SEC421 - Aviation Security

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Subject Title
Aviation Security

Subject Description
Aviation Security is studied in detail following the requirements of the Public Safety Act ; Aeronautic Act and Transport Canada Security requirements in aviation. The relationship of international standards of security is studied including Department of Homeland ( U.S.); ICAO Security SMS requirements and communication of safety in an airline operation. International Air Transport Association (IATS) Security standards and SeMS are studied. 

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Explain and justify the components and the structure of a security management system. 
2. Interpret the legal requirements of SeSMS and how it integrates in an organization. 
3. Complete and document a Threat Assessment Report 
4. Classify the security requirements for Canadian and US Aviation Operators
5. Capable of completing a security interview, investigation and document it in a final report

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.