Date(s):
Monday & Tuesday,
22 & 23 April 2024 *revised dates*
Register:
Submit your registration here.
Send your queries to training@aais.org.sg. 
Time:
9am – 5pm (UTC +8)
Closing Date:
One week before course date.
Venue:
To be advised
Fees:
AAIS Member: S$2,523.35/pax w/GST
Public: S$2,741.35/pax w/GST
Fees reflected are inclusive of 9% GST (in 2024).

About the Course:
Organisations across the aviation industry are required to have a Safety Management System. But what is a SMS, and how does it work?

This course provides an introduction to SMS, based on ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices. On completing the course, you will have the skills required to develop, implement, manage and assess a basic SMS.

The course draws on the ICAO SMS Framework, EASA ORO.GEN.200 Rules and UK CAA SMS Guidance Material, along with experiences and observations from the UK CAA’s current oversight activities. The course is a combination of presentations, group discussion and practical exercises, delivered by UK CAA experts.


Who Should Attend?
This course is suitable for individuals working in the Aviation Industry who require an introduction to Safety Management Systems to fulfil their role in contributing to safety.

Tangible benefits have been identified by Safety Managers, Quality Managers and industry and regulatory personnel with a safety remit.


Course Outline:
  • Overview of SMS
  • Requirements for implementing, developing and maintaining an SMS
  • The SMS regulatory framework – ICAO, EASA and UK CAA
  • Creating a positive safety culture
  • Practical tools to actively engage in your SMS
  • The regulator’s assessment of a basic SMS

Participants should be familiar with the aviation environment in the context of safety.


About the Instructor:
Mr. Devan Ramasamy, Airworthiness Surveyor
Devan is an Airworthiness Surveyor working with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), Safety Regulation Group. He has been with the UK CAA for fifteen years and has been based in regional offices in the UK where he provided avionics support in addition to his role as an Airworthiness Surveyor. His duties have included the survey of aircraft for issuing Certificate of Airworthiness / Airworthiness Release Certificates and regulatory oversight of Part 145/Part 21/Part M subpart G organisations.

Devan was selected to be an EASA Inspector to carry out standardisation audits of Competent Authorities within Europe. He worked for the General Civil Aviation Authority of the United Arab Emirates from Nov 2009 to March 2012 where he was involved in the introduction of CAR M (similar to EASA Part M) and the training of GCAA Inspectors in CAR 145/CAR M and other ICAO regulatory functions. As result of his experience, he was tasked with the oversight of a major airline and a highly prestigious air operator within the region.

Prior to joining the UK CAA in 1998, Devan was a Licensed Engineer (Avionics) with airlines/MROs based in the UK and overseas before becoming a Quality Engineer in 1989. His last position before joining the CAA was as a Quality Manager for a major airline. He currently holds an EASA Part 66 Licence (categories B1/B2/C).

Devan is a Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society and an Incorporated Engineer with the Engineering Council of the United Kingdom.

*Note: AAIS reserves the right to adjust the course pricing and to re-schedule or cancel any course due to unforeseen circumstances, course commencement is subject to minimum class size requirements.
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