EASA Part CAMO – Safety Management Systems – Regulatory Obligations for Regulatory Authorities – 2 Days


From 24 March 2020, Annex Vc Part-CAMO will become a valid EASA approval.

From 24 September 2021, Part-M Subpart G organization approval will no longer be available. (by this date all existing CAMO organizations must migrate to the new approval format)

What is the Difference between Part M Subpart G & Part CAMO?

Part-CAMO provides requirements for Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO): compared with Part-M Subpart G organization, the main difference is the introduction of SMS principles.

Introducing SMS in EASA Part-CAMO

A fully compliant Safety Management System provides a mechanism to proactively seek, identify, quantify as well as 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 your day-to-day business activities.

This course delivers a practical pathway to implement Safety Management System (SMS) within your Part-CAMO organization.

During the course, we will consider the challenges and issues which need to be overcome and successfully addressed.

Further Background

An effective SMS is about identifying exposure to risk as felt by the entire business.

This 1 Day intensive training is based on compliance with ICAO Annex 19 and ICAO Doc 9859 and EASA Opinion 06-2016.

The course is highly participative and provides a full understanding of the various roles and responsibilities required to implement an effective SMS system.

The primary focus of the training is to support the delegate’s need to deliver effective management of safety including the process to measure risk and exposure and the development of mitigation strategies.

The course also recognizes the importance of a “Top Down” approach to ensure the effective delivery of Each Program is confidential and fully interactive, A basic to working knowledge of SMS principles is an advantage in advance of the training.

Who is the Course for?

It is for persons who are actively involved in the management or Interaction of the organisations SMS including Accountable Managers, Directors, Managers, CAMO Managers and CAMO staff, and Safety System Stakeholders. Competent Authority Regulators and Inspectors, Operations Directors, Managers, and Supervisors. Quality and Safety Managers and Auditors.

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

a) Achieve a solid understanding related to Part-CAMO Maintenance & Continued Airworthiness Management (CAM) including Subpart I Airworthiness Review Certificates (ARC)

b) Be able to demonstrate Part CAMO Understanding and Functionality and to be able to avoid or mitigate problems

c) Be able to use the regulation to proactively manage the CAMO Organisation.

d) Be able to understand the role of the Authority and its oversight role

e) Be able to correct findings raised during audits in a safe and timely manner

f) Be able to use the regulation to proactively cope with the Authorities and to comply with the requirements.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– Introduction
– Definitions
– EASA Part CAMO SMS – Concepts & Philosophy
– Regulatory Drivers for SMS Opinion No 06/2016
– Requirements for Safety & Human Factors Training within an EASA Part CAMO Organisation
– General Introduction to Safety Reporting
– Internal Safety Reporting
– Hazard Identification Within an EASA Part CAMO Organisation
– Managing Part CAMO SMS-Related Competencies
– Part CAMO – SMS Management of Change Process
– Safety Performance Monitoring
– Developing SMS Management and Supporting Documentation.
– SMS Integration within an EASA Part CAMO – Challenges
– Implementing an Emergency Response Plan
– Safety Promotion and Raising Awareness

Target groups

Accountable Managers, Directors, Managers, CAMO Managers and CAMO staff, and Safety System Stakeholders. Competent Authority Regulators and Inspectors, Operations Directors, Managers, and Supervisors. Quality and Safety Managers and Auditors


A background understanding related to aviation safety is an advantage, specific SMS competencies are not essential

Learning Objectives

– Understand the Evolution of Safety

– Understand the purpose and methodology of proactive SMS

– Be able to develop an effective process for the implementation of a fully compliant SMS

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2 days – Start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

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

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