Aerodrome Safety Management Incorporating PANS-Aerodromes

Aerodrome Safety Management Incorporating PANS-Aerodromes

Member-ICAO Course


This course will provide SMS Safety Managers with necessary knowledge, skills and attitude to implement and maintain an effective Safety Management System at an aerodrome, in accordance with ICAO Doc. 9981 PANS Aerodromes as stipulated in ICAO Annex 14, Volume 1 and in Annex 19.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

1. Describe the structure and processes of an aerodrome SMS based on an understanding of safety management concepts;

2. Develop a safety policy, objectives and procedures for the establishment of an effective SMS, including safety reporting and emergency response planning;

3. Analyze aerodrome operational hazards and safety risks;

4. Conduct aerodrome operational safety assessments, as per PANS-Aerodromes, for safety risk management, aeronautical and compatibility studies;

5. Conduct safety assurance activities for the monitoring and measurement of safety risk management and safety performance at an aerodrome.


  • Module 0: Introduction
  • Module 1: Introduction to Aerodrome Safety Management
  • Module 2: Safety Policy & Objectives
  • Module 3: Hazard & Risk Analysis
  • Module 4: Safety Risk Management
  • Module 5: Safety Risk Management

Primary Target Population

Safety Managers and SMS practitioners from Airport Operators, Ground Handling Organizations, Aircraft Operators and Air Traffic Services.

Entry Requirements

  • More than two years Work experience in aerodrome operations or civil aviation administration;
  • English language proficiency;
  • Computer literacy.
  • Completion of the ICAO Safety Management (SM) online course is a prerequisite for this RTCE ITP.

Upcoming Sessions

Dates Location Host Fee
10 - 14 Jun, 2024
UTC+09:00 (Seoul) time zone
1,200.00 USD
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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Instructor-led (In-person and Virtual)
5 Days / 32 Hours
5 Days / 32 Hours
5 Days / 32 Hours
Level: Technical