FAAN Trains 121 AVSEC Officers

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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has completed the training of 121 aviation security officers.


According to FAAN, the AvSec officers drawn from the airports in Abuja, Maiduguri, Yola, Jos, Gombe, Dutse, Sokoto, Zaria, Kaduna, Kebbi, Makurdi and Katsina were taken through the mandatory 6 weeks STP 123 Basic Course, which was both intellectual and physical.

FAAN revealed that some of the topics taken during the course includes Overview of legislation, Access Control, People & Vehicle, Airport emergency (Basic fire prevention), Screening procedures, X-ray image interpretation, Effective communication, Protection of parked aircraft, Cargo and mail security, First aid training, amongst others.


FAAN said this is in accordance with the requirements of the National Civil Aviation Security Training Programme (NCASTP), and the trainees all attained the 70% pass mark before graduating.

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