Aviation Safety Officer Course

The number one function of any company is business success – safety is critical to business success.

If your organisation operates commuter services, scenic operations, agricultural operations, flight training, sport aviation, or engineering, you should have an aviation safety officer.

Attend this free two-day course to understand the role of a safety officer, or for those who are already in a safety role, to refresh your skills.

You will receive comprehensive guidance material and access to all the latest CAA safety resources and support.

2019 course venues

Auckland - Course Now Full 07-08 Mar 2019 Jet Park Auckland Airport
Wellington - Course Now Full 04-05 Apr 2019 CAA Wellington (PDF 356 KB)
Queenstown - Course Now Full 23-24 May 2019 Copthorne Queenstown Lakefront
Tauranga - Course Now Full 04-05 Jul 2019 The Tauranga on the Waterfront
Hamilton - Course Now Full 26-27 Sep 2019 Novotel Hamilton Tainui Hotel
Christchurch - Course Now Full 31 Oct - 01 Nov 2019 Sudima Christchurch Airport

Topics covered

  • Why have a safety programme?
  • Safety business (case study)
  • Accident prevention concepts
  • ASO guidance material
  • Accident and incident reporting
  • Risk awareness
  • Risk management and hazard identification
  • Attitudes, situations, and accidents
  • Helicopter risk management (case study)
  • Road safety exercise
  • Introduction to SMS
  • Roles and tasks of the ASO
  • Communication styles – How to be a better ASO

Course fee

There is no course fee. Accommodation and travel costs are your responsibility, but morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided. Check with course venues for conference room rates.

Course enquiries

Kirsten Stevenson
Safety Promotion Administrator
Email:  kirsten.stevenson@caa.govt.nz
Tel: +64 4 560 9623