Aviation SMS Course

Comprehensive and effective Safety Management Systems

$2,595.00AU GST Exempt (5-days)
Available in-house by arrangement or publicly, see Course Dates
Includes online access to training materials and SMS documentation suite

Name Date Location Cost
Aviation SMS Course - Sydney 19 - 23 August 2019 Sydney, NSW $2,595.00
Aviation SMS Course - Port Moresby, PNG 2 - 6 September 2019 Port Moresby $2,595.00
Aviation SMS Course - Wellington, NZ 16 - 20 September 2019 Wellington, NZ $2,595.00
Aviation SMS Course - Perth 7 - 11 October 2019 Perth, WA $2,595.00
Aviation SMS Course - Melbourne 21 - 25 October 2019 Melbourne, VIC $2,595.00
Aviation SMS Course - Brisbane 2 - 6 December 2019 Brisbane, QLD $2,595.00

Course Overview

This Aviation SMS Course is a complete SMS package.  It includes essential safety fundamentals concepts required for SMS, where SMS has evolved from, why it is required and what each component and element mean.  It also discusses ICAO input and NAA State Safety Program requirements. There is information on the critical need for safety culture and the Human Factors required to effect this.  The course will also include how to implement SMS and what is required to make it compliant. There is a combination of theory, case studies and practical exercises to fully optimise the learning experience.

This course incorporates latest materials and case studies as well as taking an innovative approach to delivery through the utilisation of a dedicated SMS training website. Participants will gain more value than ever before with post course access to the course website and a host of templates and guidance information.


Who Should Attend

Our Aviation SMS course is designed for people in positions ranging from Accountable Manager through to Safety Officer.  It is equally applicable for organisations who are still to implement SMS or those that have mature SMS already in place.  It is particularly valuable to organisations with established SMS to crosscheck knowledge and compliance, as well as to  enhance the integration of SMS into their business.


Recognition of Training

This course is part of the Diploma of Leadership and Management and/or the Diploma of Quality Auditing. Upon successful completion of this course, including all assessments, participants will receive a statement of attainment including;

Aviation SMS CourseAVIF0004 Implement aviation risk management  processes
Manage aviation risk
BSBRSK501 Manage risk



Course Program

Day 1 Introducing Aviation SMS

  • History, Reason for SMS, SMS context, Safety fundamentals, ICAO, CASA, WHS/QMS/SMS
  • Safety Culture,
  • Human Factors

Day 2 The SMS Structure & Models

  • SMS components one through to four

Day 3 SMS Documents & Compliance

  • Building SMS + SMS manual
  • SMS resources and regulatory compliance

Day 4 Safety Risk Management & Assurance

  • Safety Risk Management
  • Safety Assurance

Day 5 Safety Leadership

  • Safety Leadership,
  • Current Safety issues
  • Your SMS


Course Objective

“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.” This expression has proven to be more than an old proverb. Southpac prides itself on the quality of its training and involvement and practical demonstration of competency is at the center of our training ethos.

This program will provide you with a better understanding of your safety management systems,  The  practical skills and qualities required to lead an effective SMS are instilled throughout and applied through various workshops and practical exercises.

This course provides two of the units of competency required for the Diploma of Quality Auditing and/or Diploma of Leadership and Management.

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