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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. Focus is on wing-level, however does not exclude NAF/center, MAJCOM, etc. Air Force personnel must obtain class seats through their MAJCOM/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

Class Start Time: 0730

Class End Time:  1530 on last day

Materials Required: Note paper, pens and pencils

Recommended Pre-Training:  It is highly recommended that SMC students complete the ADLS "Protecting Privileged Safety Information" distance learning module before arrival.

Log into ADLS, click on the "Course List," and select the courses under "Safety."  For issues completing the training, please contact the Distance Learning branch chief at 505-853-3973.

Training Location: Headquarters Air Force Safety Center (HQ AFSEC), Bldg 24499 (1st Floor), 9700 G Avenue SE, Kirtland AFB, NM

Kirtland AFB Lodging:
Do not use DTS to make your lodging reservations for AF Safety Center classes held at Kirtland AFB. AFSEC/SETM generates group billeting reservations on base for all students and will e-mail the reservation number to students NLT 2 weeks before class start dates. Students are responsible for holding room reservations with their government credit card.

Transportation:  Students may be billeted on the east or west side of base, a minimum of 3 miles to training location and dining facility. Recommend a unit-funded rental car, or call Kirtland Vehicle Operations at DSN 246-2297 (Comm: 505-846-2297) to request a U-Drive-It vehicle.  Students funded by AETC TDY-to-School funds should refer to the TDY-to-School handbook for rental car information:  https://tdytoschool.us.af.mil/login/.

Uniform Requirements:
Military members must attend class in the appropriate uniform and meet dress and appearance standards. ABUs, 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: 246-1613/9511/4093/1983 (Comm: 505-846-1613/9511/4093/1983); Fax DSN: 246-1464; email address: afsec.setm@us.af.mil.