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CAAi launch new Security Management Systems training course for aviation security

Posted 12 September 2018 · Add Comment

The training arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), CAA International (CAAi), has announced a newSecurity Management Systems (SeMS) two-day training course.

 

This brand-new course, developed by the UK CAA’s own Aviation Security unit, draws on the fundamentals of how to establish and maintain an effective SeMS. Delegates will learn how to apply the principles of a SeMS into the work environment, the importance of a positive security culture, and the value of an organisation having a SeMS in place to facilitate risk and threat identification leading to effective performance assurance.

Peter Drissell, Director of Aviation Security at the UK CAA said, “A Security Management System is there to proactively develop and maintain an effective oversight and quality assurance process within your organisation. It is about taking a systemic approach to managing security risks, in ways which serve to instil security in the routine daily activities of an organisation and indeed its very culture. This course will give industry professionals and fellow AvSec regulators a solid understanding of SeMS and help build the competencies needed to design, implement and maintain an effective security management system.”

The first Security Management System course will take place at the CAA’s London Gatwick training facilities on between 11-12 February 2019.



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