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SAS Newsletter Winter / Spring 2015
In this Newsletter

SAS Returns to Dubai for another series of Regulatory Training

SAS 2014 Report

Pilot Training – Unbeatable offer PPL – ATPL

Emirates signs Preferred Training Partner agreement with SAS

Manila – New Regulatory Training Destination – March 2015

Part M and Part 145 Courses offered in UK – April 2015

5 Days intensive SMS Safety Investigation Training launched

Returning to Joburg – Choose your Training!

Regulatory Update – Malaysia!

Recruitment Services

SAS maintains ISO 9001- 2008 compliance

World Beating Maintenance Software

Connecting Your Business to the Educational Resources, You need – When you need

Your Aviation Job

Behind Sofema Aviation Services we have over 40 years industry experience to call on, we are able to help you develop the most appropriate outcomes for your organization.

We understand the importance of helping organisations to meet the challenge of managing competence, we work to develop a positive safety culture and deliver improved business performance. Our primary focus is on delivering quality assured support and training services.

Welcome to the SAS Winter / Spring Newsletter
Welcome to the first global Newsletter of 2015, an opportunity to wish you a wonderful new year from the entire SAS team.

We are looking forward to meeting the challenge of continuing to deliver regulatory training to the highest standards throughout the coming year.

We are pleased to confirm that in keeping with SAS Discount Program, that we are again offering Multi Delegate, Multi Attendance Discount, Early Bird Programs as well as our new Corporate Bonus Program.

Warm Regards from all at SAS!

General Introduction of SAS Training Services

Click to to see what we do & how we do it.

SAS is pleased to be returning to Dubai for another series of Regulatory Trainings
Sofema Aviation Services has built up a strong reputation for delivery of effective EASA and GCAA compliant training over the last several years.

The forthcoming training Program consists of the following courses:

CAR M Essentials – 1 Day – Dubai, UAE – March 5th 2015

CAR M Maintenance Planning Essentials – 1 Day – Dubai, UAE – March 12th 2015

Safety Management Systems Train the Trainer – 5 Days – Dubai, UAE – April 19th 2015

SMS Safety Investigation Training – 5 Days – Dubai, UAE – April 26th 2015

Currently we have more than 100 Regulatory and Vocational courses on offer, each of them can be delivered as open training session or as an incompany training course.

SMS Courses For Trainers and Investigators

Sofema Aviation Services offers new “cutting edge” Safety Management System Training for SMS Trainers and for the Safety Management Investigation team. Read More

More than 1500 Students have passed through SAS Regulatory Training both Classroom and Online during 2014
We would like to offer a big thank you to everyone who attended a SAS training during 2014. It is extremely gratifying both to receive so much repeat business, together with such strong and positive feedback, so many thanks from all at SAS and hope to have the pleasure of seeing you during 2015.

Currently Sofema Aviation Services is offering over 100 different regulatory courses. Our portfolio of training courses continues to grow, you can help! if you see a specific need for a training please lets us know and we will try to accommodate your requirements with a new training to be created (at our cost) around your needs.

Please click here to see letters from satisfied customers Wizzair, Airworks, Emirates, Air Arabia and many others.
Emirates signs Preferred Training Partner agreement with Sofema Aviation Services
United Arab Emirates (UAE) airline Emirates has signed a preferred training partner agreement for the provision of Gulf Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) compliant regulatory training.

Commented Steve Bentley MD of Sofema Aviation Services “ We are very pleased to have the opportunity to provide ongoing support for the continuing development of regulatory training across a number of support departments within Emirates and we are looking forward to developing a range of interesting training opportunities.”

More than 100 different courses.

Please see the link

Sofema Aviation Services is pleased to offer Manila as New Regulatory Training Destination – March 2015
Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) has been delivering regulatory training since 2008, We have steadily built up a reputation for strong and practical delivery of EASA and GCAA Regulatory Material.

SAS supports some of the largest companies in aviation / please see our customer feedback.

To see in details the program for Manila please click here

We are dedicated to building a strong reputation for effective and practical training.

Whilst we ensure that all our training courses are EASA compliant our focus remains on business performance optimization.

Pilot Training – Unbeatable offer PPL – ATPL

Qualify as a pilot!

There has never been a better time email office

Part M and Part 145 Courses – UK, April 2015
In April 2015 Sofema Aviation Services will deliver EASA Compliant 3 Day Part M & 2 Day Part 145 Aviation Regulatory Training Courses in conjunction with our partner AETS Ltd. The courses will take place in the Heathrow area in London, UK.

Designed to support the needs of the Aircraft Operators and Maintenance Repair Organization’s obligation to ensure regulatory compliance, as well as personal development through vocational training.

Courses are scheduled to be delivered between 8th & 14th April.

For more information please see the following link

SAS CAMO Services

With our CAMO partner we are able to offer airworthiness reviews on very competitive prices – please email office

Sofema Aviation Services offer 5 Days intensive SMS Safety Investigation Training
This course is aimed at investigating – analyzing – understanding and developing mitigation’s for the incidents accidents and safety occurrences which are faced on a regular basis within our organisation.

Such incidents do not necessarily lead directly to significant negative outcomes, however may become a precursor or element of a future event. We have an opportunity to subject such safety occurrences to correct and proper investigation and analysis, in this way they may have a significant and beneficial effect on the organisations ability to improve its safety performance.

