14th CAAS-AFCAC Onsite: Safety Management Systems Implementation Course, Namibia

21 September 2018


SAA successfully conducted the 14th CAAS-AFCAC onsite training on Safety Management Systems Implementation at Windhoek, Namibia, from 17 to 21 September 2018.

The 5-day course, conducted by Mr Teo Gim Thong, Principal Training Specialist at , SAA, was attended by 44 participants from 8 African States. The course provided participants with the knowledge and skills required to facilitate the design, implementation and maintenance of an operationally effective Safety Management System (SMS). Participants got the chance to apply their theoretical understanding through a series of intense group discussions and case studies!

Mr Desmond Ross, Deputy Director, Flight Safety, Namibia Civil Aviation Authority and Mr James Danga, Safety Expert, AFCAC officiated at the opening ceremony.

The course was well-received with compliments as follows:

“Teo is the best instructor I have had the privilege of listening to and being instructed by.”
Mshelbara Richard Francis, Nigeria

“Everything from course material to Gim Thong’s knowledge to instruct was to my liking. Furthermore, the group participation was really helpful as we interacted with different aviation backgrounds.”
Aron Kauraisa, Namibia

“The instructor had an excellent grasp of the subject matter and demonstrated that by giving very relevant and practical examples.”
Peter Ang’awa, Kenya