CAA approved Aviation Security Training

Delivering an "Outstanding" rated service

The Wilson James Aviation Security Training team currently delivers tailored training packages covering ground security roles and aviation security management.

Our current CAA approved DfT Initial and Recurrent Aviation Security courses include:

  • Threat Assessor Training
  • Aviation Security Manager
  • Ground Security Operatives and Supervisors
  • Airport Supplies
  • General Security Awareness Training (GSAT)

We are a CAA accredited training provider with a rating of Outstanding, in line with the CAA Quality Assurance framework . 

We also provide specialist Passenger Assistance PRM training courses.

Training that's tailored to your needs

We can assess individual client training needs and create specially tailored packages that will complement and easily integrate into existing programs thus creating a bespoke and practical approach to learning.

Delivered by experienced professionals

Our Instructors are certificated to deliver training across a wide range of aviation security functions and all have aviation security as a professional background. Each of our locations maintain its own training centre. For more bespoke courses our instructors can deliver training at your location.

We're accredited by the CAA


We are proud to have met the required standards and have been accredited by the Civil Aviation Authority to provide Aviation Security Training.

Further Course information:


Our Instructors can deliver Aviation Ground Security training to meet your specific requirements as legislated in the UK National Aviation Security Programme (NASP).


We can provide Ground Security Operative (GSO) & Ground Security Supervisor (GSS) training courses as defined in the UK NASP.


Each course is designed to meet your operational requirement and most importantly, the specific needs of the security staff.



Our Instructors can deliver a 5-day Department for Transport (DfT) approved training course, which is a requirement for UK security managers employed by airports, airlines (and their agents), in-flight / airport supplies companies and security providers. Delivered by our specialist WJ security instructors, the course provides delegates with specific knowledge of aviation security matters; enabling them to implement the National Aviation Security Programme (NASP) effectively.


Delegates will be able to appreciate and understand the wider security concerns, individual security roles and appreciate the roles of others.


Our courses includes a full set of course handouts, all courseware and training aids. The learning format includes classroom instruction, group discussions, guest speakers from industry, field trips and case studies alongside practical exercises, which incorporate hands-on familarisation with firearms, explosives and their component parts.


ASM initial Training Dates 2020

March 16th – 20th 2020

June 15th – 19th 2020

September 14th – 18th 2020

November 30th – December 4th 2020



Our qualified and experienced trainers provide theoretical and practical courses for staff who are in direct contact with traveling Passengers with Disabilities and Reduced Mobility (PRM) during the airport departure and / or arrival process.


Delegates will become aware of disability and equality in front of disability. They will also be able to meet the needs of people with any disabilities hidden or not and those with reduced mobility.


Contact Us

Maria Harnett | Head of Training (Aviation Services)
+44 (0) 7526 176316