Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Have an appreciation of fundamental safety management principles and concepts
  • Understand and apply Annex 19 SARPs relating to State Safety Programme (SSP) implementation
  • Be competent with SSP implementation and its pertinent processes
  • Be conversant with Safety Management Manual Doc 9859 guidance materials relating to SSP

Target Population

The course is beneficial to personnel responsible for SSP implementation and administration; State safety oversight; Acceptance and surveillance of service providers’ SMS; and Aviation accident investigation from civil aviation administrations

Course Content

Safety Management Fundamentals

  • Definition and evolution of safety
  • Accident causation
  • Safety culture and organization risk profile
  • Protection and Production
  • Change management
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS)-Quality Management Systems integration
  • Safety reporting and investigation
  • Safety data collection and analysis
  • Hazard identification and risk mitigation

ICAO Annex 19 SARPs

  • State safety management responsibilities
  • SSP implementation
  • State safety oversight critical elements
  • SMS framework and acceptance
  • Safety data collection, analysis and exchange
  • Guidance for safety information protection
  • Global Aviation Safety Plan objectives

State Safety Programme processes

  • SSP organization and accountable executive
  • Gap analysis and implementation plan
  • SSP manual, administration and records
  • SSP coordination platform
  • State safety policy and objectives
  • SMS regulation, acceptance and audit

State Safety Programme process

  • Agreement on service providers’ safety performance
  • Safety data collection, analysis, protection and sharing
  • Safety performance indicators, alerts and targets
  • Risk-based surveillance mechanism
  • Enforcement policy and procedures
  • Hazard identification and risk management methodologies and database
  • Safety Risk Mitigation methodology and tooling
  • Management of change
  • Safety culture and organization risk profiling
  • Present, Suitable, Operating, Effective (PSOE) SMS assessment concept

Supplementary Tools and Guidance Material (GM)

  • Safety Performance Indicators and Acceptable Level of Safety Performance (ALoSP) Worksheet
  • Bow Tie Safety Risk Management (SRM) Tool Worksheet
  • Worksheet with CBSV-Likelihood methodology

Date    Jan 13 – 17, 2020

Cost    USD $2,800

Contact Information

Coral McLaren (Mrs.)

Principal, Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority Training Institute (CAATI)


Tel:      1-876-819-8231