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Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.)

The A.A.E. designation commands respect as the gold standard among airport executives. Since 1954, AAAE has been committed to the advancement of aviation professionals by granting the A.A.E. designation to those who have demonstrated their ability to handle the responsibilities of airport management. Components of this program are offered as Offered as Self-Study, Live Virtual Training, On Demand and Live Classroom Training.

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Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.)

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Airfield Lighting Maintenance

This program is designed to provide detailed electrical theory and proven maintenance techniques, while educating and challenging airport personnel with airfield lighting maintenance responsibilities, to improve the reliability of airport lighting and visual aid systems that are vital to aircraft safety on the airport surfaces. Offered as Self-Study and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Airfield Lighting Maintenance

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Airfield Operations

The Operations program is a Part 139-based curriculum designed to educate and challenge airport personnel with airfield operations responsibilities or anyone interested in a related career. Offered as Self-Study, Live Virtual Training, On Demand and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Airfield Operations

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Airport Finance

ACE Finance is the first comprehensive program designed for airport personnel responsible for the financial operations at commercial service and general aviation airports. Airport Finance professionals will gain a better grasp on the airport system, the intricacies of airport management and operations and the relationship to the fiscal environment to help them strategically plan, budget and allocate funds. Offered as Self-Study and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Airport Finance

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Airport Security

This is an extensive curriculum based on 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) – 1500 series: TSA Regulations and ICAO Annex 17. The program not only meets TSA 1542.3 requirements for Airport Security Coordinators (ASC) and alternate ASC’s, but also builds upon the existing working security knowledge of aviation professionals. Offered as Self-Study, Live Virtual Training, On Demand and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Airport Security

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Communications Center Operations

NEW Modules Now Available. An all-encompassing curriculum is tailored to address the unique operational techniques, challenges and responsibilities of the airport communication center dispatcher. It is based on a variety of techniques and recommendations from U.S. government agencies and leading industry communication organizations. Offered as Self-Study, Live Virtual Training, On Demand and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Communications Center Operations

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Law Enforcement Officer (LEO)

ACE LEO is distinguished by its focus on response protocols and real-world applications, and 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. Offered as Self-Study and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Law Enforcement Officer (LEO)

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) - Trusted Agent

Designed to establish a general knowledge base for airport professionals working in the airport Credentialing Office, this program focuses on understanding the complexities that are 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 Directives. Offered as Self-Study and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Trusted Agent

Airport Fire Officer (A.F.O.)

This program is designed for existing and aspiring leaders in the ARFF profession. Learn about the structure of ARFF organizations, their standards and regulations, and the fiduciary responsibilities involved in leading an ARFF organization by earning your A.F.O. The program prerequisites ensure that a candidate has obtained and mastered the necessary baseline as an A.M.F. Components of this program are offered as Self-Study and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Fire Officer (A.F.O.)

Airport Master Firefighter (A.M.F.)

Designed for Aircraft Rescue Firefighters who wish to learn more about the rules, regulations, and best management practices to carry out the responsibilities to manage an airport fire department and also has a basic understanding of airport administration and management. Offered as Self-Study, Virtual Training, On Demand and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Master Firefighter (A.M.F.)

Certified Member (C.M.) Program

Becoming a Certified Member (C.M.) is a great way to show employers your dedication to your airport career. The program is open to AAAE and IAAE members. Certified Member is a useful credential when seeking knowledge, upward mobility or employment within the airport management profession and for consultants who interact with airport professionals. Offered as Self-Study, Virtual Training, On Demand and Live Classroom Training.

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Certified Member (C.M.) Program