Air Cargo Safety Management (ACSM EN)

Air Cargo Safety Management (ACSM EN)

ICAO Course
Prerequisite Course: Safety Management (SM EN): Online


This course will provide personnel at Civil Aviation Authorities at the State level with the competencies to establish and maintain a Dangerous Goods Safety Programme to support the safe operation of aircraft in accordance with Annex 18, The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air..

The competencies developed will be integral to the effective implementation of a State Safety Programme.  

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand how the safe transport of cargo (including dangerous goods) is addressed by ICAO SARPs and a State Safety Programmes
  • Identify the State's role and responsibilities in managing the safe transport of air cargo (including dangerous goods) and the supporting supply chain. 
  • Evaluate an operator's capability to safely transport cargo by air (including dangerous goods)
  • Apply safety management principles to improve State and Operator safety performance
  • Design a Dangerous Goods training programme that enables inspectors and managers to fulfill their roles and responsibilities to manage the safe transport of cargo.  


  • Module 0: Introduction
  • Module 1: Introduction
  • Module 2: System Design and Data
  • Module 3: Managing Safety Risks within the Air Cargo Sector
  • Module 4: Safety Assurance within the Air Cargo Sector
  • Module 5: Promoting a Positive Safety Culture

Primary Target Population

This course is designed for current and prospective personnel at the State level involved in supporting the safe transport of cargo (including Dangerous Goods) by air.  

This includes, but is not limited to; 

  • Personnel involved in oversight and administration of regulations to the transport of dangerous goods by air
  • Aviation Safety Inspectors 
  • Dangerous Goods Specialists 
  • Flight Operation Managers and Supervisor 

Upcoming Sessions

Dates Location Host Fee
23 - 27 Oct, 2023
UTC+01:00 (West Central Africa) time zone
1,400.00 USD
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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Instructor-led (In-person and Virtual)
5 Days / 30 Hours
5 Days / 30 Hours
5 Days / 30 Hours
Level: Technical