Aviation Safety Management Systems for AM & Leadership Team- 2 Days


Specifically focussed on the challenges faced by the leadership team designed to enable the Accountable Manager (AM) & Nominated Post Holders (NP) to fully engage with the SMS and the opportunity to utilise the potential SMS data source to effectively manage, optimise and grow the business.


Aviation Organisations which have a functioning SMS which is typically related to the regulatory approval to ensure the organisation meets its objectives related to the various process (depending on the type of organisation)

· Safety Management System (SMS)

· Compliance Management System (CMS)

· Occupational Health & Safety (OH & S)

· Fatigue Management System (FMS)

· Security

What is available is an opportunity to place a wider interpretation of Safety Data and Performance and to develop ways & means to improve the operating efficiency and overall performance (including safety) of the organisation.

Business operational risk reduction is most likely to occur when the organisation is able to establish an Integrated Management System (IMS) across all business areas.

Additional benefits will be found through better integration which will support a reduction in operating costs moreover building an Integrated Management System which is able to capitalise on the availability of SMS driven data across the organisation will facilitate the delivery of a more efficient and value-driven business process.

Who is the course for?

Accountable Managers, Senior Executives, Nominated Post Holders (NPH) & Operational Managers, Civil Aviation Authorities Inspectors and SMS, CMS OH&S Senior Personnel.

What is the Benefit of this Training – What will I learn?

a) To Reacquaint with the fundamentals related to an effective SMS
b) To Focus on the development of the skills necessary to develop an IMS.
c) Gain the tools and methodology to enable full engagement with the identification and evaluation of the various exposures which will be encountered.
d) Gain a better understanding of role-specific hazards, threats and risks which you will typically face.
e) Improve decision making and performance driving skills

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

Sofema Aviation Services a Regulatory training and consulting company with 45 years of commercial aviation experience and 10 years of operational experience. Since we started we have provided certificates to approx 25,000 delegates and we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers. Please visit our download area as an example of how we engage with our customer.

The second is not only the fact that our prices are far more cost-effective than our competitors it is that our discount program leaves all the others way behind – please do not take our word for it check it out!

What Makes SAS Aviation Safety Management Systems for AM & Leadership Team 2 Days– Different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations. The author of the training material has more than 25 years’ experience as an auditor across the entire regulatory spectrum.

At Sofema Aviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with Regulations is, in fact, minimum compliance. Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimisation of our business is where we should see the opportunity to drive efficiencies and cost-saving.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

-Introduction and Brief Overview of ICAO Annex 19 and the EASA Practical Interpretation
-SMS Challenges to Effectiveness within the Workplace
-Best Practice Integration in an EASA Environment Safety Management System SMS & Compliance Management System CMS
-What do you expect from an Integrated Management System (IMS)
-Driving SMS Data – How effective is our acquisition – best practice considerations.
-Tools & Methodologies for optimising SMS DATA Flow
-How to Engage with Effective Risk Management
-Understanding the process of Risk-Based Oversight
-Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) drive Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
-Performance Measurement, Analysis & the Development of Optimised Mitigations
-Measuring the Effectiveness of our Internal Reporting Systems Voluntary Reporting v Confidential Reporting
-Effective Steps to Build an Advanced SMS Driven IMS

Target Groups

Accountable Managers, Senior Executives, Nominated Post Holders (NPH) & Operational Managers, Civil Aviation Authorities Inspectors and SMS, CMS OH&S Senior Personnel.


This is not an entry-level course and attendees should have a working knowledge of an Aviation SMS

Learning Objectives

To enable delegates to gain further understanding regarding the key components and elements of an effective Safety Management System (SMS).

To provides delegates with an understanding and introduction to a methodology which will help to identify, evaluate and develop opportunities for optimisation of the Integrated Management System

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

The instructor used the right words to explain the material.”
“The discussions among the group were very beneficial.”
“The instructor showed a very resourceful background and experience.”
“All sections of the course were related to my field.”
“Adequate answers were given to specific questions.”


2 Days – The training day will start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00 with appropriate refreshment breaks.

Sofema Aviation Services offers a flexible approach to developing all in-company training courses which are specific to the client’s needs. If you would like additional information concerning how course content may be configured to be more appropriate for your organisation please email office@sassofia.com

To register for this training, please email office@sassofia.com or Call +359 28210806

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