Safety Management Training Programme (SMTP)

Part 1 - Safety Management Online Course


Purpose of the Course:

Provides theoretical principles related to the implementation of ICAO SARPs and fundamental concepts of Safety Management Systems (SMS) and State Safety Programs (SSP).


Learning Objectives:


At the end of the training course, trainees will be able to:

  • Apply the fundamental concepts and principles of aviation safety management;

  • Develop SSP/SMS implementation plans based on the frameworks provided in ICAO safety management SARPs and guidance material;

  • Perform or participate in their organization’s SSP/SMS implementation and operation.

Course Content:


The course includes five modules:


1) Safety Management Fundamentals; 

2) Safety Management Provisions; 

2A) Amendment 1 to Annex 19; 

3A) State Safety Programme (SSP); and​

3B) Safety Management Systems (SMS) Implementation.


N.B. the cost of the online course includes the ICAO documents  that are hyperlinked in modules and they are provided in all 6 languages of ICAO. 

Target Population:

The training is most beneficial for those who work for a State regulatory body involved in the planning, development, and implementation of State Safety Programmes, and for staff who work for an aviation service provider involved in the planning, development, and implementation of Safety Management Systems.




10-14 Hours


Language of Instruction:




Part 2 - Safety Management Systems for Practitioners (SMxP)  - Classroom


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