Course Detail: SMSA - Aviation Safety Management Systems

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The Aviation SMS three-day course, developed by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, provides participants with an expanded background in intermediate and advanced Safety Management Systems (SMS) concepts, and supports both implementation and continuous improvement of an active SMS within their organization. Through a focus on practical strategies for maturing safety management practices, attendees will develop tools to implement the theory and principles of SMS as well as an understanding of current FAA guidance and requirements for operators and organizations. 

Who Should Attend

This course is of interest to persons who are involved in their organization's safety structure, and are interested in learning about the fundamentals of safety management systems, and individuals who will interface with an SMS in their aviation organization.

Course Objectives

By the completion of the course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the high level theories and concepts of SMS
  • Become familiar with the role of safety culture in a SMS
  • Apply the appropriate regulatory requirements for a SMS in their organization
  • Use and apply the principles of Safety Risk Management
  • Become familiar with the role of Safety Assurance in a SMS
  • Describe the requirements for SMS training and its contribution to safety culture
  • Incorporate existing programs for OH&S, Emergency Response, and decision making into a systems approach
  • Understand and apply an SMS implementation plan, including gap analysis
  • Apply basic business theories to report on SMS effectiveness/ROI

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.

 Session Detail: D1121-SMSA-F1

Schedule: Every day, starting on 11/16/21 and ending on 11/18/21
Times: 08:00am - 05:00pm
Standard Fee : $1450.00

Additional Information

Contact: Sarah Ochs
Tel: 386.226.6928


Name Additional Resources
Anthony Brickhouse

Facility Detail

Daytona Beach Campus
Advanced Flight Simulation Center (Daytona Beach Campus, FL)
311 Aerospace Blvd.
Room 204
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Facility Resources
Advanced Flight Simulation Center Map (PDF Document) : SIM Center Map with Parking and Classroom: Building 311
Marriott Discounted Rate for ERAU Visitors : Marriott Discounted Rate for ERAU Visitors
Hilton Discounted Rate for ERAU Visitors : Hilton Discount: Use Corporate account 2081939

Advanced Flight Simulation Center (Daytona Beach Campus, FL)