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New - Check out the list of training courses AAAE can deliver live to your airport in person or online.

Bring consistency and cost-effectiveness to your training by bringing OnSite training to your airport.


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Benefits of OnSite Training

  • Convenient, Consistent and Cost-Effective – Train many employees with the same message, at the same time, without the cost of travel.
  • Personalized – Can be adapted to your airport’s specific requirements.
  • Up-to-date  – AAAE’s connections with security policymakers ensure our training is taking into account the latest security rules and regulations.
  • Experienced trainers – Taught by respected, experienced aviation management professionals.
  • External Trainers - Outside trainers give credibility to the training and allow employees to be more open with questions than they might be with internal staff.
  • College Credit – Employees working toward a college degree may earn credits.

Results

Airports who have used AAAE's OnSite Training have seen significant results, including:
  • Increase in staff productivity
  • Reduction of errors
  • Improved morale

Course Offerings

AAAE offers a wide variety of courses for all levels of airport employees. Click on the images below to learn more or view the On-Site Course options here.

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Training Calendar

Can't find the training you're looking for? Visit the full calendar of AAAE meetings

Upcoming

January 27, 2022
Virtual
1 - 5 p.m. ET
Human Trafficking for Airport Professionals educates those working in the airport environment on how to identify, respond, and intervene in suspected instances of human trafficking. In this training you will learn how to define human trafficking and how it presents itself domestically in the United States, specifically in an airport environment, identify red flags, manage immediate needs for potential victims, understand what resources are available to you, and most importantly - Understand the importance of reporting and address concerns regarding liability (“what if I am wrong” mentality).
February 16-17, 2022
Virtual
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily
Designed to establish a general knowledge base for airport professionals working in the airport Credentialing Office. The curriculum provides important history that helps a Trusted Agent better understand the security platform from which they now are required to work. The course focuses on understanding the complexities that have been continuously added to the requirements for vetting, issuing, tracking and auditing airport credentials and is based on Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations– 1542 series, and TSA Security Directives.
February 24, 2022
Virtual
2 - 3:30 p.m. ET
As robust as air transportation is, the airport is also a fragile ecosystem that can be halted at a moment's notice due to a variety of events including a global pandemic like COVID-19, threats, accidents or emergencies. As such, aviation workers at all levels must prepare mentally in advance of a situation that may have a traumatic and long-term adverse effect on them and others.
March 7-10, 2022
Virtual
10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Daily
ACE Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) is distinguished by its focuses on response protocols and real-world applications, and not just regulatory authority. Response is the key driver for the curriculum. ACE LEO provides training in a uniformed and concise manner to law enforcement and security personnel to competently and confidently do their jobs as well as meet the requirements of 49 CFR 1542.217.
March 11, 2022
Virtual
1 - 5 p.m. ET
Human Trafficking for Airport Law Enforcement Officers and Security Professionals educates those professionals working in the airport environment on how to identify, respond, and intervene in suspected instances of human trafficking. This course will equip LEO and security personnel with tools and resources they need to better understand human trafficking and be responsive to suspected cases, specific to their function at the airport.
May 9-12, 2022
Virtual
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily
This interactive course is an extensive review of the ACE Operations study materials, based on Part 139 requirements that cover universally applicable airfield information, as well as operational regulations and procedures specific to the airfield. The course is designed to educate and challenge airport personnel with airfield operations responsibilities, or anyone interested in a related career.
July 17-22, 2022
In Person
Denver, CO
The AAAE/SC Chapter AAAE Loretta Scott, A.A.E. Accreditation/Certification Academy provides an intensive review of the Body of Knowledge modules, and an opportunity to complete the multiple-choice exam at the end of the course.
October 8, 2022
In Person
Orlando, FL
All A.A.E. candidates are encouraged to participate in this workshop that provides the knowledge needed to successfully prepare for completing the program and final interview.

On Demand

On Demand
Virtual
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Prepare to successfully pass the multiple-choice exam and the final interview to earn your C.M. or Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) designation by attending this dynamic virtual training.
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Virtual
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Cover a variety of techniques and recommendations that address the unique operational challenges and responsibilities of the airport communication center dispatcher.
On Demand
Virtual
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COVID-19 vaccines have started distribution, and normalcy is on the horizon. With that, however, comes a return to the risks of normal passenger traffic. Be prepared with this 2-day overview of emergency response, disaster preparedness and crisis management.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
This workshop provides an introduction to the commercial airport world giving attendees a grasp of the different missions and complexities of civilian airport operations. Another component is a discussion on how to approach the job market, including translating military experience into civilian language on a resume, so HR reps will recognize that candidates have the requisite skills for the job.
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Better understand how airports are financed and how the finance function of the airport performs the services that they provide. We'll cover the sources of revenue, how the budgeting process works and what to you need to know about audits.
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Virtual
On Demand
This two-part series provides an overview of the performance requirements for airport lighting fixtures and the function they perform.