Risk Monitoring & Safety Performance

Risk Monitoring & Safety Performance

2-day course | London Gatwick, Bahrain & In-company
  • Designed and delivered by UK CAA regulators
  • Identify and risk assess safety issues to monitor system performance
  • Understand how risk monitoring is a key to a Safety Management System
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11/01/2021 London Gatwick £900.00 Only 3 places remaining Book
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COVID-19 Training: Our face-to-face classroom courses resume in October 2020 with special COVID-19 measures in place. We will also continue to deliver our virtual training courses for the foreseeable future. Virtual Training Discount: We have introduced a 10% discount when you book any two of our September or October virtual courses.

Course overview

What is Risk Monitoring and Safety Performance?

The management of risks and monitoring safety performance are key roles within any safety management system. The identification & modelling of risks improves your understanding and allows you to create Safety Performance Indicators, providing reassurance to your business that your SMS isn’t just a policy on a shelf but a living system that enables you to deliver safety improvements.

Course Overview

This course provides delegates with a context of how risk monitoring and safety performance form a key part of an aviation Safety Management System (SMS).

Delegates will gain knowledge and understanding of how to identify hazards and build a suitable knowledge base for risk and safety performance monitoring. Giving guidance on risk modelling and data analysis, developing and presenting Safety Performance Indicators (SPIs), and explain how they form an integral part of an SMS.

Our Bahrain courses are delivered in cooperation with the Gulf Aviation Academy. Please visit the GAA website for upcoming dates.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who requires a generic overview of risk monitoring, safety performance and risk classification and modelling in the aviation context.

Key topics

This training course will include the following topics:

  • Risk monitoring and safety performance as part of a Safety Management System and State Safety Programme
  • Understanding and identifying hazards
  • Building a knowledge base for safety risk management
  • Risk assessment methods
  • Risk modelling
    Introduction to safety performance indicators
  • Safety performance analysis techniques
  • Presenting safety performance indicators

Course objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • The role of safety performance and risk monitoring in an aviation SMS
  • The need for an appropriate taxonomy to classify safety-related data
  • How to identify and risk assess safety issues in order to monitor the safety performance of a system
  • The fundamental principles of barrier risk modelling
  • Analytical techniques used to produce Safety Performance Indicators to monitor trends and identify risks
  • How to present Safety Performance Indicators


Delegates should have a basic knowledge of Safety Management Systems gained through operational experience or through attendance of the SMS Principles & Application course.

Further reading

UK CAA CAP 795 Safety Management Systems (SMS) Guidance for Organisations
This document provides guidance on the implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS). It has been developed to give sufficient understanding of SMS concepts to implement and maintain an effective SMS. It reflects and meets the requirements of ICAO Annex 19 and EASA Management System Implementing Rules.

ICAO Safety Management Manual (SMM)
Provide Member States with guidance on the development and implementation of a State Safety Programme (SSP), in accordance with the International Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs)

ICAO Annex 19 “Safety Management”
ICAO Annex 19 was published in 2013 and outlines the safety management responsibilities of Member States, service providers within those States, and international general aviation operators conducting operations of large or turbojet airplanes.

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In-company delivery?

We can also tailor this training courses to suit an organisation’s individual training requirements. These bespoke training packages can be delivered in the UK or at a client’s international location. Contact us for more information.

Course Type Course Name Start Date End Date Venue Cost Availability Book
Class Risk Monitoring & Safety Performance (RMSP) 11/01/2021 12/01/2021 London Gatwick £900.00 Only 3 places remaining Book

Risk Monitoring & Safety Performance Instructors

Risk Monitoring & Safety Performance Instructors

Michael Cox

Risk Monitoring & Safety Performance Instructors

Nicole Herrington

Michael Cox

Risk Monitoring and Safety Performance

Michael has over 10 years of experience working in the aviation industry in various roles including data analysis, operations and safety. He started with an aviation publishing company before moving into the cargo industry working with FedEx before taking a post with Virgin Atlantic Airways as part of the Operations Planning and Resilience team where he played a pivotal role in creating reviewing and evaluating the airlines various business continuity plans and emergency procedures. Michael worked across the operations and engineering teams analysing and improving core processes designed to maximise the efficiency of the operation. Latterly, he worked as part of the flight safety team on secondment, supporting the flight data management officer and investigators. He is currently working for the UK CAA as Senior Intelligence Lead looking at the role of Safety Intelligence in Performance Based Regulation and using data to power an effective and reliable Safety Management System.

Nicole Herrington

Risk Monitoring and Safety Performance

Nicole works as an Intelligence Lead AAA in the Safety Performance and Risk department of the UK CAA. Her responsibilities include data analysis and consolidation of intelligence sources for the identification and articulation of industry risks, as well as risk assessment. Prior to joining the UK CAA, Nicole flew commercially for a private charter operation, and then went on to hold Safety Management roles. As a Safety Manager she worked to promote the SMS as an engine for change by empowering front line personnel to engage with the process through reporting to drive safety and production improvements for the organisation.

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