Security Management Systems - SeMS (Classroom, 5 days)

Some of these topics are also explored in the following virtual classroom course:

Did you know that in the past 5 years, 677 participants from 88 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About

Learn the essentials of IATA’s SeMS initiative and how it can make your organization IOSA compliant. This course provides a structured approach to security process implementation in accordance with IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) requirements. In daily classroom exercises, begin building a performance-based SeMS that produces measurable and auditable results.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

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Course code: TSCS-18

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Entry-level and 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.

Next class

Security Management Systems - SeMS (Classroom, 5 days)

Netherlands, Amsterdam (IATA)
4 - 8 April, 2022
Register before 02 Jan, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 14 Mar
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148457 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Amsterdam Training Center information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  16:00-17:30 & 18:30-20:00 Beijing/Singapore
  12:00-13:30 & 14:30-16:00 Dubai
  9:00-10:30 & 11:30-13:00 Geneva/Paris
  8:00-9:30 & 10:30-12:00 UTC

6 additional classes are scheduled

Security Management Systems - SeMS (Classroom, 5 days)

Canada, Montreal (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
6 - 10 June, 2022
Register before 06 Mar, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 16 May
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148386 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Please check if you are eligible to travel to Canada before you complete your registration.


Accett

The IATA Training Center in Montreal is ACCET Accredited


Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travelers with a valid visa. Do you need an eTA? Apply for your eTA (a CAD 7 fee applies).

Please note that travelers or if you are booking for someone else, are responsible to request their visas through varying designated channels (consulates and/ or third party companies) in due time.

A regional course fee (15% discount) is applied to course participants residing in Canada who attend classes at the Montreal Training Center. To claim the discount, enter YMQ-LOCAL in the promotional code field during your registration. The discount will be deducted automatically from the course price.

These regional discounts will be applied in addition to any qualifying early bird promotion.

As per the detailed procedure on our tax page, non-Canadian residents do not pay sales taxes if they advise us prior to their purchase.

Montreal Training Center information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
12:00-14:00 & 15:00-17:00 Beijing/Singapore
8:00-10:00 & 11:00-13:00 Dubai
5:00-7:00 & 8:00-10:00 Geneva/Paris
4:00-6:00 & 7:00-9:00 UTC

Security Management Systems - SeMS (Classroom, 5 days)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
22 - 26 August, 2022
Register before 22 May, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 01 Aug
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148749 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Security Management Systems - SeMS (Classroom, 5 days)

Hong Kong SAR, China (IATA)
19 - 23 September, 2022
Register before 19 Jun, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 29 Aug
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148294 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Security Management Systems - SeMS (Classroom, 5 days)

Italy, Milan (PRO-HST)
24 - 28 October, 2022
Register before 24 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 03 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148251 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Security Management Systems - SeMS (Classroom, 5 days)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
14 - 18 November, 2022
Register before 14 Aug, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 24 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148594 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Accett

The IATA Training Center in Miami is ACCET Accredited


A regional course discount (up to 10% discount) is available for classroom courses at IATA Training Centers in the Americas (excluding Canada).

To claim the discount, enter 'LatAmTraining' in the promotional code field during your registration. The discount will be deducted automatically from the course price. This discount will be applied in addition to any qualifying early bird promotion.

Miami Training Center Information

Security Management Systems - SeMS (Classroom, 5 days)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
12 - 16 December, 2022
Register before 11 Sep, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 21 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148909 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the structure and components of the SeMS
  • Plan an organizational structure in terms of security responsibilities
  • Integrate SeMS procedures into your operations
  • Build awareness and a security-oriented culture throughout your organization

Course content

  • SeMS
    • Management systems overview
    • IATA's SeMS initiative
    • Core elements of SeMS
  • Management
    • Building a security structure within your organization
    • Contingency planning
    • Security threat assessment
    • Risk management
    • Human factors
  • Quality
    • Quality control
    • Quality assurance of SeMS
    • IOSA compliancy

Other Related Resources

View the latest significant changes of the IATA Security Management Systems Manual (SeMS)

Who should attend

This course is recommended for all staff with Avsec responsibilities, including:

  • Experienced screening staff
  • Civil aviation authority representatives
  • Airline Managers
  • Airport Managers
  • Law enforcement and other government personnel

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.

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