Certificate in Airport Security


10 hours

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This course is in the final stages of development and due for release in March 2018.

The good news is that you can pre-register now and receive a 10% discount by using the promotion code SEC1802 

The ACI Certificate in Airport Security provides participants with an understanding of the role of the airport in aviation security. Through exploring key security concepts and best practices, this course also supports participants to identify mitigation measures that are appropriate to their own airport’s threat environment. 


On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Have a deeper understanding of the current security measures and technologies employed at airports globally
  • Understand legislation and recommended practices relevant to airport security
  • Recognise best practice for airport and airline security programmes and security committees
  • Select methods of risk assessment and mitigation that are most appropriate for their airport environment
  • Understand how to promote and maintain a positive security culture across their airport
  • Understand the requirements and options for security training
  • Recognise the advantages and limitations of a range of alternative security measures and emerging technologies
  • Understand the requirements for effective quality control and management systems
  • Analyze the appropriateness of different methods for conducting security audits and inspections
  • Understand best practice for responding to security incidents


Who should enrol?

  • Airport Security Managers
  • Airport Security Committee Members
  • Airport managers, supervisors or personnel with security responsibilities
  • Anyone interested in a career in airport security
  • Suppliers and service providers with security responsibilities at an airport (e.g. airport security providers, ground handlers etc.)

Course Structure

The ACI Certificate in Airport Security consists of the following nine modules:

1. Introduction to Aviation Security
2. Basic Security Measures
3. The Structure of Aviation Security
4. Understanding Threat and Risk Assessment
5. Security Technologies and their Capabilities
6. Human Factors, Safety Culture, Training
7. Additional Screening Techniques
8. Quality Assurance and Quality Management
9. Security Incident and Response


This training course includes an integrated online learning review.  Candidates must successfully complete the learning review to receive a Certificate of Completion.