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Management and Oversight of Changes [SAF-CHG-INTRO]

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  • Practical exercises

This course is the entry point for two training programmes:

  • Management and assessment of changes - Reg 2017/373 [SAF-PRG-CHG-373]
  • Oversight of changes as per Reg 2017/373 [LEX-PRG-CHG-373].

This course provides an overview, from the perspective of both ATM/ANS service providers and the competent ATM/ANS authorities of:

  • the management of changes in ATM/ANS;
  • the process of change assessment, from a safety perspective (including safety assessment and safety support assessment for changes to the ATM/ANS functional system);
  • the process for the oversight of changes in ATM/ANS.

The course also highlights the relationship between the management and assessment of changes, including both quality and safety management systems, and the project lifecycle and project-related activities.
The course is consistent with Regulation No. 2017/373 and its relevant AMC/GM. It is also consistent with the provisions to be repealed, namely Regulation No 482/2008, Implementing Regulations No 1034/2011 and No 1035/2011.
It combines theoretical and practical exercises based on both ATM and non-ATM examples of changes.

Prerequisites

The SAF-CHG-BASIC e-learning course must be successfully completed before this course can be followed.
Completion of the LEX-SES-E e-learning course is recommended, so that the course participants are better aware of:

  • the EU regulatory framework and rulemaking mechanisms;
  • the key rulemaking concepts described in Basic Regulation No. 216/2008, in particular Certification Specifications (CS), Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM),
  • relevant EU legislation pertaining to quality and safety management systems, and the management, assessment and oversight of changes in ATM/ANS where this legislation fits into the overall EU regulatory framework.
Important Note
This course is consistent with Regulation No. 2017/373 (laying down common requirements for providers of ATM/ANS and other ATM network functions and their oversight) and its Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM).
Objectives
After completing the course, participants should be able to:
  • explain the generic steps required in a typical change management process;
  • explain the generic steps required in a typical safety (support) assessment process;
  • explain the relationship between change management processes and a quality and safety management system;
  • explain the relationship between safety (support) assessment processes, and both a quality/safety management system, and the project lifecycle and project-related activities;
  • explain the generic steps required in a typical process for the oversight of changes in ATM/ANS and explain the main roles and responsibilities (as regards changes in ATM/ANS), of - and the interactions between- providers of ATM/ANS services and the competent ATM/ANS authorities;
  • explain the main changes resulting from Regulation No. 2017/373 and its AMC/GM, compared with the regulations to be repealed, as regards the management, assessment and oversight of changes.
Audience
This course is designed for personnel working in the field of ATM/ANS, either for an ATM/ANS service provider or for a competent ATM/ANS authority.
Certificate awarded
All candidates will receive a certificate of attendance.
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Price
No fee applies for course participants from Member States’ competent authorities and certified organisations. The training cost is sponsored by the EUROCONTROL Work Programme.

The price per course participant from other organisations or individuals is 1600 EUR.
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Location
IANS, Luxembourg