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IATA / Airport / Airline safety / Airline Operations

IATA Safety Management Systems Fundamentals

Course by: International Air Transport Association

SKU: SMS082011

Price $169.00 CAD
# Seats

This self-study e-learning course has been developed to provide entrants to the aviation industry, including service providers, and airline frontline personnel, with an overview and understanding of the key principles and concepts associated with Safety Management Systems (SMS). As an outcome of this training, learners will acquire the necessary knowledge, skill and attitudes to support their organization’s SMS and increase aviation safety. 

Course format 

This course requires approximately 2 hours of study to be completed in 12 months from the purchase date (enrollment validity). After the enrollment validity expires, the users will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam. 

Student performance will be based on an examination. 

What you will learn?

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to: 

  • Describe the Regulatory Framework and industry best practices relevant to Safety 
  • Summarize the fundamental elements of a safety management system 
  • Explain the organizational nature of accidents and incidents 
  • Summarize the 4 components of an SMS 
  • Relate the 4 components and 12 elements of a SMS 

Course content

  • Regulatory requirements and Industry best practices in SMS 
  • Organizational accidents and incidents models 
  • Safety policy and objectives 
  • Safety risk management 
  • Safety assurance 
  • Safety promotion and training 

Who should attend?

This course is recommended for:  

  • Newly hired airline staff 
  • Airline frontline personnel and support staff 

Certificate awarded 

Upon successful completion of the exam/assessment, you will be awarded a Certificate that you can print for your records. 

Exam information 

  • Exam Delivery Method: Non-supervised online-based exam. Exam can be taken any time at your convenience. 
  • You will be given 1 hour to complete 20 multiple choice questions. 
  • Passing grade is 70% correct answers. 
  • You will be given 2 attempts to successfully complete the final exam.