Safety Management Systems (SMS) For EASA Part CAMO Team Members – 1 Day

Important Notes – Please Read Carefully

Note 1

This course is intended to comply with GM2 CAMO.A.305(g) in the specific case that the delegates have completed already initial HF training acceptable to the Competent Authority.

Note 2

This course is “not integrated” and excludes Human Factor Content – For the full course please see the following –


Effective 24 March 2020 EASA with the introduction of Part CAMO has created a requirement for Initial and Recurrent – Integrated Safety & Human Factors Training.

By September 2021 all European CAMO Organisations should transition to Part CAMO and will need to demonstrate mandatory compliance with Safety & Human Factor Training In Accordance with GM2 CAMO.A.305(g).

This Course satisfied the SMS Part of the initial training obligations related to Safety Management Systems within a CAMO environment.

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 regulators and airlines are all part of one large system.

Working as a team it will be possible to improve an already highly impressive safety record and allow organisations to conduct more of their own oversight and assurance.

People are at the core of our aviation system and the need to remain aware of the potential for human error-driven exposure is ever-present.

The course meets the partial intent of EASA Part CAMO Requirements (Initial SMS & human factors training and covers all the SMS topics of the training syllabus specified in GM2 CAMO.A.305(g).

The training will introduce the delegates to all elements of Aviation Safety with the intention of providing a better understanding of the subject and finding workable methods to improve standards and compliance.

Its objectives are to consider and understand the implications of error, the organisation’s safety culture, its procedures and safety policy, and methods of communication.

Who is this training for?

For anyone who wishes to engage with the aviation maintenance system or who has an organizational obligation to ensure completion of Initial CAMO SMS Training.

The training will also be of benefit for anyone who needs to understand, manage and support the need to fully engage with Safety System interaction within the organisation.

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

a) Be able to demonstrate compliance with EASA GM2 CAMO.A.305(g) related to SMS

b) Achieve an in-depth understanding of basic Aviation Safety Concepts

c) Be able to consider SMS Objectives and integrate them into key areas of Aviation Safety Maintenance

d) Achieve a strong Understanding of Safety Principles

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

Abbreviations & Definitions
General/Introduction to Safety Management and HF
Need to address safety management and HF
Incidents (Incidents Attributable to Human Factors/Human Error)
Safety Risk Management
Hazard identification & 1a.2. Safety Risk Assessment
Risk Mitigation and Management
Effectiveness of Safety Risk Management
Safety Culture/Organisational Factors
Commitment to Safety
Organisation’s Safety Programme
Safety policy and objectives, just cultural principles
Reporting errors and hazards, internal safety reporting scheme
Investigation process
Action to Address Problems
Feedback and Safety Promotion

Target groups

Accountable Executives, Post-holders, Continuing Airworthiness Managers, Planning Staff, Technical Records, Reliability, Engineering, and Quality Assurance Staff, The Course will also be of interest to various stakeholders including Airworthiness Authorities


A background in an aviation environment.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to explore the implications of error, and the understanding of the subject, and find workable methods to improve standards and compliance. organization’s safety culture, procedures, safety policy, and methods of communication. The training will give the delegates a better understanding of the CAMO SMS System.

Certificate Wording

Safety Management System Introduction In accordance with the requirements of GM2 CAMO.A.305(g). Need to address safety management and HF, Safety Risk Management, Risk Mitigation and Management Safety Culture/Organizational Factors, Organisation’s Safety Programme, and Safety Investigation Process.

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“Adequate answers were given to specific questions.”


1 day –The training will commence 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 organization please email

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