training & certification

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

November 2, 4, 9, & 11, 2021
Virtual
Virtual
The Snow Management course is designed to provide airport supervisors, managers, and directors with a stronger knowledge of how to operate safe, efficient, and successful winter operations that meet regulatory and fiscal requirements of a FAR Part 139 certificated airport.
November 15-18, 2021
Virtual
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET Daily
The ACE-Security Training Course is a 3.5-day virtual program and provides a comprehensive review of the ACE-Security modules in preparation for the 100 multiple choice examination on the last day of the course. This course meets CFR 49 Part 1542.3 (Airport Security Coordinator) and individuals who attend this review course will also receive the Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) certificate.
December 1 & 3, 2021
Virtual
1 - 4 p.m. ET Daily
Incident report writing is a critical skill to have as an airport operations officer a security officer or a police officer. Incident reports form the basis for a narrative of what occurred during a particular event. Along with incident reports, comes their close cousins, note taking, logbook entries and incident scene investigation and interviewing. In the aviation industry, there are certain reports that are required to be filed, such as aircraft accident or incident reports, and wildlife strike database reports.
December 6-9, 2021
Virtual
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily
The Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Finance virtual series is an overview of the study materials designed to educate and challenge airport personnel with responsibilities for the financial operations at commercial service and general aviation airports or anyone interested in a related career.
December 6-7, 2021
Virtual
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily
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 Training is 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.
December 8-9, 2021
Virtual
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily
Advanced Schools are tailored for individuals who have either attended an earlier ASOS school, experienced one or more annual FAA Certification Inspections or have at least two years of experience in airport operations. The school has fewer prepared presentations, and more group Part 139 problem-solving exercises so that all attendees can actively participate in the proceedings. Participants are encouraged to discuss best management practices and lessons learned at their airports or from other experiences.

On Demand

On Demand
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On Demand
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.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
Learn ways in which you can build the mental strength needed to handle psychologically taxing events such as global pandemics like COVID-19, threats, accidents or emergencies that can take place in the airport.
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Virtual
On Demand
The Airport Master Firefighter (AMF) virtual series is an overview of the study materials designed to educate and challenge airport rescue freighting personnel in preparation to earn the prestigious AMF professional designation.
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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.
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Virtual
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This two-part series provides an overview of the performance requirements for airport lighting fixtures and the function they perform.
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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.
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Virtual
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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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Virtual
On Demand
This course provides both operations and security personnel the necessary information and perspectives on the basics of securing a public-use airport.
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Virtual
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Airport 101 is tailored to new airport professionals and incoming public officials to enhance the individual’s understanding of the aviation story, industry leaders, airport management issues, current challenges faced by industry leaders and strategies for implementing sensible strategic plans or goals. It is designed to present new airport board members or commissioners, senior and mid-level airport executives, and entry level with a substantive and thoughtful review of the airport industry.
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On Demand
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.
On Demand
Virtual
On Demand
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.