Aviation Security Awareness (partner-taught or self-study)


Did you know that in the past 5 years, 67 participants from 11 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

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.

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Course code: TSCS-13

Course format

  • This is a self-study course, which will take you approximately 40 hours to complete, depending on your previous knowledge and experience.
  • The course materials are provided in e-book or printed format. Please choose the format when you register.
  • You will have 12 months to complete the course and exam (enrollment validity), which starts from the date you purchase the course.
  • Performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

Please note: Once you have completed the exam you will no longer have access to the course material, and after the 12-month enrollment validity expires you will no longer have access to the course content, nor will you be able to take the exam.

Recommended level

The recommended level for this course is Entry-level and Intermediate.

Study with the help of an Instructor

If you would prefer to study this course with the help of a local trainer, enrol at an IATA Authorized Training Center near you.

Registration information

  • Please refer to our shipping fees and applicable taxes.
  • When you click to purchase the course, you will be directed to login to your Training Account through our Customer Portal. If you have previously taken a course with IATA, please have your login details ready, if not, you will be prompted to create an account.

Important: Please note that if you are purchasing courses for more than one person, a Training Account must be created for each individual. Registration and payment must be made through each individual Training Account. You may pay for multiple individuals by using one credit card or bank transfer in each individual’s users Account. If you pay by bank transfer, please attach a copy of the bank transfer issued by the sender’s bank to each individual order. If you are a company wishing to purchase courses for 10 or more employees, please Contact our Customer Service representatives for more information on how to register multiple users.

Registration

USD 325 (e-book) / USD 350 (printed)
Regular
USD 375 (e-book) / USD 400 (printed)
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What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Relate your role as a future security professional in the overall aviation security framework
  • Discuss the types of threats to consider in a security risk assessment
  • Recognize the steps for enforcing security in your work areas
  • Explain the role of human factors in maintaining security

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • 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

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. Your certificate will be available to download from your Training Account.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Partner-taught / Self-study exams.

  • Method: Unsupervised online exam. The exam can be taken any time at your convenience .
  • Format: 60 multiple-choice questions. Closed course book exam.
  • Time allowance: 2.5 hours
  • Passing grade: 80% correct answers
  • Distinction grade: 90% correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

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

Aviation Security Screening Diploma

This diploma prepares trainees to work in access control, x-ray screening and checkpoint supervisory roles.

  • English
  • 中文
  • Français
  • Italiano

Airport Operations Foundation Diploma (self-study)

This Diploma is designed to address the audience of prospective Airport and Ground Operations professionals. The variety of available courses gives the opportunity to identify the key areas required to be able to perform task safely and efficiently.

  • English
  • 中文

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