Course aims & objectives
Overview of the course:
This course is designed to provide persons who screen air cargo and mail with the knowledge and skills needed to deliver effective screening. Also to provide those supervising and managing persons carrying out screening or other applying security controls for air cargo or mail with the relevant knowledge and skills to provide effective security in accordance with the relevant legislation.
Modules and On Job Training requirements:
As part of initial training, any person who will be trained under 188.8.131.52 or 11.2.4 must receive on-the-job training (OJT) for the following modules:
9B - Prohibited Article and Concealments for Screeners
10 - Visual Check
11 - Hand Searching
12 - Explosive Trace Detection (ETD)
13 - Screening using X-ray Equipment (inc. Explosive Detection Systems [EDS] and Computer Tomography [CT])
15 - Metal Detection Equipment (MDE)
19B - Searching People
19C - Searching Items Carried
*This training should only be delivered where it is relevant to the trainee's duties / equipment used.
Screening modules will be covered in line with job requirements
This course is an Instructor led session using powerpoint, training aids, recap sessions, group discussions/activities and videos.
At the end of each module there will be a group question and answer recap session.
Learners will be given access to inert training aids such as firearms, ammunition, explosive and incendiary devices and materials.
This course is delivered every two weeks and can be requested ad hoc depending on availability and location.
Once initial training has been completed, recurrent training for all persons that carry out screening activities is required at least every 24 months
Provision of this training is mandatory for any person employed to carry out any of the activities listed below:
Persons implementing screening of air cargo or mail
Person supervising the persons implementing security controls for air cargo or mail
Learner self-declaration for specific learning difficulties/barriers:
Learners will be provided with a link if they would like to declare any learning difficulties or barriers such as English is not their first language. This should be submitted as early as possible to allow the trainer sufficient time to make any reasonable adjustments.