The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) in conjunction with the Cooperative Aviation Security Programme – Asia Pacific (CASP-AP) conducted a ICAO Aviation Security Certification Systems Workshop, in The Heritage Manila on September 26-30, 2016.

ICAO Aviation Security Certification Systems Workshop held at The Heritage Hotel Manila last September 26-30, 2016

The five (5) day interactive workshop aims to familiarize participants with the general principles of developing, implementing and maintaining an aviation security certification systems, with emphasis given to screener certification, AVSEC instructor certification and national inspector certification.

Introduction of the Speakers Opening Remarks by Sir Maglaque
ICAO Aviation Security Certification Systems Workshop

The workshop will expose participants to guidance material incorporated in the ICAO Security Manual Document 8973 and provide an opportunity to develop sample programmes that can be used as the foundation for developing specific State certification systems and/or be incorporated into existing ones. This workshop is designed for personnel responsible for the development, implementation and/or oversight AVSEC certification systems.

The confirmed participating countries are from Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Macao SAR, Malaysia, Nepal and Philippines.

Relatedly, CAAP is currently conducting a two (2)-week AVSEC SCREENERS COURSE which began on September 19 and ends on September 30 at the Civil Aviation Training Center (CATC), Paranaque City. The course was attended by CSIS Personnel assigned from CAAP Central Office and from different airports nationwide and representatives from various aviation stakeholders.

L-R Mr. Livio Rosario Fong, Safety Officer (Security), CAA of Macao/ Mr. Gil Maglaque, CAA Philippines/ Mr. Piengtep Yapan, ICAO/CASP-AP