National Inspectors

Duration: 7 days

Short description:

Target population:

Course providing participants with theoretical and practical knowledge of fundamental aspects of the audits and inspections as a part of a National Quality Control system. Participants are provided with a standard methodology as well as specific techniques. The course is concluded by an exercise conducted at the airport.

Nominees should have already attended a specialized AVSEC training activity, such as the National Quality Control Programme Workshop and/or have regulatory experience prior to attending this course. In order to receive a certificate of successful completion, participants will be required to pass an end of course exam based on Annex 17, the ICAO Aviation Security Manual (Doc 8973 - Restricted) and materials presented during the course.


Course objectives:

Entry requirements:

Enable selected personnel to:

  • define aviation security audits and inspections;

  • determine the duties and specific skills required by an inspector;

  • determine the appropriate methodology necessary to conduct security inspections within the scope of a National Aviation Security Quality Control system; and

  • prepare for, conduct, and present findings related to an aviation security inspection within the context of an exercise.

Participants should satisfy the following criteria:

  • have written and oral command of the language of instruction;

  • at least three (3) years of operational experience in a position within organizations mentioned in the target population; and

  • persons who will have direct involvement in the implementation of a quality control programme


It is desirable that participants should have attended the National Civil Aviation Security Quality Control Programme Workshop or a specialized aviation security management course.

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