ICAO SSP and EASA Authority Management System introduction course

Locations & Dates
17 - 19 May 2021 Available
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€ 1490.00


The State Safety Programme Course introduces a framework for the development and implementation of a State Safety Programme (SSP) that combines elements of both prescriptive and performance-based approaches to the management of safety.

This course will provide you with the detailed theoretical knowledge you need to develop an effective SSP and through an number of exercises you will attain the practical skills that are necessary to build an effective SSP.

This course is based on ICAO annex 19, 2nd edition, ICAO document 9859 revision 4 and EASA Basic Regulation 2018/1139 with the recent requirements for the SSP.

Course Content

The following subjects will be addressed:

  • Historical and institutional framework
  • What is an SSP?
  • ICAO and EASA
  • Basic regulation requirements
  • The components and elements of an SSP
  • State Safety Policy, Objectives and Resources
  • State Safety Risk management
  • State Safety Assurance
  • State Safety promotion
  • Implementation and timelines
  • Just Culture
  • Protection of Safety Data and related sources
  • Acceptable Level of Safety Performance
  • Risk-based oversight
  • European Plan for Aviation Safety

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Create an SSP for their Authority which combines elements of both prescriptive and performance based approaches to the management of safety
  • Understand the importance of a realistic implementation of an SSP as a prerequisite for safe operations in civil aviation
  • Understand how to integrate the ICAO requirements with EASA requirements and the translation of the EPAS (European Plan for Aviation Safety) to the national level.

Who should take this course

Personnel of Authorities responsible for creating an SSP or parts thereof and personnel working within the framework of an SPP.


An interest in achieving applicable knowledge in the understanding, development and realistic implementation of a State Safety Programme.


3 days (starting at 09.00 on the first day and ending at approx. 17.00 on the last day).

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Virtual
17 - 19 May 2021 Available
€ 1490.00