Airline Security Operations – 5 Days


This comprehensive course will cover a wide range of topics. Participants will gain a deep understanding of the global aviation security landscape, including the evolving challenges and emerging best practices. Whether you are a security professional, airline staff, or someone seeking to enhance their knowledge in this vital field, this course is your gateway to a safer and more secure aviation industry. Join us on this educational journey, and together, we will strengthen the foundation of airline security operations.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

Day 1


1. Official course opening
2. Explain the course aims, structure, and methodology
3. Participate in the ‘Getting to Know Each Other’ exercise.
4. The Multi-Layered Approach
5. Building Blocks
6. Security Management Systems
7. Introduction to Management Exercise
8. Management Exercise Preparation

Day 2

1. Management Exercise Preparation
2. Introduction to Risk Management
3. The Threat to Global Civil Aviation
4. The Threats We Face (Video + Discussion)
5. Management Exercise Preparation

Day 3

1. Management Exercise Preparation
2. Compliance
3. Aircraft Security Exercise
4. Inadmissible Passengers & Deportees
5. Unruly & Disruptive Passengers
6. Management Exercise Preparation

Day 4

1. Crisis Management
2. Passenger, Hold and Cabin Baggage The Challenges
3. Security of Cargo, Catering, and Stores the Challenges
4. Exam
5. Management Exercise Preparation

Day 5

1. Management Exercise Presentation
2. Course Evaluation and Review
3. Course Closing

Target Groups

The target population will be new and existing personnel who have completed the basic level for airline security managers employed by the airline or organization primarily responsible for the application of airline security preventative measures at airports and from other aviation-related agencies engaged in support activities.


Trainees should satisfy the following criteria:

a) Have satisfactorily completed secondary school or equivalent education; and
b) Have written and oral command of the language of instruction.

Learning Objectives

The course has been designed to enable selected security personnel to:

Work in and move about an airport safely;

b) Communicate and cooperate with other airport agencies;

c) Communicate and cooperate with International Organisations

d) Recognise airport vulnerable areas, facilities, and aircraft;

e) Recognize weapons and explosive/incendiary devices;

f) Design and Introduce security preventative measures;

g) Contingency Planning

h) Respond to airport/airline emergency situations;

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“I found satisfying answers to all my questions.”
“The instructor demonstrated very deep knowledge of the subject.”
“The length of the course fit my needs and expectations.”
“The content was really effective, I gained a lot of new knowledge.”
“The practical examples were perfectly delivered.”


5 Days – Each training day will commence at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

To register for this training, please email or Call +359 28210806

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