SMS221 - Safety Mgmt. System I - Documentation & Implementation

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Subject Title
Safety Mgmt. System I - Documentation & Implementation

Subject Description
This course addresses the history of aviation safety and the development of the Regulatory requirements for SMS at the international level (ICAO) and in Canada with Transport Canada. ICAO Annex and Transport Canada Canadian Aviation Regulation on SMS are studied.  The components of SMS are developed to provide the students with the knowledge of Safety Management Plan, Reporting Programs, Risk Management, Safety Oversight, Quality Assurance, Documentation and Emergency Preparedness. 

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Interpret the components and the structure of a safety management system
2. Elaborate on the regulatory requirements and standards for safety management programs at the international, country and company levels.
3. Explain the benefits of compliance to safety programs
4. Identify and retrieve aviation safety related information from a variety of sources.
5. Explain the importance of developing a culture of safety
6. Distinguish the role that risk management plays in aviation organizations.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.