OnSite Training

New - Check out the list of virtual onsite training options AAAE can deliver live to your airport via the web.

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.

Download the OnSite Course Catalog to learn more


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 full On-Site Course Catalog here


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Training Calendar

Can't find the training you're looking for? Visit the full calendar of AAAE meetings

Contract Tower Program Webinar

Don't miss this special opportunity to learn more about the FAA Contract Tower Program during the AAAE/USCTA FAA Contract Tower Program Webinar.

Basic Airport Safety and Operations Specialist (ASOS) School Virtual Training

May 12-22, 2020
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.

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Operations Virtual Training

May 18-June 8, 2020
Review the essential elements needed to attain the highly-regarded ACE designation by participating in the ACE Airfield Operations virtual training.

Certified Member (C.M.) Virtual Training

May 19 - June 18, 2020
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! Attend this dynamic virtual training live or watch the recording on-demand.

Psychological Preparedness for Aviation Workers

May 21, 2020
Register now to attend the 90-minute Psychological Preparedness for Aviation Workers virtual training to learn ways in which you can build the mental strength needed to handle psychologically taxing events.

HR in a Time of Crisis

May 21, 2020
Register now to attend the 90-minute Psychological Preparedness for Aviation Workers virtual training to learn ways in which you can build the mental strength needed to handle psychologically taxing events.

Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Security Virtual Training

May 26 - June 11, 2020
Get the most critically important updates on the ACE Security body of knowledge during this dynamic virtual training.

Civilian/Military Airport Connection Workshop Web Series

May 29 & June 4, 2020
The Civilian/Military Airport Connection (CMAC) Web Series helps separating military personnel and new veterans acclimate from managing military airfields to the dynamic and complex commercial-use airport environment.

Airport Master Firefighter (AMF) Virtual Training

June 1-17, 2020
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.

ACE Operations Review Course - Alexandria, VA

September 14-17, 2020
Alexandria, VA
The Airport Certified Employee - Airfield Operation Program, or ACE, is a Part 139-based curriculum designed to educate and challenge airport personnel with airfield operations responsibilities or anyone interested in a related career.

ACE Trusted Agent Review Course - Alexandria, VA

September 30 - October 2, 2020
Alexandria, VA
Join us in Austin for the ACE Trusted Agent Review Course. The course focuses on understanding the complexities that have been continuously added to the requirements for vetting, issuing, and auditing airport credentials

Basic ASOS School - Buffalo, NY

October 3-4, 2020
Buffalo, NY
This two-day School 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.

International Aviation Snow Management Academy - Buffalo, NY

October 3-4, 2020
Buffalo, NY
This course provides 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.

International Aviation Snow Academy - Buffalo, NY

October 3-4, 2020
Buffalo, NY
This course educates airport employees, including snowplow and airport equipment operators, on how to utilize best practices while performing snow and ice control measures on airports during winter operations.

Advanced ASOS School - Buffalo, NY

October 3-4, 2020
Buffalo, NY
Apply 14 CFR Part 139, knowledge learned from the Basic ASOS School, and practical experience from your airport to solve airport operational case studies.

ACE Lighting Maintenance Review Course - Alexandria, VA

October 13-16, 2020
Alexandria, VA
The ACE-Airfield Lighting Maintenance program is an extensive curriculum based on FAA, U.S. military and international recommendations. The course is designed to provide detailed electrical theory and proven maintenance techniques.

ACE Security Review Course - Alexandria, VA

October 26-29, 2020
Alexandria, VA
Receive comprehensive instruction of 49 CFR Part 1500 series regulations with regards to airport and aviation security, network with your peers from around the country, and receive the Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) designation.

ACE Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) Review Course - Alexandria, VA

November 10-13, 2020
Alexandria, VA
ACE LEO 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.

Why OnSite?

Earn College Credits by Completing the ACE Program

AAAE and the University of Phoenix have teamed up to allow ACE candidates the opportunity to earn college credits toward an Associates or Bachelor’s degree offered by the University of Phoenix. Now ACE candidates who complete the program may transform this training into college credit through the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program by the university. For information on the credits offered by the university for either completing the ACE self-study program or review course, check out the Credit Recommendation Guide (CRG). For additional information about the program, visit our education partnership website.