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Risk Based Surveillance (Oversight)/Performance Based Oversight November 2018


(VAT exclusive price)

Course duration: 2 days     Course date: 20 - 21 November 2018     Course location: Gatwick, UK


Compliance based oversight is a good starting point for a regulator to understand an Entity or organisation, however, with more demands being placed on the aviation industry, compliance based oversight may no longer be enough to fully understand the aviation safety threats and risks that exist.

Risk and performance based oversight (RBO) is a system which compliments compliance based auditing to fully identify and understand risks, allowing for a better allocation of resource to directly influence and mitigate those conditions that threaten aviation safety the most. The Risk Based Oversight course will give delegates a foundation of the principles of a regulatory risk and performance based oversight system.


This course is suitable for:

  • Regulatory personnel within a National Aviation Authority (NAA) or government department
  • A Safety Manager
  • Accountable Managers
  • Working in a safety role and want to assess the effectiveness of your own, or a contracted organisation's SMS
  • Anyone who requires a generic overview of risk and performance based oversight principles


Key topics include:


  • Complexity triangles
  • Business rules
  • Baseline oversight
  • Audit Cycle
  • Site visits
  • Desktop Audits
  • Internal Review Meetings
  • Accountable Manager Meetings
  • Future Oversight Planning
  • Risk Communication
  • Risk recording
  • Risk Elevation
  • Resource to risk
  • Regulatory Safety Management System