Training & Certification

SECURITY & SIDA

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

Airfield & Terminal Security: Understanding Inspection & Compliance Measures

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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Airfield & Terminal Security: Understanding Inspection & Compliance Measures

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) - Airport Security Refresher

Been a while since you achieved your ACE Security? Take the ACE-Security refresher course, which concentrates on the critical elements needed to stay an effective airport security professional. The course covers attacks on aviation since 2015, the changes made in credentialing, and the industry’s new approach to public area security.

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Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Airport Security Refresher

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Airport Security Virtual Training

Get the most critically important information from the ACE Security body of knowledge during this dynamic virtual training. Topics include: public area security, insider threats, TSA screening checkpoint changes, airport identification badge credentialing process updates, changes in TSA policy and procedures, and incorporating active shooter plans into your Airport Security Program. The aircraft operator security requirements are further clarified, with a focus on charter operations, and non-screened flight operations. Registration fee includes recordings of the training content and presentations. Recordings of sessions will be available for review for 90 days after each session. Offered as On Demand Training.

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Airport Certified Employee (ACE) - Airport Security Virtual Training

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 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 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 Security Coordinator (ASC)

Provides an overview of airport security and focuses on regulations, the Airport Security Plan (ASP), law enforcement responsibilities, incident management, agency coordination and communication, and an update on threat information. It meets ASC training requirements outlined in TSR 1542.3. Offered as On Demand and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Security Coordinator (ASC)

Airport Security for Airport Operations

This course will provide airport operations personnel, security and law enforcement officers with a comprehensive training in the transportation security regulations and security self-inspection techniques necessary to ensure the airport is fulfilling the requirements of the Airport Security Program (ASP). Offered as Live Virtual Training and Live Classroom Training.

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Airport Security for Airport Operations

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

Authorized Signatory

Meet your TSA required needs online in less than an hour with AAAE's Authorized Signatory training. This 50-minute online course, led by former Badging Office Security Managers from large hub, Category X airports, is designed to provide a broad overview for Authorized Signatories to fulfill the annual TSA training requirements. Offered as On Demand Training.

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Authorized Signatory

Crisis Management & Insider Threat Virtual Training

We know that airline travel is the most efficient way to get from one point to another. It is also a national security concern, supports our global economy, and creates a sense of connectedness worldwide. With Covid-19 vaccines on the horizon, we can expect air travel to soar over the coming months to lead us back to a semblance of normalcy. However, with that, the natural and man-made threats to our industry will return as well. We must be prepared to mitigate and address them quickly and effectively. Join us for this two-day series that will provide an overview of emergency response, disaster preparedness, and crisis management. Learn ways to prepare your airport community in advance of an emergency.

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Crisis Management & Insider Threat Virtual Training

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

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

Human Trafficking Training for LEO & Security Personnel

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.

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Human Trafficking Training for LEO & Security Personnel

Incident Report Writing Workshop

Incident report writing is a critical skill to have as an airport operations officer, a security officer, a police officer or anyone handling a crisis or emergency at the airport. Incident reports form the basis for a narrative of what occurred during a particular event. Many of these reports, such as aircraft accident or incident reports, and wildlife strike database reports, must be formally filed per the aviation industry requirements. Along with your incident reports, your incident scene investigation and interview notes and logbook entries become documents that can be subpoenaed in court. In addition, you may asked to give testimony soon after the event, or possibly years later. The only frame of reference you have to prepare will be what you put into your report.

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Incident Report Writing Workshop

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

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