Security Management Systems - SeMS (Classroom, 5 days)


Learn the essentials of IATA’s SeMS initiative and how it can make your organization IOSA compliant.

This course provides a structured approach to security process implementation in accordance with IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) requirements. In daily classroom exercises, begin building a performance-based SeMS that produces measurable and auditable results.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the structure and components of the SeMS
  • Plan an organizational structure in terms of security responsibilities
  • Integrate SeMS procedures into your operations
  • Build awareness and a security-oriented culture throughout your organization

Course content

  • SeMSManagement systems overview
  • IATA’s SeMS initiative
  • Core elements of SeMS
  • ManagementBuilding a security structure within your organization
  • Contingency planning
  • Security threat assessment
  • Risk management
  • Human factors
  • QualityQuality control
  • Quality assurance of SeMS
  • IOSA compliancy

Who should attend?

This course is recommended for all staff with Avsec responsibilities, including:

Experienced screening staff

Civil aviation authority representatives

Airline Managers

Airport Managers

Law enforcement and other government personnel

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

  • Aviation Security Management Diploma
  • Supply Chain Security Management Diploma
  • Airline Operations Diploma
  • Integrated Risk Management (IRM) Diploma