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(SMS) Training 


2-Day Course

February 27 - 28 2017 – AMMAN, JORDAN.

Aviation operators and maintenance organizations across the aviation industry are required to implement an effective Safety Management System (SMS). Over the years, Ayla Aviation Academy has developed and perfected a 2-Day SMS Awareness Workshop which draws on guidance from ICAO, EASA, and FAA. The course provides a complete overview of a working SMS with lots of case studies, groups exercises, and discussions.

Key Topics

Upon successful completion of this SMS course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the four SMS pillars.

  • Explain the meaning of Acceptable Level of Safety (ALoS) and risk management process.

  • Explain how Safety Management System and Quality Management System converge.

  • Describe the process for evaluating safety risk controls and managing change.

  • Perform effective risk assessments and develop suitable risk matrices.

  • Identify latent conditions and active failures that lead to an accident.

  • Identify the barriers and defenses against a particular risk.

  • Explain Culpability Decision Tree and applying unsafe act algorithm.

  • Develop and promote a positive safety culture with solid reporting.

  • Implement safety as a core business function.

  • Develop, manage and monitor a Safety Management System that fits within the scope of your operations.

  • Make improvements to your operations that will prevent costly accidents, incidents and injuries to staff.

  • Understand how to use the SMS as an effective management tool for safety performance and productivity.

Who should attend?


This course is suitable for:

  • Safety and Quality Managers.

  • Industry and regulatory personnel with a safety remit, etc.

  • Corporate and Airline operations managers and analysts.

  • Post holders.

About The Instructor


Captain Ammar Yousef is a Pilot, Flight Instructor and Accountable Manager at

Ayla Aviation Academy based in Aqaba, Jordan. He’s the 1st approved SMS

Instructor in Jordan with twenty-one years of combined experience within 

the aerospace and aviation fields. He holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical 

Engineering and is a certified Six Sigma Executive Black Belt with demonstrated 

success in enabling organizations to achieve their operational and productivity initiatives.


Training Methodology


  • Instructor-Led Training (ILT).

  • Practical case studies in class.

Course Information


  • Course Date:   Monday and Tuesday, Feb 27 – 28, 2017.

  • Course Time:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

  • Venue:              To Be Determined.


Value-Added Services


  • Highly qualified and experienced Instructor.

  • Printed course materials with soft copies on memory stick.

  • Certificate of Course Completion.

Location and Travel


  • Training will take place in Amman-Jordan.

  • Location will be confirmed upon registration. 

  • Visa invitation letter will be provided in case the participant needs pne.


Accommodation Options and Prices


  • Accommodation is available at the same event venue hotel.

  • Alternatively, you may make your own arrangements at a nearby hotel as you wish.

Registration & Fees


  • Cost is $800 USD per participant.

  • The course fee includes refreshments and lunch for the two days. Accommodation is not included and must be booked separately.

  • Early Bird Registration: Book by Jan 19th 2017 and receive 10% discount.

For more information:

T.  +962 79 9295591


Clients and Testimonials

Nadi Almahriq​

Chief of Ground Operation at Aqaba Airports Company (King Hussein Int. Airport)

“The Training was on point to my field of operations and I enjoyed the case study and accident investigation presented, in addition to the easy flow of the information”.

Mohannad Tawaha

Lieutenant Colonel-Royal Jordanian Air Force

“The Training covered most of the major questions I had in mind and I really enjoyed the case scenarios and accident investigation segments where I managed to examine my understanding of the subjects covered and discuss it with people from various aviation and safety backgrounds.”

Khaldoun Jahmani

G650 Captain-Royal Flight of Jordan

“The Flow of the concepts were smooth and the instructor’s clarity helped in making the material easy to understand in addition to using the case studies that made the training more interesting and engaging.”

Husam Sunoqrot 

Aircraft maintenance manager- Royal Flight of Jordan

“The training was well paced and interactive yet very straight to the point and the material provided is a good reference point for me”.

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