ICAO aviation security assistance and training considers the promotion of a positive security culture a priority. This is because a strong security culture in aviation complements any and all aviation security training that we, or any other organization, deliver.  If staff in the entire organization are not dedicated to security. And if staff do not understand the threats to civil aviation or the importance of aviation security, then implemented security measures will only go so far. Therefore, all of ICAO’s aviation security training embed security culture best practices within the content.

Additionally, ICAO is proud to introduce the ICAO Security Culture Workshop, which builds upon the best practices and keys to develop, implement, and sustain security culture principles. Principles which are highlighted in the ICAO Security Culture Toolkit and ICAO Security Culture Campaign Starter Pack.

Objectives of the workshop include:

  • Explaining the principles, importance, and benefits of an effective security culture;
  • Presenting tools and best practices for the development of a strong and sustainable security culture; and
  • Illustrating the process that can be used to develop behaviour change through campaigns to build and maintain an effective security culture.


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​For more information on the ICAO Security Culture Workshop, please see the outline of the workshop (click above).

Security culture content added to existing ICAO aviation security training includes the following above posted concepts.

Any inquiries regarding ICAO’s aviation security training and assistance can be directed to the Implementation Support and Development – Security (ISD-SEC) Section at



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ICAO Global Aviation Training (GAT) and UK CAA International (CAAi) have announced a 2-day Introduction to Security Culture training course under the ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS Programme.  The course will help regulated entities and aviation authorities understand the concept and benefits of an effective security culture, and best practices for embedding a positive security culture within an organization. Course registration is now open, with virtual courses scheduled throughout the year.  For more information, please visit:


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For information on all GAT aviation security courses and their programme of activities (including the Security Training Week from 6-17 December 2021), please click on this flyer.


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AVSEC GAT Security Courses Flyer.pdf
DGCA Indonesia – Security Culture Workshop.pdf
ICAO AVSEC Function Mapping Table.pdf
ICAO Security Awareness Course Outline.pdf
Luxembourg training PDF on Security Culture for entities and operators.pdf
Solomon Islands - Enhancing a Positive SC Workshop.pdf
UK CAA - AVSEC2019 SeMS and Security Culture.pdf
UK DfT - AVSEC2019 Security Culture Workshop Part 1.pdf
UK DfT - AVSEC2019 Security Culture Workshop presentation Part 2.pdf
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