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Aviation Security Awareness

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Security is a concern for everyone in the industry, affecting virtually all areas of operation. Whether you work with passengers, cargo or at a security checkpoint, you have a role in keeping the industry safe.

This course introduces you to the security measures and regulations you need to know to work responsibly in the industry. It also provides examples of practices you can apply in your workplace to identify and prevent potential security threats.

Course format: This course is available in print and ebook format. The material requires around 40 hours of study plus 1.5 hours for a final exam.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, you will understand:

  • Your role as a future security professional in the overall aviation security framework
  • The types of threats to consider in a security risk assessment
  • Steps for enforcing security in your work areas
  • The role of human factors in maintaining security

Key topics

  • Current threats to the aviation industry
  • Aviation security regulations and the international organizations behind them
  • Airport access control for people and vehicles
  • Passenger, baggage, cargo, mail and catering security basics
  • Common airport and in-flight security measures for responding to threats

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Entry-level security staff
  • Industry personnel working with passengers or cargo

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate is awarded to participants successfully passing the final exam.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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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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