Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

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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.

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

  • 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)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
22 - 26 August, 2022
Register before 01 Aug, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 01 Aug
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148749
English
USD 2,070
USD 2,690
Regular
USD 3,000

5 additional classes are scheduled

Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

Hong Kong SAR, China (IATA)
19 - 23 September, 2022
Register before 29 Aug, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 29 Aug
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148294
English
USD 2,070
USD 2,690
Regular
USD 3,000

Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

Italy, Milan (PRO-HST)
24 - 28 October, 2022
Register before 24 Jul, 2022 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 03 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148251
English
USD 1,736
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
7 - 11 November, 2022
Register before 07 Aug, 2022 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 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148685
English
USD 1,736
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

Geneva Training Center information

SeMS is a terminology that is widely recognized but not universally understood. IATA is looking to address this by exploring through a leader’s summit on SeMS and create a harmonized SeMS Certification scheme. This SeMS course on 7-11 November 2022, will be uniquely combined activity with the event.

SeMS Leaders’ Summit / Security Week where the IATA SeMS Certification project team together with the IATA Security Leadership & Strategy group will gather and enable the course participants to take part in discussions, presentations and debates. The activity will be integrated within the course curriculum during this week. For more information please visit the event page: SeMS Leaders’ Summit / Security Week

Security Management Systems - SeMS (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
14 - 18 November, 2022
Register before 14 Aug, 2022 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 24 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148594
English
USD 1,736
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)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
12 - 16 December, 2022
Register before 11 Sep, 2022 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 21 Nov
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148909
English
USD 1,736
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

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.

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

Airline Operations Diploma

Learn the skills to manage airline operations, ground operations, and to implement emergency response programs.

  • English
  • Español

Supply Chain Security Management Diploma

Develop your credentials as a cargo security specialist with this specialized program. With subject matter direct from the organizations that set the standards for the industry, you will build a skill set you can use throughout the dynamic air cargo sector.

  • English
  • Français
  • Español

Aviation Security Management Diploma

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

  • English
  • Español
  • Français
  • Italiano

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