Initial Security Course for Managers

Course Objectives

By the end of this course the trainees should be able to:

  • Understand the evolution of the threat against aviation and the need for effective counter measures;
  • The minimum legislative requirements needed to establish a coordinated civil aviation security program;
  •  Use the appropriate reference documentation to assist in the implementation of security programs and procedures;
  • Recognize the basic measures applied to ensure protection of civil aviation;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of appropriate Contingency Plans;
  •  Manage Egyptair response to security incidents or major security emergencies;
  •  Implement a quality control program;
  • Implement the root cause analysis;
  • Understand the implications of security on design of new facilities;
  •  Implement a Human Resource Management scheme to ensure standards of implementation of security measures are maintained;
  •  Implement the relevant contents of Egyptair Security Program;
  •  Recall the historical statistical data on attacks against civil aviation and appreciate the evolution of the counter measure philosophy; 
  • Discuss, using case studies, the main points of this threat evolution;
  • Examine in more detail the relationship between threat and risk and appreciate the impact this has on Egyptair operations;
  •  Examine other areas of risk continued Egyptair viability;
  • The purpose of the international aviation security conventions;
  • Identify the major principles involved in the formulation of National Legislation;
  • The purpose and contents of National, Airport and Airline Security Programs; 
  • The purpose and contents of Annex 17;
  • Understand and utilize the ICAO Security Manual (Doc.8973) as an aid in the implementation of Annex 17 specifications;
  • Make use of the IATA Security Manual in the development and implementation of an Airline Security Program;
  • The purpose and contents of the IATA Recommended Security Standards;
  • Recall how aviation measures are developed to prevent acts of unlawful interference;
  • Understand the management implications of implementing basic security measures;
  • The purpose and content of Contingency Plans to respond to AUI;
  • How such Contingency Plans are developed;
  • The method to coordinate, evaluate and maintain Contingency Plans;
  • Other scenarios that require Contingency Plans from a Business Continuity perspective;
  •  The principle of crisis management;
  •  The principals involved in exercising command and control over a security incident;
  • The functions of Crisis Management Teams (CMT) and Incident Command Centers;
  • The functions of Airline support to CMTs;
  • Typical management response to Bomb Threats;
  • Define the term Quality Control in the AVSEC situation;
  • The methodology used in the conduct of inspections;
  • The purpose and methods of system testing;
  • The relationship 'human factors' has with quality control;
  •  The need for security features to be included into the design phase of new or altered facilities;
  • The design fundamentals for a civil aviation facility;
  • Appreciate the demands placed upon designing new facilities to respond to explosive devices;
  • The preferred material types to be used in aviation constructions;
  • Understand how human performance affects security measure implementation;
  • Function and purpose of Job Descriptions;
  • The benefits and requirement for mandatory background checks on staff;
  • The benefits of a company code of conduct and conditions of employment;
  • The function and purpose of Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs);
  • The requirements and benefits of a Staff Performance Appraisal System;
  •  Staff interview techniques;.

Course Contents

  • Introduction and course administration
  • Threats and risks to civil aviation
  • Legislation and Aviation Security Programe
  • Aviation Security Reference Documentation
  • Development of Security Measures
  • Contingency Planning
  • Management of Response to Security Incidents and Major Security Emergencies
  • Quality Control
  • Closing activities

Target Audience

  • General Manager
  • Manager


  • Good command of English
  • AVSEC basic /recurrent courses
Course Code
3 Days
Price [EGP] : 1800.00
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ECAA Aviation Security Courses