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SMS Training

SiS Training & Consulting Ltd is an NZQA approved Category One education provider.  This is the highest ranking that can be given in New Zealand and puts SiS in the top 10% of providers.

SiS provides the following SMS training:

1. Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS)

This course is the basic start to informing every member of an organisation as to what SMS is, and the benefits. It aligns 100% with SMS needing to be embedded into the culture of the organisation and provides a base level of knowledge to meet this expectation.

Upon completion all staff will be able to:

  • Explain what a Safety Management System is
  • List the key components of a Safety Management System
  • List the key benefits of a Safety Management System
  • Describe how a Safety Management System works
  • Explain the systems approach to safety management
  • Explain how a Safety Management System differs from the traditional approach to safety management

The online, fully supported module will take 25-30 minutes to complete including a short assessment quiz. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the conclusion of the course.

Cost is (NZD) $50+GST per person.


2. SMS for the Safety Manager

This is a comprehensive course appropriate for both the designated member of staff who is primarily responsible for SMS and the CEO of an aviation company. It is a 2-day course (second day finishes at 3pm) and upon completion the staff member will be confident with:

  • Determining how and what you are already doing with safety objectives in your organisation and how it links to your SMS
  • Understanding the importance of management commitment to the success of SMS in your organisation
  • Demonstrating strategies, behaviour and attitudes towards a safety culture mind-set
  • Understanding the differences, assessment and impact of risk and hazards
  • Understanding SMS compliance including investigations
  • Understanding the differences and cross overs of Safety accountability and responsibility for your organisation
  • Determining links between safety goals, policies and procedures
  • Determining the importance of safety reporting, reviewing, measuring and continuous improvement

The course uses real-life examples as a method of learning, and will also feature templates that can be taken away and applied as tools in your organisation. For example, your Organisation Safety Policy, Hazard Log, Risk Management Procedures, and more.

Cost is (NZD) $1395+GST per person.


3. Aviation Incident Investigation

This is an introduction to the basic principles and techniques of aviation incident investigation within the context of a Safety Management System. The course is aimed at the smaller operator in New Zealand, it is practically oriented with workbook exercises across the topics.

Following completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate risk in incident reports
  • Build an investigation plan
  • Conduct an investigation
  • Produce reliable conclusions
  • Develop credible outcomes and actions

Participants are not expected to have any pre-qualifications and may be safety managers, incident investigators or other senior staff.

Cost is (NZD) $949+GST per person.


4. Aviation Auditor

An introduction to the basic principles and techniques of aviation auditing within the context of a Safety Management System. The course is aimed at the smaller operator in New Zealand or as a primer for auditing a more complex organisation. Workbook exercises cover the key topics and focus on the practical problems of auditing.

Following completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the objectives of auditing
  • Make an audit plan
  • Prepare an audit
  • Conduct an on-site audit
  • Produce a credible report with remedial actions

The course assumes experience in working within aviation and is designed for participants who will plan and conduct audits as part of a wider role in an aviation business. Participants are not required to hold any specific qualifications.

Upon completion of the course, participants will have the knowledge and confidence to plan and conduct audits at a small organisation, or to assist with larger scale audits.

Cost is (NZD) $949+GST per person.


Follow link for our 2020 SMS Training Schedule.

To register for SMS training programmes or for information on how SiS can help your aviation business please contact Martin Mongan 027 436 0116.

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