EUROPEAN CIVIL AVIATION CONFERENCE - CONFÉRENCE EUROPÉENNE DE L'AVIATION CIVILE

Austria hosts Best Practices for National Auditors – Level 1 training course

Vienna, 25-29 April 2022 - Aviation security auditors from Austria, Finland, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova and Slovakia gained a better understanding of their roles, powers and responsibilities as national auditors and strengthened their knowledge and competence in conducting national compliance monitoring activities, at this Best Practices for National Auditors – Level 1 training course. The training introduced the participants to inspection/audit methodology and techniques as well as to debriefing techniques, compliance assessment and report writing.

Through a combination of theoretical training, classroom activities and practical exercises at an airport, participants were introduced to best practices in techniques for inspecting passenger and cabin baggage screening, passenger and baggage reconciliation, hold baggage screening and protection. The course also gave the auditors the opportunity to improve their knowledge of the main security technologies and their capabilities and limitations in detecting prohibited items.