Safety Management System Coordinator Training


Risk management is a vital element of any successful business. Whether driven by best practices or responding to a regulatory requirement, the AEA has your solution. Leveraged by the 900-strong repair station membership, the AEA developed a proprietary SMS program designed specifically for maintenance organizations. This program is currently used on every continent. The AEA has been coordinating with the Federal Aviation Administration and Transport Canada Civil Aviation, as well as discussions with the Australian government's Civil Aviation Safety Authority and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, for future acceptance.

Presented by:  Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government and industry affairs.

Introduction to Safety Management Systems

  • Overview of SMS
  • Why SMS
  • ICAO mandate 

Our Approach

  • Regulatory environment
  • Human factors
  • Safety culture

SMS Elements

  • Safety culture
  • Hazard identification
  • Risk management
  • Continuous improvement

Our Program -- AEA's online SMS

  • System overview
  • Hazard reports, audit findings, incident/accident reports, risk assessment, dashboard
  • User management
  • How to get started with the AEA

The training will provide a solid overview of modern safety principles, the International Civil Aviation Organization guidance on SMS implementation and the use and operation of the proprietary AEA SMS program.

Monty M.

This course is well worth the money and time. The presenter is very knowledgeable in the subject. Drive for a one management system solution that encompasses Quality, Safety, etc.

Alessandro F.

If you're thinking about implementing an SMS or are auditing your use of SMS, you should attend this course.

Kimberly D.

This class is a must to understand the evolution, interconnected parts, and importance of having a good safety management system in place and explains how to use the AEA-developed tool for implementing their own SMS.

Michael H.

A very good overview and details on the SMS system for AMO/MRO!

Caroly K.

It is a great option for those who have no SMS knowledge and need to know everything from the basics to the SMS program

AEA Member $179 | Non-Member $229