Professional Certificate Course, Global Safety Network Diploma
Delivery: Classroom/Virtual
Duration: 5 days

Available Languages: English, French and Spanish

The objectives of this course are to provide a comprehensive overview of Safety Management Systems (SMS) and offer an understanding on how to implement it correctly in your airport environment. This course will also offer essential guidance on establishing, implementing and enhancing an SMS.  Furthermore it will explain why an SMS is necessary to ensure safe airport operations.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of SMS systems, their important and application
  • Prepare their airport for safety audits (based on ICAO SARPS)
  • Ease the adaptation of standards, practices and regulations in SMS
  • Demonstrate how to apply best practices at their airport

Target Audience

  • Airport Operations Directors, Managers, Officers and Staff
  • Airport Emergency Managers, Officers and Staff
  • Airport Safety Managers, Officers and Staff
  • Civil Aviation Authority Officials

Course Content

  • The international requirements of aviation regulation and aerodrome certification
  • The principles of SMS
  • An airport’s liability following an accident
  • Effective SMS Implementation
  • Airside Safety Auditing and Inspections
  • The ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Program
  • Safety Culture
  • SMS Documentation, Competencies and Training
  • Incident and Accident Investigation
  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Safety Committees
  • SMS Integration

Upcoming sessions

Dates Location Least Developed Countries Member Price / African Airports Development Program Price Member / WBP Price Non-Member Price Register
21-25 July 2024 Virtual Classroom | UTC | 10:00am-2:00pm US$1,575 US$1,775 US$2,475 Register
28 October - 01 November, 2024 Amsterdam, The Netherlands | 9:00am - 5:00pm US$1,575 US$1,775 US$2,475 Register

Global Safety Network (GSN) Diploma Program

The ACI Global Safety Network (GSN) Diploma Programme consists of six specialized courses on airport safety, and is specifically designed to meet the needs of airside operations and safety managers, including developing, implementing and operating effective Safety Management Systems (SMS) at their airports.