NATA, in conjunction with the US Department of Transportation’s Safety Institute (TSI), created the Air Transport Safety Manager Course. The 5-day course takes place at the DOT Transportation Safety Institute in Oklahoma City, OK. The course brings together TSI, NATA, and other industry aviation safety experts with the shared mission of developing skilled, qualified, and certified Air Transport Safety Managers.

Course Topics:

Attendees will gain first-hand knowledge of how to design, develop, implement, and sustain an effective and verifiable aviation Safety Management System (SMS). Topics include:

  • SMS: Introduction, Integration, and Best Practices
  • Fundamentals of Safety Program Management
  • Safety Risk Management for Flight and Ground Operations
  • Safety Assurance
  • Human Factors
  • Communicating and Promoting Organizational Safety
  • Fostering and Measuring a Positive Safety Culture
  • Practical Drift
  • Emergency Response Plan


Upcoming Course Dates/Locations:
July 11-15, 2022
Orlando, FL

August 8-12, 2022
Oklahoma City, OK
September 19-23, 2022
Atlanta, GA
December 5-9, 2022
Dallas, TX