A specialised agency of the United Nations, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) was created in 1944 to promote the safe and orderly development of international civil aviation throughout the world. It sets standards and regulations necessary for aviation safety, security, efficiency and regularity, as well as for aviation environmental protection. The Organization serves as the forum for cooperation in all fields of civil aviation among its 190 Member States.
The network of Aviation Security Training Centres (ASTC) has been extended to include Redline as the 23rd centre worldwide. A yearly ASTC Directors Meeting is organised to ensure effective communication between the Centres and ICAO. During this meeting best practices are exchanged and contacts are made and maintained to ensure that further cooperation.
View the opening address from Mr George Firican, the Deputy Director of ICAO for the North Atlantic region.
Besides the delivery of the ICAO sponsored training activities, ASTC’s are also required to develop and deliver a yearly programme of Regional Aviation Security Courses adapted to the Regional needs.
The first ICAO sponsored course to be held at ASTC Doncaster will be;
Crisis Management 03rd–07th September 2012.
Please consult the ICAO website for information on how to apply for this course.
For further details on our ICAO courses see the Department for Transport’s Aviation security training (pdf)
Redlines ICAO Regional programme of courses is as follows:
24-28 Jun 2013
09-13 Dec 2013
A Level 2 course. This is a specialised course designed for aviation security middle and senior management personnel who have been assigned to organise, plan, conduct and assess aviation security crisis management exercises to ensure that the overall crisis management system is properly prepared and to determine the effectiveness of crisis management plans and procedures.
6-14 Aug 2013
A course where graduates will be able to conduct AVSEC courses and be fully versed in the general application of training principles, the preparation of appropriate teaching aids, and the tailoring of course material to harmonise course objectives with local and national requirements. It is intended for any aviation personnel who require AVSEC instruction guidance and materials.
Instructors Certification Course
12-20 Nov 2013
This certification is aimed at training AVSEC Instructors to be capable to deliver ICAO sponsored courses on behalf of ICAO in any of the 25 Aviation Security Training Centres (ASTCs), worldwide. The certification will be solely that of an ICAO accreditation, and not that of the State. In order to be successful, participants must pass an AVSEC Expertise test at the beginning of the course and an Instructors Specific test upon completion of the course. They must be successful in both tests in order to be certified.
Instructors Certification Course Schedule 12-20 Nov 2013
14-22 May 2013
17-25 Sep 2013
A course providing trainees with theoretical and practical knowledge of fundamental aspects of the audits and inspections as a part of a National Quality Control system. Trainees are provided with a standard methodology as well as specific techniques. The course is concluded by an exercise conducted at the airport.
National Inspectors Course invitation 14-22 May 2013
This course will train aviation security personnel at managerial level to plan, coordinate and implement the application of airport security preventive measures in accordance with approval programmes.
For more information on ASTC Doncaster courses please email ICAO@trustredline.co.uk