Aviation Security Professional Management Course (AVSEC PMC)

DUBAI: Around 21 aviation industry professionals from 9 countries celebrated their graduation for successfully completing the Aviation Security Professional Management (AVSEC PM) course at the Emirates Aviation College

Organised by Emirates Group Security (EGS) - Centre of Aviation Security Students (CASS), the programme was held over two phases – from 10th to 14th August and from 26th to 30th October. The course is accredited by the International Civil Aviation Organization, in collaboration with the Concordia University of Canada, EGS’s Centre of Aviation and Security Studies (CASS) and the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO).

Dr. Abdulla Al Hashimi, Divisional Senior Vice President, Emirates Group Security, said: “The AVSEC PM course is an excellent example of high-quality management training which has been tailor-made for security professionals working in the aviation industry. It has been designed specifically to improve management practices focusing on the essential aspect of aviation security.”

He also added: “The collaboration between ICAO, AACO and CASS in conducting this course will help improve educational and professional development opportunities for the industry at the local, regional as well as international levels. The different nationalities that participated in the course this time around is a testament of this. We are delighted to be able to offer this course at our facility in Dubai to cater for the expanding aviation industry in the region and hope it is the first of many involving the three organisations.”

The course, administered by academics from Concordia University of Montreal, Canada and ICAO practitioners, comprises two (2) weeks of classroom sessions and separated by ten (10) weeks of rigorous distance learning modular. Demanding very high standards from the participants , the course exudes a very rigid examination and certification process which requires assignments and on-line test have to be submitted to the University and an examination and a comprehensive project based presentation .

The collaboration between ICAO, AACO and CASS is aimed at improving educational and professional development opportunities for the industry at a local, regional and international level.

Centre of Aviation & Security Studies. Run in close partnership with Edith Cowan University of Western Australia and several universities worldwide e.g. Open University of Malaysia. The centre provides high-quality, university-recognized training and education-based programs.