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Safety Management Systems Training Course

September 22 – 24, 2020

Taught By Industry Experts

ARGUS instructors have experience in  fixed wing and rotary wing aviation.  Take advantage of their over 65 years of combined experience.

Enjoy Small Class Sizes

Students will study the varying applicable aviation standards; regulatory, ISO, DoD, IS-BAO, IATA Operational Safety Audits (IOSA).

Skills Ensure an Effective SMS

focus on the theoretical and practical aspect of Safety Management Systems so you are able to tackle any situation.

Taught With Practical Tools

Safety-related training that delivers the tools you need to develop a user-friendly and effective SMS for your flight operation.

ARGUS is taking COVID-19 restrictions seriously.  This live, in-person, class has been moved to a location that will accommodate the social distancing measures recommended by the CDC.  Participants will be seated 6 feet apart and will not require masks while in session.  We do ask that all participants bring a mask for breaks and group work.  Hand sanitizer will be available for participants. 

LEARN SAFETY MANAGEMENT SKILLS YOU NEED TO DEVELOP YOUR SMS.

What Will You Learn?

  • 12 elements of the ICAO Safety Pillars

  • How to implement a safety culture

  • Evaluate your organization’s safety culture

  • Use and apply the safety risk management process

  • Learn about change management according to SMS

  • Safety Performance Indicators

  • Three strategies of SMS

  • Implement an Internal Auditing Program

  • Phased approach to SMS implementation

  • Root cause analysis

  • Safety investigations

LEARN THE SKILLS & TOOLS  TO DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE SMS

SMS training students are given the opportunity to work with practical tools that will make their SMS more effective. Simplicity is key. Students will be provided tools, along with tips and techniques for measuring their safety performance.

SMALL CLASS SIZES PROMOTE PARTICIPATION AMONG ATTENDEES

Class sizes are restricted for all for effective participation among the attendees. Our instructors will not be “lecturing” about the virtues of SMS, but rather facilitating an SMS discussion between all class participants and the instructors.

ARGUS Safety Management Systems Instructors Have Over 60 Years of Combined Aviation Experience

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    Susan Caldwaller

    VP, Helicopter Aviation & UAS Services

Susan Cadwallader

Over 27 years of aviation experience

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    Guido Fuentes

    VP, Facilitation & Training

Guido Fuentes

Over  27 years of aviation experience

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    Jenna Albrecht

    PRISM Program Manager

Jenna Albrecht

Over 10 years of aviation experience

Course Location

HILTON DENVER INVERNESS

The course will be held at the Hilton Denver Inverness.  We recommend the same hotel for your stay..  Please click here to visit the hotel’s website.

AREA ACTIVITIES

The hotel is located a quick walk from the Park Meadows Shopping Mall. Many restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel for your convenience.  Furthermore, the Hilton Denver Inverness offers many activities to their guests.

HOTEL ACTIVITIES

The Hilton Denver Inverness offers many amenities and services to help you make the most of your stay.  Some of these activities include: A driving range, fitness room, golf course, running/walking track, pool, pool table, putting green, tennis center, and more.

TRANSPORTATION FROM THE AIRPORT

The hotel does not offer transportation from the airport. Denver Airport has many rental car companies, ride-share services, and taxi cabs for your convenience.

Course Location

HILTON DENVER INVERNESS

The course will be held at the Hilton Denver Inverness.  We recommend the same hotel for your stay..  Please click here to visit the hotel’s website.

AREA ACTIVITIES

The hotel is located a quick walk from the Southlands Shopping Mall. Many restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel for your convenience.  Furthermore, the Hilton Denver Inverness offers many activities to their guests.

HOTEL ACTIVITIES

The Hilton Denver Inverness offers many amenities and services to help you make the most of your stay.  Some of these activities include: A driving range, fitness room, golf course, running/walking track, pool, pool table, putting green, tennis center, and more.

TRANSPORTATION FROM THE AIRPORT

The hotel does not offer transportation from the airport. Denver Airport has many rental car companies, ride-share services, and taxi cabs for your convenience.

Frequently Asked Questions

What precautions are ARGUS taking to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

ARGUS is taking COVID-19 restrictions seriously.  This live, in-person, class has been moved to a location that will accommodate the social distancing measures recommended by the CDC.  Participants will be seated 6 feet apart and will not require masks while in session.  We do ask that all participants bring a mask for breaks and group work.  Hand sanitizer will be available for participants.

Are meals included in the class?

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included with your course registration.

What time does the class end on the last day?

The class ends at 4pm on the last day. Please schedule your departing flight no earlier than 7pm on the last day.

Should I take this class if I am NOT a PRISM Subscriber?

Yes. We design this class for All Safety Management Personnel. We use PRISM software in our examples, but the class is designed for all participants.

Will I receive practical tips and techniques to tackle SMS challenges in my flight operation?

Yes. The class is a collaborative, interactive course that works to help walk through some of the attendee’s specific scenarios relating to their operation.

Will I leave with physical tools to explain SMS to my company?

All participants will receive copies of SMS training posters to take back to their organization.

Do you provide transportation from the Airport?

We do not provide transportation from the airport.  Denver has many resources for you to take advantage of including taxis, rental cars, Uber, and a light rail that connects from the Airport to walking distance from the hotel.

Train with Aviation Safety Experts

Training Course Reviews

A Very Comfortable Grasp
"This was my initial introduction to SMS and I came away with a very comfortable grasp on the system and how to proceed with my job as a Safety Program Manager. "
Safety Program Manager
Completely Relevant
"The Material was completely relevant to the industry, the instructors were knowledgeable and very familiar with all the material. Everything I learned in 3 days, I can take back and use in the organization I work for."
SMS Course Student
A Very Comfortable Grasp
"This was my initial introduction to SMS and I came away with a very comfortable grasp on the system and how to proceed with my job as a Safety Program Manager. "
Safety Program Manager