SMS 1: General Intro to SMS

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Brochure ButtonWith SMS we have a set of regulations, which allow Industry to establish best-practice that fits different cultures and place the main emphasis and duty on improving safety performance. This requires a real “team effort” as regulator and airline are all part of one large system. Working as a team it will be possible to improve an already highly impressive safety record, and allow organisations to conduct more of their own oversight and assurance. This short training course which is focused on the specific challenges faced by Small and Medium sized organizations develops the understanding of the organisations responsibility and how the key managers and executives can play a role in assisting to deliver a strong SMS system. 


- General Introduction
- Acronyms, Abbreviations, Definitions
- The Evolution of Safety Thinking
- ICAO Annex 19 & Components of an SMS System
- Sharing our SMS Understanding
- Safety Accountabilities
- Hazard Identification & Risk Management Process


This course is aimed at Key staff in small to medium sized organisations including Quality Managers, Safety Managers, Accountable Managers Post Holders and Managers.


A background in an aviation environment is an advantage together with an understanding of the role of the Quality Assurance, Safety Assurance and Quality Control process within the organization.


- After this Training attendees will:
- Fully understand the ICAO SMS Requirements and the intent behind them.
- Understand SMS concepts and principles.
- Develop ideas to improve the quantity and quality of safety data collected.
- Understand the usefulness and limitations of Risk Assessment methods, Clearly understand the options available, and their effectiveness, for reducing and eliminating risk.
- Develop ideas on how to improve Risk Reduction processes in their own company.


Course type: Presentation without voice over
Duration equivalent to 2 hours classroom training
Category: Quality, Safety & Security
Price: 49 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%

For multiple courses/users discount please contact us at [email protected]