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 :
· Make the difference between aviation security and aviation safety;
· Make the difference between the threats, risks and vulnerabilities of the air transport sector;
· List the main security measures implemented for passengers, baggages, cargo in airports;
· Analyze what is an unruly passenger and describe the main solutions to prevent on bard incidents;
· List the new risks for aviation security;


  • 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