Progressive Management of Airport SMS – 4 Days – Optional Russian Language Support

Introduction –

This intensive 4 Day course is specifically designed to focus on needs of the Safety and Quality Department to ensure delivery to exacting standards. The course is highly participative and assumes prior knowledge of SMS requirements and objectives.

The airport is a busy and dynamic environment with many stakeholders required to integrate into a unified SMS process. An effective SMS is about identifying exposure to risk as felt by the entire business. With the introduction of EASA Commission Regulation (EU) No 139/2014, EASA is creating a performance based regulatory environment for Aerodrome Operators and Operations.

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

Who is the Course for?

Airport Managers, Nominated Persons, Regulatory Authority Personnel, Quality & Safety Practitioners and other stakeholders.

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

Detailed understanding of the Regulatory Drivers to ensure compliance
Achieve a practical understanding of the best practice management techniques and safety mechanisms to ensure compliance
Understand techniques to ensure performance monitoring and measurement.
Understand practical planning considerations
Understand how to develop and manage active procedures

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

Sofema Aviation Services a Regulatory training and consulting company with 45 years commercial aviation experience and 10 years operational experience. Since we started we have provided certificates to approx 15,000 delegates 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 SAS Makes Progressive Management of Airport Safety Management System – 4 Days Different?

BBecause our courses are written by people who have spent many years fully engaged within the Aviation System we are very familiar with the potential risk areas, as well as challenges and opportunities to develop effective working practices.
At Sofema Aviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with EASA Regulations and other Industry led compliance requirement’s is in fact minimum compliance.
We are specialised in Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimization of our business. Our goal is to help our clients seek opportunities to drive efficiency and cost saving.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed -

Day 1

- SMS Introduction and current industry status
- Review of the regulations applicable to Flight safety management division.
- SMS Gap Analysis What is the current Status of “our” SMS – Workshop Activity
- SMS Flight Safety Considerations
- Integrating Flight Safety Management into the operational process

Day 2

Recognition and ongoing management of Threats
- Risk Assessment & Risk Management
- Root Cause Analysis
- Advanced Risk Analysis
- Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Assessment Processes – an integrated approach
- Risk re-evaluation and Mitigation management
- Internal reporting into our SMS – how effective is it? – Workshop Activity

Day 3

- SMS Developments and the Management of Change
- Our SMS Training Program – how effective is it and how to measure? – Workshop Activity
- Safety Communication within the organisation – how to measure the effectiveness?
- Optimizing Safety Culture to promote SMS behaviour
- Data Gathering Techniques – evaluation of current and future practices

Day 4

- Review and assessment of the Emergency Response Planning Process
- Emergency Response Table Top Exercise – Workshop Activity
- Developing our SMS progress and development plan – Workshop Activity
- General Debrief and Questions

Target groups –

Aerodrome Management and Operational Staff, Safety Managers, Quality Managers, Aerodrome Safety Personnel. Regulators and Airport SMS Stake holders.

Pre-requisites –

A background in an airport environment is an advantage, specific SMS competencies are essential.

Learning Objectives –

- Understand the techniques used to determine risk and develop mitigation’s

- Understand the purpose and methodology of proactive SMS

- Understand the process by which an SMS should continue to develop within an Aerodrome Environment

- Be able to develop an effective process for the continuing management of a fully compliant SMS

Duration –

4 days – Each Training day will start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

To register for this training, please email office@sassofia.com 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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