Aviation Security Management

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
22 - 26 April 2024 Available
18 - 20 September 2024 Available
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€ 2800.00


Security is critical to the success of any organisation’s business operating in aviation. Robust security management is characterised by a comprehensive understanding of the nature of threats, threat resilience and compliance awareness.

This course is meant for security managers to understand their role and responsibilities in establishing and maintaining security and internal quality control programme, including its implementation, arising from applicable laws and regulations catering aviation security (AvSec). The training also aims to provide insight into the evolving threat against civil aviation and the measures to be taken to mitigate security risks to the aviation system as a whole.

This training is based on the latest requirement set out in ICAO Annex 17 and the European regulation for Aviation Security (EC 300/2008 and EC 2015/1998).

The 5-day training teaches the use of a risk-based approach to improve resilience within the organisation establishing AvSec compliance.

Course Content

The content of the units is taught over the course duration of five days.

Unit 1: Threat against civil aviation

  • Perpetrators, Modus Operandi, Impact of unlawful interference

Unit 2: Rules and regulations & stakeholders

  • Stakeholders, Rules and regulations
  • Security meetings

Unit 3: Security Programme, quality control and culture

  • Civil aviation security programme
  • External quality control programme
  • Internal quality control programme
  • Security culture

Unit 4: Threat and risk management (1)

  • General principles
  • Safety vs security
  • The security management process
  • Risk matrix

Unit 5: Threat and risk management (2)

  • Risk mitigation
  • The security management process as a working mode
  • Risk assessment assignment
  • Evaluation/debrief

Unit 6: Effective security measures in civil aviation

  • Security measures
  • Security Management System (SeMS)
  • Assignment of effective security measures

Unit 7: Management of emergencies and incidents

  • Security crisis management
  • Training and awareness
  • Crisis management assignment

Learning Objectives

  • To identify and relate the (evolving) threat against civil aviation and its perpetrators.
  • To understand the roles, responsibilities, interests and objectives for all involved stakeholders in AvSec based on a thorough understanding of civil aviation regulations
  • To ensure continued compliance of the security programme and its implementation with regards to quality control and security culture
  • To identify and apply a multi-agency threat and risk management process within the aviation sector, including the management of change
  • To improve how you utilize your personnel, equipment and budget for the implementation of security measures in accordance with civil aviation regulations
  • To manage and evaluate incident response processes for dealing with aviation security incidents and emergencies

Who should take this course

Personnel working directly in AvSec, Security Management, SeMS and/or Airport Security

  • (Security) managers with strategic responsibility for airport and airline operations
  • Airport and airline managers with an AvSec responsibility
  • Passenger and cargo operators
  • Civil Aviation Authorities and appropriate government bodies
  • Police and border control


Preferable a few years of experience in an aviation environment or aviation security.

Participants are kindly requested to bring a laptop to the course to access course material which will only be provided in electronic format.


5 days - each day will commence at 09:00 and finish at 17:00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
22 - 26 April 2024 Available
18 - 20 September 2024 Available
€ 2800.00