The course is designed to train base or entry level airport security personnel to enforce, monitor and apply airport security measures in accordance with locally approved programmes, and to communicate and cooperate with other airport agencies. The course should be followed by a minimum of six months of practical experience working under the guidance of a qualified AVSEC supervisor in the field.

Course Benefits

By the end of the program, participants will be able to: 

  • Work in and move about an airport safely
  • Communicate and cooperate with other airport agencies
  • Control the movement of people and vehicles by means of access control techniques and systems
  • Guard and patrol airport vulnerable areas, facilities & aircraft
  • Recognize weapons and explosives/incendiary devices
  • Inspect/screen/search passengers and baggage
  • Respond to airport emergency situations
  • Escort people and consignments 

Who Should Attend

  • The target population will be new entrants and existing personnel at the basic level employed by the authority or organisatio primarily responsible for the application of aviation security preventive measures at airports and from such other aviation related agencies engaged in support activities. 

Course Outline

  • Overview of International Civil Aviation
  • Working at the airport
  • Access Control – People
  • Access Control – Vehicles
  • Recognition of Explosives and other restricted items
  • Building Search Procedures
  • Patrolling and Guarding
  • Screening & Searching Passengers & Baggage
  • Conventional X-Ray Equipment
  • Protection of Aircraft

Course Prerequisite (s)

  • Have written and oral command of the language of instruction 

their team at the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) offer employers and employees of the aviation industry the very finest in international standard training.

Based at Al Bateen Executive Airport in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi, they at GCAS are equipped with outstanding facilities, a pool of international knowledge and the highest of accreditations.

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