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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.

How much will the course cost for Government Funded eligible students?

Students eligible for Government Subsidised Training as part of the Skills First Program for the Certificate II in Security Operations is only required to pay:

  • Skills First Program Eligible Concession $30 (including all workbooks) OR
  • Skills First Program Eligible Standard $150 (including all workbooks)
  • Please click here  about Skills First Program Eligible Concession Card Holders and Skills First Program Eligible Standard Non Concession Card Holders
  • Please click here  for further information course prices for Skills First Program Eligible Students and Full Fee paying students.
  • Please click here  Skills First Program eligibility information or click on the link below to see if you are eligible:
  • Please click here Victorian Skills Gateway

No other course fees apply. It is that easy...

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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