Developing & Maintaining SMS Compliance in an MRO and 145 – 1 Day


EASA is in the process of introducing ICAO Compliant SMS into the 145 regulations. With SMS we have a set of regulations, which allow Industry to establish best-practice that fits different cultures and place the main emphasis and duty on improving safety performance.
This requires a real “team effort” as regulator and maintenance organization are all part of one large system. Working as a team it will be possible to improve an already highly impressive safety record.

This 1-day training course which is focused on the specific challenges faced by 145 and MRO organizations to develop the understanding of the organisation’s responsibility and how the key managers and stakeholders can play a role in assisting to deliver a strong SMS system.

Who is the course for?

This training is highly relevant for business area owners and supervisors as well as safety and quality assurance auditors. Senior Manager, Executive and Leadership Team as well as business area stakeholders who need to have a deep appreciation of the safety audit process.

What are the benefits – What will I learn?

a) Be able to explain the concept of SMS and how it will function within the EASA Part 145 environment

b) Understand the role of Safety Culture within a Maintenance Environment

c) Explain how Safety Risks can be Managed Proactively

d) Understand the benefits of the integration of SMS within the Organisations Management System

e) Achieve the ability to Develop and fully engage with your organisations SMS

f) Meet and exceed all regulatory obligations related to the basic training of SMS

g) To Understand effective processes for auditing SMS

h) Understand how to measure the effectiveness of an SMS

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

Sofema Aviation Services is a Regulatory Training and Consulting company with 45 years of commercial aviation experience and 10 years of operational experience.
Since the start, we have provided certificates to approx 20,000 delegates and we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers.

The second reason is a combination of outstanding course fees, together with a world-beating discount program which leaves our competitors way behind – please do not take our word for it, check it out!

What makes SAS Developing & Maintaining SMS Compliance in an MRO and 145 – 1 Day Different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations, from the introduction in the early ’00s. EASA Part M is an essential regulation related to the management of the aircraft.

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

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

-Definitions & Abbreviations
-General SMS Intro & Review
-ICAO Annex 19 & Components of an SMS System
-SMS Structure – Roles and Responsibilities
-SMS and Organisational Culture – Discipline, Just Culture and Beyond
-Safety Management System -Quality Management System Relationship
-Human Factors SMS and Beyond
-Considerations related to Aviation SMS Effective Safety Reporting Principles
-Identifying and Reporting Hazards & Exposures
-Mandatory Occurrence Reports
-Developing the Training Program – Managing Initial and Recurrent Training
-Developing SMS Management and Supporting Documentation
-Assessing SMS Communication Tools
-Emergency Response Planning Review

Target Groups

All personnel with duties and/or responsibilities in the Line or Base Maintenance Environment. Quality Assurance Staff. Also of Interest to persons working in a CAMO or Part M Quality System.


Understanding the process for delivering the most effective Hazard Identification, Risk Analysis and Mitigation Process.

Learning Objectives

Detailed consideration of the benefits of implementing a Safety Management System within the 145 Organization.
Understanding the process for delivering the most effective Hazard Identification, Risk Analysis and Mitigation Process
A consideration of how the SMS can be used to drive organizational efficiencies.

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“Very effective, useful and informative training.”
“Absolutely perfect examples and clear for understanding training.”
“The instructor has excellent teaching skills and was sharing personal experience”
“Very effective, useful and informative training.”
“All the practical examples provided during the training were useful.”


1 Day -Start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment and breaks.

To register for this training, please email or Call +359 28210806

Discount Program

Multi Delegate Discount
· For 2 Delegates (or 1 Delegate attending 2 Trainings) we offer 15% Discount for each Delegate
· For 3 Delegates (or 1 Delegate attending 3 Trainings) we offer 25% Discount for each Delegate
· For 4 Delegates we offer 4 for the price of 3 special offer.

Early Bird Discount
· For 1 person – 15 %
· For 2 persons, we will add additional 5 %
· For 3 persons, we will add also additional 5 %

The Early Bird Discount Program is applicable for bookings taken and payment received more than 4 weeks before commencement of the training!

You can combine the Multi Delegate and Early Bird discount programs, and to receive up to 30 % discount for all required trainings!

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