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Checkpoint Screening (Security Screening Officer)

The screening course will be designed to provide training for existing security license holders to gain specialized employment in the security industry as a Security Screening Officer. It will assist students in undertaking routine for screening duties and to follow established practices in workplaces that have isolated areas.

What employment opportunities will students have?

Types of work you may be able to gain is the following:

  • Government Courts
  • Airport / Seaports
  • Freight / Mail Centres
  • Hotels
  • Gate House
  • Corporate Sites

Course Duration

Screening course is a four (4) day face to face program, Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 4.30pm. Evening classes run eight (8) nights, Monday to Friday from 6.00pm to 10.00pm.

All TAT instructors have years of proficiency and continue to maintain current competency in the screening industry.

What will students study?

The units of competence and nominal hours for completion are as follows:

Elective Units – Screening

Organisations that have high risk entry points require and appreciate incoming Security Officers to have prior training experience in Screening. Therefore, the Screening units delivered in our Screening program are the following unit of competencies:

Subject Code Description
CPPSEC1006A Apply x-ray image interpretation procedures
CPPSEC1007A Apply walk through metal detection procedures
CPPSEC1008A Apply hand-held metal detection procedures
CPPSEC1009A Apply explosive trace detection (ETD) procedures
CPPSEC2007A Screen people
CPPSEC2008A Screen items

These units are a skill set of the Certificate I/II in Security Operations.

How much will the course cost for a full fee paying student?

The screening program can cost $550 during the day or $650 in the evenings consisting of a minimum deposit of $150.00 prior to course commencement. This deposit is non-refundable.

Government Funded Eligible Students

Student’s eligible for Government Subsidised Training as part of the Victorian Training Guarantee (VTG) for the Screening course can complete our Certificate III in Security Operations course in Screening and Control Room. This can cost as little as:

  • $30 for VTG Eligible Concession Card Holders (including all workbooks) OR
  • $150 for VTG Eligible Standard (including all workbooks)
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How do l Enrol?

To enrol in this course you will need to attend in person to our Broadmeadows Office and complete an enrolment application together with a Pre-Training Review / Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) form.


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Phone: (03) 9309 0059
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Technical Advanced Training

Private Security Business Licence No.: 715-387-00S | RTO Provider No.: 22274 | ABN No.: 16 025 532 981

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