The ICAO-ECAC European Aviation Security Management Training and Certification Programme

The course consists of a  5 months e-learning programme (approximately 10 hrs / week at the convenience of the student) including assignments, with online support by a coach. The course is followed by a 2 days certification session (European avsec manager) in Brussels (EASTI).  On request, the certification session may be organised at other locations. Participants will have access to the online course up until 2 months after the certification session.


The course, which is being continuously updated, covers the following subjects :

– history of aviation security and threats
– airport security
– aircraft security
– passenger and cabin baggage screening
– hold baggage screening
– air cargo security
– mail security
– air carrier catering, stores and supplies
– air carrier cleaning, stores and supplies
– general aviation
– the human factor in aviation security
– staff recruitment and training
– in flight security
– threat assessment and risk management
– crisis management
– equipment
– international quality control
– national quality control

ALL subjects are being dealt with from an ICAO, an ECAC and an EU-perspective.


Target Population

This course is aimed for governmental aviation security managers as well as airport and airline security managers.

Course Objectives

The aim of this interactive e-learning course, whereby students are  continuously coached by experts, is :

  • To describe and explain the ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices and guidance material, ECAC Doc 30 and EC regulations with regard to aviation security;
  • To facilitate the implementation of those regulations, recommendations and guidance material;
  • To provide training in Aviation Security Management to the highest European standards available;
  • To foster cooperation between the governments and the industry as well as between security experts;
  • To provide access to the aviation security professional network and specialized information material.