Safety Management Systems Training (Canada)


This online module will introduce you to the key principles and concepts of Safety Management Systems with the goal of increasing aviation safety around the world.

Please note – this course is also available in French.


On completion of this module participants will be able to:

  • Describe the regulatory framework relevant to airport safety
  • Understand the organizational nature of accidents and incidents
  • Explain the key safety principles of a SMS and how they differ from traditional approaches to safety
  • Understand the basic safety processes of a SMS and how they identify hazards and mitigate risks
  • Describe the similarities between a SMS and a Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Describe the major benefits of a SMS
  • Describe the four primary components of a SMS including Safety Policy, Safety Risk Management, Safety Promotion and Safety Assurance

Course Content

The course consists of the following sections:

  1. Welcome
  2. Overview
  3. Introduction to SMS
  4. Safety Policy
  5. Safety Risk Management
  6. Safety Assurance
  7. Safety Promotion
  8. Assessment

Course info

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 1.5 Hours
  • Level: Short Course
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$50.00 CAD