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ATC 153 - Aviation Safety Management System

Code Start Date Duration Venue
ATC 153 23 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
ATC 153 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Safety Management Systems (SMS) are the formal, top-down, organization-wide approach to managing safety risk and assuring the effectiveness of safety risk controls. This course will help participants to understand the SMS structure and elements based on the ICAO Doc 9859 Requirements. 

They will learn how to develop and maintain SMS that includes policy, risk management, assurance, and promotion. The course also covers Occurrence Reporting, Emergency Response Planning Functions, and Human Factors that threats to company SMS.They will learn how to establish effective and safety culture, prioritize and mitigate risks, evaluate risk effectiveness and to develop skills in detecting, controlling and preventing safety hazards in organizations and flight.

Course Objectives

  • Being familiar with the ICAO Doc 9859 SMS requirements and its applications in aviation.
  • Understanding the safety program needs, importance of safety culture and SMS components
  • Identifying and utilizing essential safety management principles that drive the safety process
  • Conducting effective safety implementation
  • Composing Emergency Response Plan
  • Deriving statistical Safety Performance Indicators to calculate organization safety performance

Who Should Attend?

  • Safety and Compliance Managers
  • Flight safety pilots and officers
  • Compliance monitoring/quality assurance officers
  • Anyone who aspires to build his management qualities

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS)
  • SMS and the four pillars
  • Safety policy
  • Safety documentation
  • Emergency response plan

Day 2

  • Safety risk management
  • Hazard Identification
  • Occurrence reporting
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk mitigation

Day 3

  • Safety assurance
  • Safety performance monitoring and measurement
  • Management of change
  • Continuous improvement

Day 4

  • Safety promotion
  • Safety communication
  • Organizational culture and training 
  • Human factors
  • Factors affecting SMS efficiency

Day 5

  • Tools for SMS efficiency 
  • LOSA
  • TEM
  • Questions and answers