Safety Management Systems (SMS) - Train the Trainer

This course provides you the skills and practical experience you need to deliver effective SMS training. Learn how to train to improve performance, introduce safer operations, and reduce costs in your airline while ensuring compliance with ICAO SMS requirements.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Identify the required safety training for each management level
  • Develop SMS training according to organizational needs
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training and implement corrections
  • Build a compliant SMS training program

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Corporate or operational safety managers, analysts and coordinators
  • Post holders in safety, ground operations and others
  • Safety instructors
  • Operational supervisors and managers

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Course content

  • Key presentation principles
  • How to become a successful presenter
  • Instructor’s perspective on the SMS – Initial course
  • Safety training requirements per management level
    • Operational personnel
    • Managers and supervisors
    • Senior managers
  • Establishing a process to ensure effective training
  • How to develop an SMS training program
    • Initial training
    • Recurrent training
    • Documentation requirements
  • Scheduling training for staff according to their SMS Duties


  • Develop SMS training through practical exercises, role play and presentations
  • Final examination
Category Price (USD, before taxes)
Non-Members $2,000.00
Members $1,700.00
Developing Nations $1,400.00


A regional course fee is applicable to course participants from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Slovakia, Poland, Moldova and Hungary.

We will be happy to assist with your travel arrangements to Riga as well as hotel bookings.



Safety Management Systems (SMS) - Train the Trainer