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TS01: Safety Management Systems - Essentials for Aviation Professionals

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Aviation Safety Academy, Fairoaks Airport, Surrey, UK £ 520.00*

* VAT will be applied to all bookings at the prevailing rate.

Having a firm understanding of how your role fits into your organisation’s safety management system is a game changer - seeing the bigger picture gives added purpose and importance to tasks or processes that you may have previously undervalued.
Achieving such clarity across your organisation avoids time and resources being wasted in well-intentioned but disjointed activity, and ultimately is central to controlling risk, improving safety management and with it business performance.
How will this course benefit me?
Completing this course will provide you with a greater understanding of the intent of safety management concepts and philosophies. This new insight will enable you to contribute to your organisation’s Safety Management System by:
  • Correctly completing safety related tasks
  • Creating or complying with an effective system that delivers safety objectives and supports business performance.
  • Meeting your responsibilities more consistently
  • Championing safety processes
  • Breathing life into your safety management system through the adoption of key management enablers
Key areas of focus
  • Safety management - key principles, terminology and definitions
  • The requirements and intent of ORO.GEN.200
  • Why do we need a SMS?
  • Roles, responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Driving performance through a Management system approach to safety – what does good look like?
  • Leadership and strategy to achieve success
Is this course right for me?
This foundation course is aimed at aviation professionals from across all environments who want to understand safety management and how they can contribute to their organisation’s safety. It is applicable to:
  • Accountable Managers and Nominated Post Holders
  • Head of departments
  • Business Support Managers (including Finance, Procurement, HR)
  • Anyone at the beginning of their safety careers or who has an interest in safety management
This course can be adapted so that it meets the needs of managers looking to induct their teams and larger workforce in the concepts of Safety Management. 
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Course details
Course format: This course is a balanced mix of group discussions, flipchart work and PowerPoint presentations. Managed syndicate exercises give you the opportunity to practise the application and evaluation of new processes and techniques.
Course level: Foundation Level Training (F) is suitable for those with little or no prior knowledge of the subject who are looking to develop a fundamental level of understanding, competency and knowledge.
Assessment process: No formal assessment. Formative feedback is provided by the facilitator.
Course size: 16 persons maximum at our Aviation Safety Academy or on-site at your facility

Related Courses for Competence Development  
TS02: Practical Application of Safety Management Systems (SMS)
TS53: Measuring the Performance of your SMS
TR01: EASA Approved Organisations - Managers' Responsiblities
TS112: Just Culture Essentials for Managers
Further Information 
Please download the Course Information pdf for full course details. Alternatively, contact our Training Advisor on +44(0)1276 859 519 or email for more assistance.


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