Training & Certification

Risk & Safety Management

Active Shooter

In this Active Shooter training, we are going to review the uniqueness of airports, maintaining situational awareness, reacting to a threat,escape tactics, what to do if you are unable to escape, taking action and what to expect from the police response. Offered as On Demand and Live Classroom Training.

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Active Shooter

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Safety Management Systems (SMS)

This program is specifically designed for airport leadership and safety management personnel that work at the airport to improve airport safety and is based on upcoming FAA regulations regarding Safety Management. Offered as Self-Study, Live Virtual Training, On Demand and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Safety Management Systems (SMS)

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - SMS Virtual Training

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) SMS is the most complete industry certification program designed to prepare participants for understanding Safety Management Systems as well as designing, planning, implementing, and maturing safety at an airport. The course material draws on decades of experience implementing SMS in a variety of industries and applies that experience to the unique world of airport operations. The ACE SMS certification is a thorough introduction to safety theory, and learners participate in a variety of hand-on practice to leave the course with an understanding not only of why SMS works, but how to apply that knowledge in a practical way. This course is best suited to practicing or aspiring safety professionals as well as to leaders who will have frequent interface with SMS processes. Join us for a five-session series live. If you cannot attend some or all sessions, you will receive the session recordings you can view for 90 days after the series concludes. Offered as Live Virtual Training.

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Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - SMS Virtual Training

Airport Emergency Plan

This two-day OnSite course covers the requirements of airport operators as explained in Advisory Circular (AC) 150/5200-31C, Industry best practices and ACRP 05-01 "An Airport Guide for Regional Emergency Planning for CBRNE Events," with a focus on integrating with the National Incident Management System (NIMS). AC 150/5200-13C was recently updated to reflect the airport's critical role in response to community disasters.

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Airport Emergency Plan

Airport Emergency Plan Virtual Training

In this short course we will provide participants with hands-on knowledge of how to mitigate the inevitable disruptions, planned and unplanned events can have on your airport operations. We will review past disruptive events and participants will have the opportunity to engage in a tabletop exercise to test their level of understanding and see how other airports work. It is worth 6 hours of your time to avoid days if not months of unfavorable scrutiny. Offered as Live Classroom, Live Virtual and On Demand Training.

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Airport Emergency Plan Virtual Training

Airport Terrorism Preparedness and Response

This course is designed for airport employees that may have security or emergency response responsibilities - whether major or minor, administrative or field - to provide them with an overview of the threats to the aviation environment and how to respond. The course covers current threats to the aviation environment, international and domestic terrorism, the psychology and ideology of terrorism, pre-incident indicators, active shooter events, and bomb threats and suicide/homicide bombers. Students will be introduced to the emergency response plan and will participate in emergency response scenarios to test their knowledge of how to respond to a variety of emergency situations through mini table-top exercises. Offered as Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Terrorism Preparedness and Response

Basic Airport Safety and Operations Specialist (ASOS) School

If you oversee the operations of airports and military airfields, then this virtual training is for you! Get a solid overview of 14 CFR Part 139 requirements and better understand the federal guidelines that affect the way your airport complies with regulations. The Basic ASOS sessions are designed for individuals who are relatively new to airport operations, or have not attended a Basic ASOS before and are currently working in airport management, planning or operations. Join us for a five-session series live. If you cannot attend some or all sessions, you will receive the session recordings and can view them for 90 days after the series concludes! Offered as Live Virtual and On Demand Training.

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Basic Airport Safety and Operations Specialist (ASOS) School

Digicast

For more than a decade, the Digicast video training system has been providing thousands of airport employees with on-demand video training on every aspect needed to run an airport: operations, maintenance, security, customer service, human resources, Part 139 required training and more. Digicast programming is accessible online via any Web-enabled device. In addition to first-class training, Digicast also provides informative, thought-provoking content and insight, including exclusive content like Airport Magazine Roundtables. Offered as On Demand Training.

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Digicast

Ground Operator Safety Training

The Ground Operator Safety Training was developed specifically to provide supervisors and operations managers a better understanding of FAR Part 139 and airport safety. This program mixes presentations with interactive case studies that will help the student apply the knowledge they currently possess, plus what they learn in the classroom. This course provides students with a better understanding of the airport operation and ensuring the terminal, ramp, and other secured areas are run safely and efficiently. Offered as Live Classroom Training.

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Ground Operator Safety Training

Human Trafficking for Airport Professionals

This one-day On-Site training is focused on teaching employees in the airport/airline industry how to spot and report human trafficking victims. Key elements of the training course include; a background and overview on human trafficking; how to recognize human trafficking indicators; protocol for reporting “tips” to law enforcement; and resources for support. Trainers include airline professionals and actual survivors of human trafficking, which makes this training to have a powerful impact. Offered as Live Classroom Training.

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Human Trafficking for Airport Professionals

Insider Threat

This new training course for airports, developed in collaboration with the TSA and produced by AAAE, teaches aviation workers the signs of an insider threat and how to respond. It's available on AAAE’s Digicast, IET-LS, and/or through a direct license. Learn more about the course below and how to access this training.

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Insider Threat

Interactive Employee Training

AAAE’s Interactive Employee Training and Learning Suite (IET-LS) provides engaging, high quality training content to airports and aviation firms. Courses may be hosted through our web-based Learning Suite to track and report training results or content may be produced for an organization’s existing LMS. Offered as On Demand Training.

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Interactive Employee Training

International Aerodrome Certified Employee

The 7.5-hour IACE online training focuses on the requirements for Aerodrome Operations, the Standards and Recommended Practices under ICAO Annex 14 with an emphasis on key operations and safety issues. Offered as On Demand Training.

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International Aerodrome Certified Employee

Psychological Preparedness

Ensure your employees know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of incident-related stress, even well after the event has been resolved. Critical to this course is a discussion of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), its manifestation, symptoms, diagnosis, duration and treatment. Offered as Live Virtual Training, On Demand and Live Classroom Training.

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Psychological Preparedness

Sensitive Security Information (SSI) Training

This course will help you understand what SSI really is, who is a covered person, who has a “need to know,” how to properly handle SSI and best practices from airports around the U.S. The course consists of a 30 minute video followed by 10 multiple choice questions. Answer all the questions correctly, and you pass. Offered as On Demand Training.

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Sensitive Security Information (SSI) Training