UK DfT Ground Security Operative (GSO) Module 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2, 4, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18, and 19

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  • 1.1 Threat to aviation
  • 1.2 International, national objectives of aviation security and legislation
  • 1.3 Response to security incidents
  • 1.4 Security Communications
  • 1.5 Escorting employment and/or visitor passholders
  • 2 Access Control and airport security
  • 4 Recognition of prohibited articles, firearms, explosives, incendiary devices, and dangerous goods
  • 11 Searching people
  • 12 Searching baggage / items carried
  • 13 Patrolling and searching
  • 14 Searching vehicles
  • 16 Hold baggage screening
  • 18 Protecting of aircraft
  • 19 Holding a resolution conversation
Course overview:
Our course is based on the UK DfT syllabus, for ground security operatives to learn about the context and requirements within which they will operate. Delivered by experienced instructors that have first-hand experience across the industry, so delegates will leave the courses having a full understanding of legislation and how to effectively implement it into their own aviation entities.

Course Aims:
To ensure that all trained staff understand their role and responsibilities in relation to the security of the Critical Part of the Security Restricted Area (CPSRA), the Security Restricted Area (SRA) and the airport.
To provide ground security operatives operating at an airport with the relevant knowledge and skills to provide effective security in accordance with the relevant legislation.

Operatives that are employed to carry out any of the activities listed below at a UK airport:
a. controlling access points to Airside, SRA and CPSRA
b. preparing people for security checks (e.g. the x-ray loader)
c. screening of baggage (cabin and hold) and items carried, including searching by hand
d. screening and searching of airport supplies
e. searching by hand of passengers and staff

Instructional techniques:
PowerPoint Presentations and group discussions
Practical - Demonstration and learner practice with coaching
Interactive Group exercises

Modules:
1.1 Threat to aviation
1.2 International, national objectives of aviation security and legislation
1.3 Response to security incidents
1.4 Security Communications
1.5 Escorting employment and/or visitor passholders
2 Access Control and airport security
4 Recognition of prohibited articles, firearms, explosives, incendiary devices, and dangerous goods
11 Searching people
12 Searching baggage / items carried
13 Patrolling and searching
14 Searching vehicles
18 Protecting of aircraft
19 Holding a resolution conversation

Assessment methods:
Assessment under this syllabus must comply with the Ground Security Operative Assessment Strategy, which includes details of classroom training gateway and on the job competency assessments.
This will include:
Question and answer recap session (at the end of each module)
Recap session (at the end of each day)
Written assessment that include a combination of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Short answer questions (SAQs)
Practical assessments

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