Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies

Online Safety Management Training Course [ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS CERTIFIED]

This course will provide State regulatory and administrative personnel involved in State Safety Programme (SSP) implementation and/or operation with the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude to advocate safety management systems (SMS) requirements and guidance material, as well as the acceptance/oversight of service providers’ SMS; The course will provide service provider staff with the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude to implement, administer or participate in SMS operations.

Course Benefits

After having successfully completed this programme, the participants will develop competencies necessary to:
  • Apply the fundamental concepts and principles of aviation safety management;
  • Participate in the SSP/SMS implementation plans based on the frameworks provided in ICAO safety management Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs), Annex 19 and guidance material, such as the Safety Management Manual, Third Edition – 2013; and
  • Participate in the resolution of safety-related issues by applying the required skills and knowledge associated with the key SSP/SMS processes.

Who Should Attend

The training is most beneficial for those who work for a State regulatory body involved in the planning, development, and implementation of State Safety Programmes, and for staff who work for an aviation service provider involved in the planning, development and implementation of Safety Management Systems.

Course Outline

The course consists of the following key modules - Safety Management Fundamentals; Safety Management Provisions; Safety Management Systems (SMS) and State Safety Programme (SSP).

Module 1 -  Safety Management Fundamentals
  • Why safety management?
  • What is different with safety management?
  • How can you transition to safety management?
  • End of Module Exam

Module 2 -  ICAO Safety Management Provisions

  • State Safety Management SARPs
  • State safety management responsibilities
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Safety data collection, analysis, protection and exchange
  • Legal guidance for safety information protection
  • End of Module Exam 

Module 3A -  State Safety Programme (SSP)

Part 1. SSP Framework
  • State Safety Policy and Objectives
  • State Safety Risk Management
  • State safety Assurance
  • State Safety Promotion 
  • SSP Implementation
  • Implementation Process
  • End of Module Exam 

Module 3B -  SMS Implementation

Safety Policy and Objectives
Safety Risk Management
Safety Assurance
Safety Promotion
Implementation Process
End of Module Exam

Course Prerequisite (s)

Delegates with aviation experience