The number one function of any company is business success – safety is critical to business success.

If your organisation operates commuter services, scenic operations, agricultural operations, flight training, sport aviation, or engineering, you should have an aviation safety officer.

Attend this free two-day course to understand the role of a safety officer, or for those who are already in a safety role, to refresh your skills.

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

Topics covered

  • Why have a safety programme?
  • Safety business (case study)
  • Accident prevention concepts
  • ASO guidance material
  • Accident and incident reporting
  • Risk awareness
  • Risk management and hazard identification
  • Attitudes, situations, and accidents
  • Helicopter risk management (case study)
  • Road safety exercise
  • Introduction to SMS
  • Roles and tasks of the ASO
  • Communication styles – How to be a better ASO

Course fee

There is no course fee. Accommodation and travel costs are your responsibility, but morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided. Check with course venues for conference room rates.

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