Introducing SAFA Training for Operators

Sofema Aviation Services now offers Operator training for SAFA – Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft  – SAFA Training for Operators SAS is pleased to add to its growing portfolio of trainings a course to increase the operator understanding of the SAFA process. SAFA inspections of aircraft during transit and layovers in European Airports can often…

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Delivering In House EWIS Training

Developing your EWIS Training options Sofema Aviation Services provide a solution as part of the Train the trainer Program. SAS provide support to deliver your own in house EWIS Training. EASA has mandated the requirement for EWIS Training specifically with the Part 145 organisation, this is EWIS Training for staff in groups 1 and 2.  Sofema…

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The challenge of moving the Safety Management System SMS to provide more than regulatory compliance

A  comment often heard  from our customers, iterates the difficulty in repositioning the SMS to truly deliver a proactive system. Even amongst those who accept that a fully integrated SMS system will deliver both efficiencies and savings. Whilst  we all agree that without  integrating  the SMS system within  all elements of the organisation we will…

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Understanding Operator and Maintainer EWIS Requirement

It is the Operators and Maintenance Organisation Responsibility to comply with the requirements of  Electrical Wiring Interconnect Systems working practices and procedures including specifically EWIS training. For details concerning the requirements of EWIS training please see AMC 20-22.  Sofema Aviation Services offer a 3 Day in company Training to allow you to manage and deliver your own EWIS…

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EASA Regulatory Training Organisational Compliance & Requirements

Organisations whether Operators, MRO or 145’s are increasingly facing the burden of training their employee’s to satisfy regulatory requirements. Both Part M and Part 145 require that employees are assessed for competence and need to be provided with suitable training. In addition to the general, and on going training requirements, to maintain competence for example…

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SMS Organisational Implementation

An ICAO compliant (as opposed to the current EASA required) Safety Management System provides a mechanism to proactively seek, identify, quantify and mitigate risks and potential hazards which exist in the business. Moreover it provides for a mechanism to deliver a safer working process and environment in every facet of our day to day business….

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Developing Human Factors Training through Train the Trainer Program

The Benefits of in house Aviation Human Factors Training – Developing your own Human Factors Trainers through the Human Factor Train the Trainer Program. Sofema Aviation Services –SAS has been delivering for some time an aviation Maintenance focused Human Factor Train the Trainer Course, If you would like details of the trainings please visit www.sassofia.com…

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Safety Management Systems (SMS) Fundamentals

Where do SMS requirements come from International Civil Aviation Authority – ICAO sets the standards by which the worlds international aviation community does business. These requirements are delivered in the form of 18 Annexes and the SMS provisions are contained in Annex 6

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Human Factor Train the Trainer Aims and Objectives

The Aims and Deliverables of the Human Factors Train the Trainer Program Offered by Sofema Aviation Services  – SAS. The Maintenance Organisation should  continuously review human factors training to ensure that it is focused on “real-world” human factors challenges faced both with the organisation in particular and aviation maintenance. For effective human factors training it…

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