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About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

IATA Security Management Systems - SeMS aviation training course

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, you will begin building a performance-based SeMS that produces measurable and auditable results.

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Course Code: TSCS-18

Course format

Prerequisites

  • 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

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

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Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
8 - 12 April, 2024
Register before Mar 18, 2024 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 18 Mar
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All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 201438
English
USD 2,240
USD 2,910
Regular
USD 3,245

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Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

Canada, Montreal (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
27 - 31 May, 2024
Register before May 06, 2024 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 06 May
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Class no: 200628
English
USD 2,240
USD 2,910
Regular
USD 3,245

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Accett

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Visas
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.

Discounts
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.

Taxes
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.

Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

France, Paris (EXT-IATA)
3 - 7 June, 2024
Register before Mar 03, 2024 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 13 May
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Class no: 202038
English
USD 1,872
USD 2,408
Regular
USD 2,676

Find out more about our IATA Training Center in Paris hosted at WOJO, including details about the Training Center, a map to help you find it, and a schedule of all the upcoming courses being held in Paris.

Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

Belgium, Brussels (IATA)
8 - 12 July, 2024
Register before Apr 08, 2024 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 17 Jun
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Class no: 200596
English
USD 1,872
USD 2,408
Regular
USD 2,676

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Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

Chinese Taipei, Taipei (TAFLA-IATA)
29 July - 2 August, 2024
Register before Apr 29, 2024 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 07 Jul
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Class no: 203394
English
USD 1,872
USD 2,408
Regular
USD 2,676

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Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
19 - 23 August, 2024
Register before May 19, 2024 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 29 Jul
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All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 201439
English
USD 1,872
USD 2,408
Regular
USD 2,676

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Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

Netherlands, Amsterdam (IATA)
2 - 6 September, 2024
Register before Mar 02, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 12 Aug
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Class no: 200710
English
USD 1,755
USD 2,258
Regular
USD 2,509

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Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

Hong Kong SAR, China (IATA)
14 - 18 October, 2024
Register before Apr 14, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 23 Sep
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Class no: 200551
English
USD 1,755
USD 2,258
Regular
USD 2,509

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For Hong Kong residents in full-time employment in the aviation sector
IATA is constantly striving to make aviation training as accessible as possible, and so we have collaborated with the Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme (ProTERS), which offers refunds for approved courses/exams taken from July 2023 to June 2026. Successful applicants can receive an 80% refund, up to a maximum of HK$30,000 or the course/exam cost, whichever is lower. Find out more

Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
21 - 25 October, 2024
Register before Apr 21, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 30 Sep
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Class no: 200950
English
USD 1,755
USD 2,258
Regular
USD 2,509

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Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
11 - 15 November, 2024
Register before May 11, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 21 Oct
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Class no: 200835
English
USD 1,755
USD 2,258
Regular
USD 2,509

Find out more about our IATA Training Center in London hosted by Imperando, including details about the Training Center, a map to help you find it, and a schedule of all the upcoming courses being held in London.

Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
9 - 13 December, 2024
Register before Jun 09, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 18 Nov
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 201832
English
USD 1,755
USD 2,258
Regular
USD 2,509

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What you will learn

Upon completing 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 security-oriented culture throughout your organization

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • 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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