS Trainer Competence
7. Considering Presentation Techniques
8. Components of an ICAO SMS
9. Understanding EASA requirements - consider how this will impact our organisation
10. Considering Management Issues related to the need for EASA 145 Organisation Training
11. What is Andragogy - Understanding the Adult learning process - Theories and Motivation
12. Communicating - Understanding & Giving Feedback
13. Speaking in Public - Developing your skills
14. Individual Speaking Practical Exercise
15. Balancing Presentation, Motivation Debate & Discussion
16. How to Maintain Participants Motivation and Attention
17. Developing SMS Management and Supporting Documentation
18. Non-Verbal Communications
19. The Use of Case Studies - Presenting Workplace SMS related Issues
20. The Safety Manager and the role of Quality Assurance (Compliance) and Safety Assurance
21. Error, Violations, Blame & Culpability
22. Understanding Safety Culture within our Organisation
23. Group Presentation dealing with the specific challenges of culture within the organisation
24. SMS The Role of Emergency Response Training
25. Delivering Hazard Identification, Root Cause and Analytical Processes and Risk Assessment & Mitigation Training
26. Considerations related to the Training of aviation safety auditing
27. Review - Dealing with the Challenge of Delivering Effective SMS Training
28. Developing the SMS Training Program - Practical Considerations
29. Creating a Positive Learning Atmosphere
30. Writing a Lesson Plan
31. Effective Instructional Strategies for Aviation Online Trainers
32. Teaching Adult Learners (Andragogy)
33. Engagement and Checking for Understanding (CFU)


Quality Department, Safety Department, Training Department Managers, and other Training staff will benefit from attendance at this course.


A background in an aviation maintenance environment. A comprehensive understanding of how a fully integrated Safety Management System provides a mechanism to proactively seek, identify, quantify and mitigate risks and potential hazards that exist in the business. Sufficient knowledge to understand how an SMS can work effectively within their company and what is required to make this happen. 


After attending this course, participants should be able to develop a company-specific comprehensive Safety Management Training program compliant with the requirements of the ICAO annex.


Course type: Presentation without voice over
Duration equivalent to 3-day classroom training
Category: Part 145
Price: 170 EUR


3 to 5 courses/delegates - 5%
6 to 10 courses/delegates - 10%
11 to 24 courses/delegates - 15%
25 to 49 courses/delegates - 20%
> 50 courses/delegates - 25%

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