Aviation security manager training

Meeting all DfT requirements, and taking just five days our aviation security managers initial training course is the most intensive, yet comprehensive in the industry.


We offer two DfT accredited courses - aviation security managers initial and aviation security managers refresher.

Training is mandatory and designed for security managers employed by airports, airlines, airline agents, in-flight suppliers and cleaning contractors who have direct managerial responsibilities for employees carrying out aviation security duties.

Initial course

Meeting all DfT requirements, and taking just five days our aviation security managers initial training course is fully comprehensive, yet the most intensive in the industry.

The training programme follows the Department for Transport's National Aviation Security Programme and includes the following:-

  • The threat to aviation
  • International and national objectives of aviation security and legislation
  • Security communications
  • Managing/responding to security incidents 
  • Legal powers, the role of the police and incident reporting
  • General security awareness
  • Security Restricted Area (SRA) access control and security
  • Quality control
  • Motivating others
  • Recognition of firearms, explosives, incendiary devices and dangerous goods
  • Role specific security
  • Airport security
  • Aircraft security
  • Air cargo security
  • In-flight supplies security
  • Airport supplies security

Our courses also include live demonstrations and hands on experience.

Delegates who successfully complete the course will receive the Aviation Security Manager Certificate, accredited by the DfT. The certificate is valid for three years after which a refresher course is required.

Dates of initial courses 

25 - 29 September 2017

19 - 23 February 2018

23 - 27 April 2018

24 - 28 September 2018

22 - 26 October 2018

Refresher course

A two day refresher course is required every three years, as a follow on from the initial course. Topics covered are the same as the Initial course. 

Lunch is provided on all courses and we can also offer you advice on booking accommodation.

Dates of refresher courses:

18 - 19 October 2017

14 - 15 February 2018

18 - 19 April 2018

22 - 23 August 2018

17 - 18 October 2018

For more information and to book, please call or email us:


Steve Jackson
T: +44 (0) 1293 507408
M: +44(0) 7759 813776

Tanya Hodges
T: +44 (0) 1293 505330
M: +44 (0) 7765 124497

Jo Buchan
T: +44 (0)1293 502771
M: +44 (0) 7917 853609