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SMS for Airlines

SMS Complete.

Comprehensive competence.

You will get the tools and knowledge to become proficient in how to manage SMS as Safety Manager or work for the Safety and/or Quality Manager.

You will be able to supervise the processes required for an effective SMS, e.g. risk assessments in operational departments.

This 5-day training course integrates the two courses SMS for Safety and Quality Professionals and Risk Assessment Training.


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Target Group

  • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Accountable Manager
  • Safety Manager
  • Safety Pilot
  • Flight Safety Officer
  • Quality Manager
  • Compliance Manager
  • Nominated Postholder
  • Line Manager


Practical work experience in the applicable aviation area and general knowledge of aviation legislation.

Objectives & Syllabus

The participants will gain theoretical and practical knowledge in how to implement and manage an SMS and how to conduct hazard analysis, risk assessment and risk mitigation according to ICAO and EASA requirements. For a more detailed description, please click here for the syllabus.

After successfully passing a written exam the participants will be certified as "SMS Expert & Risk Assessor".

5 days
The SMS Complete Training starts on the first day at 10 am and terminates on the last day at approximately 3:30 pm.

Frankfurt (Germany), Berlin (Germany), Abu Dhabi (UAE), Hong Kong (China) or worldwide, according to customer demand.


We will provide you with different hotel suggestions for every location after your registration. Please note that hotel accommodation is not included in the training course fee and should be arranged directly by the training course participant.

April 24 - 28, 2017 in Hong Kong (China)
May 14 - 18, 2017 in Abu Dhabi (UAE)
May 29 - June 02, 2017 in Frankfurt (Germany)
August 28 - September 01, 2017 in Frankfurt (Germany)
October 16 - 20, 2017 in Frankfurt (Germany)
November 27 - December 01, 2017 in Frankfurt (Germany)
November 13 - 17, 2017 in Hong Kong (China)
December 10 - 14, 2017 in Abu Dhabi (UAE)

Course Fee
EUR 2.390,00 excluding VAT.
For registering with the AQS Quality Card you will receive a 10% discount on the course fee. When you register, mark the check box "I have an AQS Quality Card ID Number" and enter your Quality Card ID Number.

Miles&More or topbonus Award miles
For this training you receive 5,000 Miles&More or topbonus Award miles.

In-house Training
In case it is not possible for you to join one of our open SMS Complete courses at the suggested dates, you have the opportunity to book an in-house course.

Please contact us for an individual quotation.

Our customer references:

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Training Dates 2017

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