Aviation Security Management - Advanced (LIVE virtual classroom)



You can also take this course in-person, in a classroom: Take a look at the CLASSROOM schedule

Did you know that in the past 3 years, 195 participants from 43 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

4-day (20 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course

IATA Aviation Security Management - Advanced aviation training course

The role of a security manager is vital in keeping aviation security (Avsec) measures relevant and in ensuring a proactive approach to security within the organization. This course helps you overcome both internal and external Avsec challenges. Evaluate in-house and outsourced Avsec options and learn how to select the right Avsec contractors for your organization. With the help of practical exercises, improve your contract management skills by learning how to select vendors and create request for proposal (RFP). Gain the skills you need to implement countermeasures that increase airport security, and simultaneously improve business by blending facilitation with security.

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Course Code: TSCV-01-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 20 hours to complete and be held over 4 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 150 minutes.
  • The live sessions will require your participation, with multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.

Technical requirements

Please verify your hardware, software and network to support your upcoming course with IATA Training.


  • Recommended level is Intermediate.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the B2B Training Specialist in your region.

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

Next class

Aviation Security Management - Advanced (LIVE virtual classroom)

Türkiye, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
17 - 20 July, 2023
Please register by 25 Jun
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 181669
USD 1,425
USD 1,835
USD 2,040

This class is offered in cooperation with Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy (TKAA).
A regional price applies to residents of Türkiye. Please refer to TKAA for the final price.


For information regarding registration and course payment please contact:

Register on the TAA website

Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy (TKAA)
Ataturk Airport; Gate B 34149 Yesilkoy

1 additional classes are scheduled

Aviation Security Management - Advanced (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
24 - 27 July, 2023
Register before Jul 03, 2023 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 10 Jul
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172809
USD 1,325
USD 1,735
USD 1,940

2 daily LIVE sessions:
10:00-12:30 & 14:00-16:30 Geneva/Paris
16:00-18:30 & 20:00-22:30 Beijing/Singapore
12:00-14:30 & 16:00-18:30 Dubai
8:00-10:30 & 12:00-14:30 UTC
Please note that these timings may be subject to change.

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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Combine security with customer service
  • Select Avsec contractors and create RFPs
  • Manage human factors in aviation security
  • Implement quality control measures to improve security
  • Conduct vulnerability assessment of your organization
  • Evaluate screening points and procedures for passenger and cargo

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Implementing international and national security legislation (EU, TSA)
  • Applying Annex 17, ICAO and IATA security manuals
  • Contract management and Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • In-house versus outsourced aviation security
  • Controlling the flow of passenger and baggage
  • Evaluating facilitation and Security Management Systems (SeMS)
  • Ensuring the security of cargo, catering and stores
  • Vulnerability assessments of airport facilities
  • Guaranteeing asset protection
  • Preventing fraud ad smuggling
  • Responding to major security emergencies

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Managers from airports, airlines or civil aviation authorities
  • Police and border control authorities
  • Transport administration representatives

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 participant obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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