Previously known as the Aviation Safety Officer course, this workshop is designed to teach you about the principles of aviation safety, and the importance of having an aviation safety programme.

No matter what type of aviation organisation you operate, you should have a safety programme.

By attending this course, you’ll gain the knowledge and tools to be able to effectively plan, structure, and run an aviation safety programme within your organisation.

You’ll receive comprehensive guidance material and access to all the latest CAA safety resources and support.

Topics covered

  • What is an aviation safety programme?
  • The Dirty Dozen
  • Who is responsible for safety?
  • Hazard identification and risk management
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Reporting
  • Investigations
  • Attitudes, accidents, and agendas
  • Safety culture
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS) - a brief introduction
  • Role of the safety person
  • Behavioural styles

Workshop fee

The workshop fee is $375 including GST. Accommodation and travel costs are your responsibility, but morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea will be provided.

You can pay via internet banking (details below):

Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand
Account No: 03 0531 0406878 00 (Westpac, Lower Hutt)
Particulars: Your surname
Code: ASF
Reference: COURSEASF


The ASF Workshop in Christchurch on 17-18 May 2021 is full. If you'd like to be added to the waitlist, email

Novotel Hamilton Tainui, Hamilton
Copthorne Queenstown Lakefront

Registration form

Please note: Completion of the registration form is not confirmation of your place on the workshop. A separate confirmation will be sent to you once your payment is confirmed.

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