Airport Security Coordinator Certification

Who Should Complete the AAAE ASC Online Certification:

  • Airport Security Coordinator (training required by TSA) 
  • Alternate ASC's 
  • Airport Operations personnel with security responsibilities 
  • Airport Police responsible for compliance with the Airport Security Program 
  • Individuals looking to become ASCs 
Title 49 CFR Part 1542 requires that an Airport Security Coordinator and a designated alternate attend ASC training (TSR 1542.3). By taking the Airport Security Coordinator Online Certification, an ASC will learn the latest information available from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in addition to tools that can make an airport function safely and efficiently. Join us for a unique opportunity to get trained as an ASC in as little as 2 hours! This is an on-demand course, so just pay and get started! You have 30 days from the date of enrollment to complete the course and mini-exam.

Topics to be Covered:

  • Roles and Regulations 
  • Airport Security Program (ASC, ASP requirements and changes) 
  • Access Control and Credentialing 
  • Credentialing, LEO, Contingency and Incident Management requirements 
  • And more! 


Access will be granted by Credit Card only. Registration Fees: (in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. Bank) The registration fee includes course content, access to the interactive online certification course, glossary of terms, the final exam and the ASC course completion certificate (contingent on passing the final exam with a 70%, or greater).

Registration Fees

 AAAE Member*  $400
 Non-Member*  $500
 Re-take**  $100

*You have 30 days from the date of enrollment to complete the course and mini-exam.
**Should you fail to complete the ASC Online Course within 30 days, or fail the 10-question mini-exam within 3 attempts, you will be locked out of the ASC program and be required to pay $100 to retake the course. 

This Online Certification is worth three (3) credits in the AAAE Continuing Airport Management Education Unit (CEU) program.

Program Questions? 
Ilana Brodesky
Senior Manager, Business Development & Training 

* When registering online, please allow up to two hours before receiving the welcome email with log-in instructions.
* When submitting a registration form, please allow up to two business days for processing before receiving the welcome email with log-in instructions.

*Please note: The following browsers are not compatible for this course: 
       • Internet Explorer 10 and below 
       • Firefox 36 and below 
       • Chrome 50 and below 
       • Safari 6 and below
  If you’re using a browser version listed above, the courseware may perform poorly or not at all.

How can you become an ASC? Follow these steps:
  1. Navigate to the Registration page and select which method you would like to use to pay for the ASC training fee
  2. Pay the ASC fee on this website
  3. After payment has been processed, you will receive a welcome letter with detailed instructions on how to login to the ASC training. Your course materials will be attached to the ASC Online Certification training portal.
  4. Complete the ASC Online Certification and pass the final exam with a 70%, or greater (10-question exam). You have 30 days from the date of enrollment to complete the course and mini-exam
  5. If you prefer to attend a 1-day ASC Training School, search the meetings calendar or the onsite training calendar for ASC course dates and locations.
In addition to earning a certification from the world’s leading airport association, there are several other benefits to becoming an Airport Security Coordinator:
  • Save nearly $1,000 by completing this training online and avoiding unnecessary travel expenses.
  • Don't worry about traveling for two days to get this required training. Enjoy this required certification training from the luxury of your office chair.
  • Receive all the same material in a condensed presentation.
  • Learn from Jeffrey C. Price, M.A., C.M. the owner/principal of Leading Edge Strategies, an aviation management training and consulting company, with more than 25 years of experience in airport management and aviation security, and the author of the industry textbook on aviation security.
  • This school meets the requirements outlined in TSR Part 1542.

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