Aviation Security Train the Trainer (LIVE virtual classroom)

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Did you know that in the past 4 years, 237 participants from 41 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

5-day (25 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course

IATA Aviation Security Train the Trainer aviation training course

Enhance your skills as a trainer with the latest teaching methods in aviation security. This hands-on course focuses on both training and security. In training, it helps you to identify and address your needs as an instructor by testing and developing your classroom skills. With the help of performance objectives, learn how to design lesson plans and instructional aids. Gain practical experience by preparing and presenting three short lessons during class. As a security instructor, it is vital to be up to date with the latest threats facing civil aviation. Develop teaching objectives specific to aviation security by reviewing past and current threats, assessing levels of threat, and understanding the function of regulatory regimes in aviation security.

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Course Code: TSCS-06-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 25 hours to complete and be held over 5 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 salesperson 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’.

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Prepare instructional objectives and lesson plans specific to aviation security
  • Develop test items to measure performance in a knowledge-based lesson
  • Apply the needs assessment process to your security training
  • Analyze past events and current trends in aviation security

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Instructional design
  • Curriculum design and Systems Approach to Training (SAT)
  • Effective communication and public speaking
  • Knowledge and skills-based lessons
  • Preparing lesson plans and instructional aids
  • Presentation skills
  • Current threats to civil aviation, unlawful interference, and countermeasures
  • International and national legislation in relation to aviation security
  • ICAO and IATA security manuals, the Chicago Convention and the latest updates of Annex 17
  • Active learning techniques

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Future security training officers
  • Security inspectors
  • Training specialists
  • Line security trainers

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.

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

Aviation Security Management Diploma

Learn how to apply security measures in response to dynamic security demands.

  • English
  • Español
  • Français
  • Italiano

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