For full details of the training please see the following link

SAS has Instructors ready to deliver regulatory compliant training throughout the Far East, Middle East, Europe and Africa.
SAS is returning to Joburg – Choose your Training!
We are currently putting together our spring program to be delivered, in co-operation with our training partner Safair located at O. R. Tambo International Airport.

SAS is pleased to be returning to South Africa and offers flexibility in delivering courses which meet your specific requirements.

This is your opportunity to specify a particular course from the more than 100 on offer from SAS.

Please consider your regulatory training needs over the next 3 months and advise office.

We will try to consolidate and to include your request into our open training program and in this way to offer you the most efficient way.

The Role of Compliance Auditing within a Part 145 Environment

It is a requirement of EASA that all Part 145 organisations have an effective Internal Audit Process Sofema Aviation Services offers new “cutting edge” Safety Management System Training for SMS Trainers and for the Safety Management Investigation team. Read More

SAS Regulatory Update – Malaysia!
Sofema Aviation Services is very pleased to continue its association with D’viation Solutions Sdn. Bhd. who has have been appointed as Country representatives in Malaysia.

Located in Petaling Jaya Selangor, D’viation Solutions Sdn. Bhd. are a professional, airline & MRO, support, consulting and training company, as such are perfectly placed to support the regulatory training program of Sofema Aviation Services.

Commented Steven Bentley Managing Director of Sofema Aviation Services. "We are very pleased to have formal representation in Malaysia and look forward to developing additional services together to benefit our mutual and future clients".

Commented Kevin Teoh Managing Director of D’viation Solutions Sdn. Bhd. “We are very pleased to collaborate with Sofema Aviation Services to bring their complete suite of aviation regulatory training programs to this region. We are confident, together with SAS, we will be able to satisfy the needs of the rapidly growing local and regional aviation industry.”

For additional information please contact office.

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SAS is pleased to advise or clients and customers that we have achieved the necessary standard to be awarded a certificate of registration by Sovereign Certification

SAS Recruitment Services
Sofema Aviation Services supports Airlines and MRO’s with Human Resource Support including Technical Management Supply Chain Personnel and EASA Qualified Certification Engineers, either on a contract basis or as permanent employees.

The services we offer include:

– Permanent Placements

– Contract Placements

– Contract to Permanent Transfers

– Key Personnel

– Head Hunting

– Fixed Price Projects

The Sofema Aviation Service Recruitment Process is intensive and focuses on ensuring the applicants competencies match the expectation of the client. Please see the following link

Managing Aviation Documentation at the highest level using XML Documentation Management Systems
= saving time and money

To read more about the XML Documentation Management System please follow the link

SAS offers World Beating Maintenance Software
At SAS we do not believe in the “Software Hard Sell” we know we have a very effective product, which is proven to deliver at an extremely cost effective price, the product is mature and stable, but never the less benefits from progressive development.
Rent or Buy?

We are proud to announce that we now can offer you our well proven Maintenance Management System as an ASP solution. The idea behind ASP (Application Service Providing) is that we set up your system on one of our strong and reliable servers so that you can connect to it through the Internet and instead of buying our System simply you rent it.

Some of the main reasons for choosing to run our Software on an application service providing basis are:

– We take over the full responsibility for managing the hardware

– The software is always up to date

– Back-ups are made on a daily basis

– Your data are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

– You do not have any investment outlay in hardware and software

– Your data can be accessed globally from computers with an Internet connection

– Support is easy and those problem solving can be done quickly

– Your data is secured with the newest antivirus and firewall facilities

Integrated MRO Software

The software is targeted at small to Mid size operators of up to 50 Aircraft, with functionality well above the median of our competitors and costs well below, we believe we have an industry beating product. Read More

Connecting Your Business to the Educational Resources You need – When you need a service provided by Sofema Aviation Services offers a premier online regulatory training solution to our clients. EOL is a web based online training platform focused on delivering high quality online regulatory and vocational courses in the field of aviation, compliant with the EASA regulations, plus additional courses to provide for vocational training within the scope of the EASA regulatory environment.We offer a very competitive product, without compromise on either professionalism or quality.

The portfolio of available training courses is constantly being added to and includes all the 145 recurrent training courses as well as ESDS, SMS, Maintenance Planning and Production Planning.

Our services continue to develop with introduction of new functionality in our LMS platform. We offer our major clients the opportunity to use as Learning Platform Hosting Service our website in delivering their own courses to their own staff.

Please ask us for details.

Who approves EASA 145 Training courses

A number of Training courses are mandated by EASA as recurrent, for example: Maintenance Human Factors (HF), Electrical Wiring Interconnect System Training (EWIS) and Fuel Tank Safety (FTS).

European Aviation Safety Agency drives the requirement for recurrent training through EASA Part 145 regulations. Read More

Your Aviation Job – YAJ Update is a fast-growing aviation jobs website that connects aviation professionals with currently recruiting companies at no charge at all. The company policy to provide free services to job seekers and companies resulted in a great success in 2014.

Easy to use navigation combined with fresh design and constantly improving functionality have brought thousands of job seekers and hundreds of companies together.

Straightforward goals have already been set for 2015 and will continue to be your one stop shop for aviation jobs. Both companies and job seekers are going to enjoy an upgraded website with improved design, a and internal system functionality.

SAS is actively seeking Marketing Affiliation Partners

On offer is a mutually beneficial way of communicating opportunities to our clients. If you are interesting in developing joint marketing initiatives please contact office and we will be pleased to discuss further.

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