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Air Crew Security Train the Trainer (Classroom, 5 days)

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Learn how to deliver security training to your air crew and ground personnel with this interactive train the trainer program.

It is vital that cabin crew know how to react swiftly to an in-flight emergency. This course combines practical exercises with supporting methodology to help you build interactive and effective security training. With the help of an actor, participate in simulations and live situational exercises to see first-hand how they can improve staff response to in-flight threats.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Professional & Management
Prerequisites: None

Next class

There are currently no scheduled classes. Check back later for updates or contact us to arrange a class in your company.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will know how to:

  • Develop simulations, situational exercises and other interactive methods to use in your training courses
  • Equip air crew with tools to respond to in-flight incidents
  • Learn current in-flight security procedures and how to teach them

Course content

Training methodologies

  • Implementing new methodologies in the security classroom
  • Using live simulation to demonstrate security threats

In-flight threats and responses

  • Aggressive passengers and restraint techniques
  • Acting and reacting in hijacking situations

Current security threats in aviation

  • Aircraft security and protection
  • Weapons and explosives recognition

Threats versus risks

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Activities include:

  • Live threat simulations with the participation of a trained actor
  • Team discussions and feedback sessions
  • Situational exercises
  • Final exam

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Security managers and supervisors
  • Training managers
  • Security instructors

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

Additional information

About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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