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Aviation Security Train the Trainer (Classroom, 5 days)

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Did you know that in the past 3 years, 224 participants from 38 countries have taken this course with IATA?


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 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.

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

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.


  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Management and Intermediate
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.

Next class

Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2020 - Italy, Milan (PRO-HST)
6 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

On completion of 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

  • Developing a course
    • Instructional design
    • Job-related instruction
    • Curriculum design and Systems Approach to Training (SAT)
    • Needs assessment and task analysis
    • Planning instructional objectives
    • Preparing lesson plans and instructional aids
  • Delivering a course
    • Presentation skills
    • Effective communication and public speaking
    • Active learning techniques
    • Tips for effective technical training
    • Skills-based learning in technical training
  • Teaching aviation security
    • 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
  • Closing a course
    • Feedback and assessment
    • Measuring and evaluating performance

Download the course outline


  • Each participant will prepare two lesson plans and deliver both a knowledge and skills-based lesson to the class.
  • Participants will also deliver a final oral presentation and sit an exam.

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Future security training officers
  • Security instructors
  • 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:

Additional information

About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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