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Safety Manager Course (SMC)
Course Number WCIP 05D, PDS Code EPF


Course Description:
This course articulates the safety manager's role as a leader, negotiator, and safety advocate. It introduces the safety professional to innovative safety management and leadership concepts. Duties will be defined for oversight and management of personnel and material resources, contract safety, legal issues, Air Expeditionary Force (AEF), mishap analysis, force development, and report writing for safety managers.

Eligibility Requirements:
For career civilian and military safety professionals from civilian job series 0017, 0018, 0019, 0803, or 1815 and military AFSCs 1S0XX, 2AXXX, 2WXXX, 11XX, 12XX, or 21XX assigned to or selected for assignment into a management position (SSgts are ineligible). Focus is on wing-level, however does not exclude NAF/center, MAJCOM, etc. MAJCOM/FIELD COMMAND/DRU/FOA Safety Training POCs must request through AFSEC/SET afsec.set@us.af.mil for personnel who do not meet eligibility requirements. MAJCOM/FIELD COMMAND/DRU/FOA Safety Training POCs must request waiver, through AFSEC/SET afsec.set@us.af.mil for personnel who do not meet eligibility requirements. Air Force personnel must obtain class seats through their MAJCOM/FIELD COMMAND/DRU/FOA safety office.

Prerequisite: All students enrolled in the SMC course must complete a prerequisite before arrival. For instructions:

- Log onto the Air Force portal
- Under "Quick Links," "Safety," select "Training and Force Development"
- Under "TDY Information," select "AFSEC Course Prerequisites"

Class Length: 5 days (Virtual)

Class Start Time: 0730

Class End Time:  1530 on last day

Materials Required: Note paper, pens, and pencils

Training Location: Please refer to your MAJCOM POC and the course calendar for FY22 found at https://www.safety.af.mil/Divisions/Training-and-Force-Development-Division/

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


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; email address: afsec.setm@us.af.mil.