Part 1 – Online 

Purpose of the course

Provides theoretical principles related to the implementation of ICAO SARPs and fundamental concepts of Safety Management Systems (SMS) and State Safety Programs (SSP).

Learning Objectives

At the end of the training course, trainees will be able to:

  • Apply the fundamental concepts and principles of aviation safety management
  • Develop SSP/SMS implementation plans based on the frameworks provided in ICAO safety management SARPs and guidance material.
  • Perform or participate in their organization’s SSP/SMS implementation and operation.

Target Population

The training is most beneficial for those who work for a State regulatory body involved in the planning, development and implementation of State Safety Programmes, and for staff who work for an aviation service provider involved in the planning and development and implementation of Safety Management Systems.

Duration: 35 hours

Language of Instruction: English

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Part 2 – Face to Face

Purpose of the Course

The SMxP Course focuses on Safety Risk Management and Safety Assurance. It aims to provide qualified Safety Management System (SMS) staff with a comprehensive application of operational safety management processes and practical examples on the use of IT tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of safety management activities.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify hazards following a systematic and consistent approach;
  • Mitigate safety risks following a systematic and consistent approach;
  • Manage changes to the system in a safe manner;
  • Assess safety reports through a safety screening and internal investigation;
  • Prepare a safety audit/survey for assessing the performance of the process;
  • Design a safety performance monitoring scheme.

Target Population

Service provider staff working for an air operator, approved maintenance organization, design/manufacturing organization, aerodrome operator, air traffic services provider or aviation training organizations that are involved in the following SMS activities:

  • Safety data and safety information collection
  • Hazard identification
  • Safety Risk Management
  • Accident/Incident Investigations
  • Safety data and safety information analysis
  • Change management
  • Safety audits and surveys
  • Safety Performance Monitoring

Date November 25 – 29, 2019

Cost USD $1500

Location Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority Training Institute (CAATI)

Course Content (Agenda)

Module 0         Introduction

Module 1         Hazards Identification

Module 2         Risk Assessment & Mitigation

Module 3         Change Management

Module 4         Safety Reports & Internal Investigations

Module 5         Safety Auditing & Surveys

Module 6         Safety Performance Monitoring

Course Schedule

  DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3 DAY 4 DAY 5
1st Session Module 0  


Module 2

Module 2 Module 4  

Module 6

2nd Session Module 1  

Module 3


Module 5

3rd Session
4th Session Module 2 Module 4 Module 6 Conclusion

Note: Each session is 1.5 hours long

Contact Information

Coral McLaren (Mrs.)

Principal, Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority Training Institute (CAATI)

Email:  coral.mclaren@jcaa.gov.jm

Tel: 1-876-819-8231

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