EC6001E - Air Transport Security

EC6001E - Air Transport Security


General objective:

After completing this module, the student will be able to :
· Define what aviation security is;
· Understand the main issues in the field of aviation security;
· Quote the main actors stakeholders involved in aviation security and their associated regulations;
· Quote and describe the implementation of the most important aviation security measures in airports and aircraft;

Detailed objectives:

After completing this module, the student will be able to :
• Explain the difference between aviation security and aviation safety
• Describe the threats, risks and vulnerabilities relating to air transport
• Identify the reasons why air transport is a target for acts of unlawful interference
• Describe the main security measures implemented by airports, airlines, cargo operators, aircraft manufacturers
• Explain the content of Annex 17, EU regulation and ECAC documents
• Describe the role of private companies in the civil aviation security system
• Explain how to implement a cyber security management system


  • Lecture : 24.5h
  • Labs work : 3.5h

Form of assessment

Total assessment hours: 2

In brief

ECTS credits : cf Teaching Unit

Number of hours 30


Vincent VIMARD

Phone :

Email : vincent.vimard @


  • Toulouse