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

This course takes an in depth look at Safety Management Systems (SMS) by describing the requirements and composition of an SMS. It also explains how to implement and improve Safety Management through Safety Monitoring, Training and Documentation. Delegates are introduced to the use of Aeronautical Studies in the aviation system and the management of safety through Hazard identification and Risk Assessment. Group exercises and case studies allow participants to apply what they learn and gain essential insights.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate how an airports’ SMS can be improved
  • Explain how to develop an Aeronautical Study / Safety Case
  • Discuss the importance of creating a Safety Culture in Safety Management.
  • Explain how Human Behaviour can effect Safety Management
  • Explain how to promote Safety Awareness though Education and communication

Target Audience

  • Airport Operations and Safety personnel
  • Safety and Compliance Managers
  • Duty Managers
  • Aerodrome Inspectors and Regulators
  • Ground Handling Managers
  • Health and Safety Personnel

Course Content

  • ICAO Safety SARPs
  • Accountabilities and Responsibilities
  • Human Factors in Safety Management
  • Safety Performance and measurement
  • Team Management – Interaction in the Workplace
  • Profit before Safety ?
  • Managing Safety through Risk Assessment
  • Aeronautical Studies – Introduction
  • Development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)

Upcoming sessions

Dates Location Least Developed Countries Member Price / African Airports Development Program Price Member / WBP Price Non-Member Price Register
04-08 December 2023 Virtual Classroom | UTC + 3 RIX | 9:00am - 1:00pm US$1,575 US$1,775 US$2,475 Register
11-15 December 2023 Virtual Classroom | UTC | 3:00pm - 7:00pm | Spanish US$1,575 US$1,775 US$2,475 Register
18-22 March 2024 Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago | 9:00am - 5:00pm US$1,575 US$1,775 US$2,475 Register
12-16 August 2024 Istanbul, Turkey | 9:00am - 5:00pm US$1,575 US$1,775 US$2,475 Register
29 September - 03 October 2024 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | 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.