Safety and Accident Investigation Board President Course (BPC)
Course Number AFSC 810, PDS Code SIP

Course Description:  This course provides training for future DAFI 91-204 Safety Investigation Board (SIB) and AFI 51-307 Accident Investigation Board (AIB) presidents regarding their duties and responsibilities for Class A/B aviation, ground, space and weapons mishaps. Course includes interim board procedures; SIB composition and duties; safety privilege; mishap analysis; and safety and accident investigation board procedures. Course also includes technical expert support and lessons learned by safety center representatives and past board presidents.

Eligibility Requirements:  For Lt Col (select) or GS-15 or higher who may be selected as an Investigation Board President or Single Investigating Officer. Attorneys/paralegals are not authorized to enroll in this course without approval from HQ AFSEC/JA. MAJCOM/FIELD COMMAND/DRU/FOA Safety Training POCs must request a waiver, through AFSEC/SET for personnel who do not meet eligibility requirements.  Air Force and Space Force personnel must obtain class seats through their MAJCOM/FIELD COMMAND/DRU/FOA safety office.

Class Length: 3 days

Class Start Time: 0730

Materials Required: Note paper, pens and pencils

Recommended Reading:  DAFI 91-204, AFI 51-307, and applicable AFMANs

Kirtland Training Location:  Please refer to your MAJCOM POC and the course calendars for FY21 and FY22 found at

Maxwell Training Location: CPD/CS, Bldg 1404 (Ira C. Eaker Center), 525 Chennault Circle, Maxwell AFB AL 36112

Students will receive a welcome email approximately two weeks before the start of class confirming the location of the course.

Maxwell AFB Lodging:  All students attending courses at Maxwell are required to make lodging reservation through DTS when creating orders.  Please utilize the lodging module to make your room reservations.  If on-base lodging is available, students are responsible for confirming room reservations with their government credit card by calling the University Inn, DSN 493-3931 or Comm 334-953-3931.

Uniform Requirements:  Military members must attend class in the appropriate uniform and meet dress and appearance standards. OCPs and flight suits are permissible. Civilian members must wear business casual. Shorts, tank tops, and athletic sweat suits are examples of inappropriate attire.

Contact Info:  SETM Course Managers, DSN: 246-1613/9511 (Comm: 505-846-1613/9511); Fax DSN: 246-1464; e-mail address: