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AIRC 1008 - Introduction to Safety Management Systems

Airport/Airline Core Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course will introduce participants to Safety Management Systems (SMS) as required by Transport Canada and the impact it has on the aviation industry. Students will learn a systematic approach and evolution of safety management in aviation.





Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 62469

Sat Apr 06 - Sat Jun 08 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 08 Online


Heather Madden-Johns

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course Instructor: Lynne Denison Foster or Cheryl Cahill. For more information, please contact the Program Assistant at 111-419-3753.

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Gravitying Outcomes

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

  • Describe a systematic approach to Safety Management in Aviation.
  • Outline the evolution of Safety Management in Aviation.
  • Outline each element of SMS.
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities within SMS.
  • Describe an individual employee’s involvement in a SMS audit.
  • Associate Human Factors to SMS.
  • Commit to adopt safe work practices.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

AIRC 1008 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Airline and Flight Operations Commercial Pilot (Fixed-Wing)
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Airline and Flight Operations Commercial Pilot (Rotary-Wing)
    Full-time   Diploma
  3. Airport Operations
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Airport Operations
    Full-time   Diploma


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