SEARCCT organised a workshop entitled “Aviation Security Workshop (Basic)” at Pulai Springs Resort, Johor from 15 to 17 October 2019. The workshop was attended by 28 participants, grades 41 to 44, from various ministries, departments, and agencies, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Transport, Royal Malaysian Police, National Security Council, Royal Malaysian Customs, Immigration Department of Malaysia, Attorney General’s Chambers, Malaysia Airport Holding Berhad (MAHB) and Post Aviation.
Objectives of the workshop include to expose participants to issues surrounding terrorism in civil aviation and the steps taken by the Malaysian government in prevention, sharing of information and the establishment of Public-Private Partnerships in the field of public aviation security.
During the workshop, participants were given the opportunity to hear lectures from agencies including the RMP, Civil Aviation Authority Malaysia (CAAM), the Immigration Department of Malaysia, MAHB and also from a flight safety consultant.
In addition, participants were also taken to Senai International Airport, Johor Bahru, to observe airport security procedures and systems. It intended to to facilitate participants’ understanding of the modules that have been delivered by the speakers.
At the end of the workshop, participants were required to discuss problem-solving pathways designed by the speakers by taking into account the modules they had been taught. They were divided into four groups with each group solving different questions or situations. The results of the discussion were presented and evaluated by the trainers.