Course Detail: ASPM - Aviation Safety Program Management


The Aviation Safety Program Management course is designed to provide the participant with the working knowledge of the development and management of an effective safety program. The philosophical and historical development of major concepts are examined with particular emphasis on areas of special concern.

The participant will review problems facing today's aviation safety program manager and learn how to deal with basic safety and risk management concepts, as well as analyze program elements typically found in aviation safety programs. Participants will partake in classroom exercises based on real-world experiences to learn how to use additional tools and techniques to promote safety management in their organization.

Course topics include: Safety Culture, Disaster-Emergency Planning, Internal Reporting Systems, Human Error and Human Performance, Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS).

Who Should Attend

Because safety risks affect every individual and department, professionals working in various capacities across the aviation industry can benefit from this knowledge including:

  • Pilots
  • Airport Managers
  • Safety Professionals
  • Airport Risks Managers

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be proficient in the following:

  • Explore various analytical techniques used to demonstrate compliance with the residual risk requirements specified in FAR 25.1309.
  • Apply system safety concepts to the operational environment.
  • Use the design order of precedence to evaluate the effectiveness of hazard controls.
  • Describe typical goals of an aviation safety program and various techniques available to achieve these goals.
  • Become familiar with the authority and responsibilities normally given to the aviation safety program manager and ascertain how they can be used to effectuate changes in the management of aviation safety. 
  • Recognize the various components of Safety Management System Programs.

Attendees Said ...

"Thanks for all, Embry-Riddle has the best teachers and professionals in the aviation area."

"The program is highly educative and has improved my safety management awareness. I am now better informed about safety culture."

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation charge of $100 will be assessed on any standard cancellations. A late cancellation charge of 25% of the course registration fee will be assessed on cancellations occurring within 14 days of the start of the course.

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