raes (310x151)The RAeS Education and Skills Committee is organising its annual conference on Wednesday 2 December 2015 at RAeS HQ, No.4 Hamilton Place, London W1J 7BQ.

As well as highlighting the Society’s own work in outreach, careers, employability and professional standards, speakers from across the industry, including aerospace, defense and aviation, academia, vocational training and and not-for-profit organisations will demonstrate successful programmes to inspire others.

We are pleased to announce that the keynote presentations will be given by Huw Walters, Deputy Director, Head of Technical & Professional Education Reform, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and Roger Bourne, Head of Aerospace, Aerospace, Marine and Defense Sector team, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Roger Bourne will focus on how BIS is working with industry through the Aerospace Growth Partnership and Huw Walters will focus on the direction of BIS skills policy/support for Business (Huw) providing delegates with current understanding of the future Government policy in industry partnerships and skills policy setting an excellent agenda for the day’s discussions.

Other perspectives include aviation and military employer needs, the Engineering Development Trust Industrial Cadet programme, Air Cadet success stories and examples from education providers.

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IS-BAO_LOGO_PRINT(2011)IS-BAO Fundamentals workshops:

It is well known that any Non-commercial Operator operating a complex motor-powered aircraft registered within the EASA Member States will have to comply with Part-NCC regulation by 25 Aug. 2016. Did you know that the IS-BAO could help you get there?

The IS-BAO is an internationally recognized standard developed by the industry for the industry and designed from key ICAO Annexes and best industry practices to help you establish a safe, efficient and effective flight department. But did you know that IS-BAO implementation also satisfies most of the Part-NCC regulatory requirements? Click here to download the latest gap analysis on IS-BAO Standards and Recommended Practices and the Part-NNN regulatory requirements.

Please join us at one of our upcoming workshops to learn in-depth about the IS-BAO and how to implement it into your operations. Key topics that will be covered include:

  • SMS Implementation
  • Fatigue Risk Management
  • Maintenance Control
  • Safety Culture
  • Internal and External Auditing
  • Evaluating SMS Performance


Madrid, Spain 2-3 Dec. 2015

Fundamentals of IS-BAO:

IS-BAO Auditing:


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