Developing & Maintaining SMS Compliance in an MRO and 145 for Quality & Safety Personnel

Part 145 07

Brochure ButtonEASA is in the process of introducing ICAO Compliant SMS into the 145 regulations. (Ref NPA 2019-05 (c)) With SMS we have a set of regulations, which allow Industry to establish best-practice that fits different cultures and place the main emphasis and duty on improving safety performance. This requires a real “team effort” as regulator and maintenance organization are all part of one large system. Working as a team it will be possible to improve an already highly impressive safety record.

This 2-day training course is optimised for the Quality & Safety Departments and is focused on the specific challenges faced by 145 and MRO organizations to develop the understanding of the organisations responsibility and how to ensure the implementation & management of an effective SMS system.


This training is focused on the specific needs of the Quality & Safety Personnel within an EASA Part 145 Organisation as well as business area stakeholders who need to have a deep appreciation of a functional Safety Management System.


a) Be able to explain the concept of SMS and how it will function within the EASA Part 145 environment
b) Understand the role of Safety Culture within a Maintenance Environment
c) Explain how Safety Risks can be Managed Proactively
d) Understand the benefits of the integration of SMS within the Organisations Management System
e) Achieve the ability to Develop and fully engage with your organisations SMS
f) Meet and exceed all regulatory obligations related to the basic training of SMS
g) To Understand effective processes for auditing SMS
h) Understand how to measure the effectiveness of an SMS


Definitions & Abbreviations
General Introduction & Components of an ICAO SMS
Gap Analysis-SMS Implementation Process and Integration
SMS Non-Punitive Disciplinary Policies
SMS Training Requirements
Managing SMS related Competencies
Considering the Primary Challenges Related to the Implementation of SMS
The Difference between Quality Assurance and Safety Assurance
Understanding the Nature of Risk within the Part 145 Organisation
SMS Management of Change Process
General Introduction to Safety Reporting
Developing SMS Management and Supporting Documentation
Implementing an Emergency Response Plan
Understanding the responsibilities of the Safety Manager
Human Factors Safety Culture and Risk Assessment
Hazard Identification & Risk Management Process
SMS and Organisational Culture
Human Factors SMS and Beyond
EASA Part 145 Forthcoming Regulations – Overview
• 145.A.120 Means of Compliance
• 145.A.140 Access
• 145.A.60 Occurrence reporting
• 145.A.65 Maintenance procedures
• 145.A.200 Management System Organization & Accountabilities
• 145.A.202 Internal safety reporting scheme
• 145.A.205 Contracting and subcontracting
Safety Performance Monitoring
Safety Promotion and Raising Awareness


Detailed consideration of the benefits of implementing a Safety Management System within the 145 Organization.
Understanding the process for delivering the most effective Hazard Identification, Risk Analysis and Mitigation Process
A consideration of how the SMS can be used to drive organization efficiencies.


Course type: Presentation without voice over
Duration equivalent to two-day classroom training
Category: Quality, Safety & Security, Part 145
Price: 125 EUR


This course is part of the following programs:
EASA Part 145 Safety Management System Learning Path Diploma
EASA Part 145 Safety System Development Package


3 to 5 courses/delegates - 5%
6 to 10 courses/delegates - 10%
11 to 24 courses/delegates - 15%
25 to 49 courses/delegates - 20%
> 50 courses/delegates - 25%

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