March 14, 2024


Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is pleased to share that the Developing & Maintaining SMS Compliance in an MRO and 145 for Quality & Safety Personnel training was delivered to 20 delegates
from Jet Aviation. 

The course was carried out by the SAS CEO Steve Bentley at the Jet Aviation facilities.

What was the training about? 

This course aims to provide the delegates with an understanding of the role of Safety Culture within a maintenance environment & the benefits of the integration of SMS within the Organisations Management System. They will learn how to process effective SMS auditing & how to measure the effectiveness of an SMS. The students will gain the ability to explain the concept of SMS and how Safety Risks can be managed proactively. After completing the course they will be able to develop and fully engage with their organisations’ SMS.

Benefit from this training – Sign up for the Developing & Maintaining SMS Compliance in an MRO and 145 for Quality & Safety Personnel – 2 Days course

Get to know the instructor

Steve Bentley has over 50 years of experience in commercial aviation, including more than 12 years in the airworthiness department of Virgin Atlantic – a major UK international airline. He has in-depth knowledge of the EASA regulatory structure. Steve is also a competent trainer with a huge portfolio of subjects including both aviation operations and maintenance disciplines. The instructor is a trained ISO 9000 lead auditor, as well as IOSA trained. With decades of practical experience, Steve has the ability to support the development of working solutions to many organisational challenges which we face within the operational and maintenance environment.

About Jet Aviation

Jet Aviation, founded in 1967 with its first hangar in Basel, Switzerland, has grown to about 50 locations worldwide, offering comprehensive services including aircraft maintenance, management, completion, and charter. The company emphasizes personalized service while being owned by General Dynamics since 2008​​.

About Sofema Aviation Services 

Since 2008 our company provides a clear understanding of the regulatory environment and acts as an enabler to help organisations focus on organisational performance with the knowledge that Regulatory Compliance is a step on the journey and not the destination. Over the years we have helped many thousands of aviation professionals gain a deep understanding of both the regulatory environment as well as competence-building vocational training. Since our start, we have had over 100,000 enrollments.

Sofema Aviation Services and our sister company Sofema Online currently provide 700+ Classroom & Webinar courses available together with over 330+ online training programs.

Are you looking for an Open Training or Training in your Company?

We specialize in delivering “Open” & “In-Company” Regulatory Training, providing the aviation industry with dedicated and specific cost-effective support focused beyond compliance. We have a flexible resource that can support you by either supplying a standard training package or by providing bespoke training specifically tailored to your company’s needs.

Ensure regulatory compliance with SAS – Visit this page to see our complete list of available courses.

For additional details regarding any of our “In-company” or “Open training” courses please see our websites & or email us at


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