Transport Security Officer

Technical Advanced Training

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AVI20118 Certificate II in Transport Security Protection

This qualification provides individuals with general and specialist skills to operate effectively in a broad range of transport security screening roles. Transport Security Screening Officer roles in the following Groups.

NOTE: Attendees must possess a Job Ready ASIC, or an ASIC (TAT can assist with your ‘JOB READY’ Certificate application, please contact us for more information).

Entry Requirements

Individuals undertaking this qualification must have passed a valid background check first prior to accessing security-restricted resources associated with AVIG0001 Work effectively in a transport security environment. A valid background check for the purposes of an individual undertaking this qualification is a background check on an applicant for, or the holder of an aviation security identification card or maritime security identification card. To apply for the ‘Job Ready’ Certificate (ASIC) background check:

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Course Fees

AIR CARGO EXAMINATION OFFICER

Candidates wanting to work as an Air Cargo Examination Officer, the course will cost $900.00, duration 8 days.

DOMESTIC / INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SCREENING and MARITIME SCREENING

Candidates wanting to work as an:

• Domestic / International Airport Screening Officer and Maritime Screening Officer The course will cost $1750.00, with a duration 13 days.

A minimum payment of $500.00 is required prior to course commencement for administration and enrolment fee.

All cancellation requests made prior to the course commencement date will incur a $150.00 administration and enrolment fee. Once courses have commenced, the organisation will not approve refunds or transfers under any circumstances.

Assessment and Duration

Students will be required to be assessed in this program to demonstrate they have achieved the skills and knowledge set out in the competency standards/ modules.

Assessments include open book questions, workplace projects and practical observation/demonstration on Cabin X-ray Machine, ETD, HHMD, WTMD and QPS (Quick Personnel Security) Body Scanner.

For Air Cargo Examination Officer Screener training, the Course Duration is 8 days, face-to-face delivery, Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm.


For Domestic / International Airport and Maritime Screener training, Course Duration is 13 days, face to face delivery, Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Core Units


Subject Code Description
AVIO0005 Conduct screening using explosive trace detection
AVIO0003 Apply electronic metal detection
AVIO0014 Screen articles by interpreting X-ray images
AVIF0015 Apply awareness of dangerous goods and hazardous substances in the transport security environment

Group A - Air Cargo Examination Officer


Subject Code Description
AVIO0005 Conduct screening using explosive trace detection
AVIO0003 Apply electronic metal detection
AVIO0014 Screen articles by interpreting X-ray images
AVIF0015 Apply awareness of dangerous goods and hazardous substances in the transport security environment

Group B - Domestic Airport Screening Officer


Subject Code Description
AVIF0015 Apply awareness of dangerous goods and hazardous substances in the transport security environment
AVIO0006 Conduct vehicle search for access to security sensitive areas
AVIO0011 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference within a transport security environment
AVIO0004 Conduct frisk search of persons
AVIO0005 Conduct screening using explosive trace detection
AVIO0012 Manage the flow of items for screening by X-ray screening equipment
AVIO0014 Screen articles by interpreting X-ray images
CPPSEC3128 Conduct security screening using walk-through metal detection equipment
CPPSEC3130 Conduct security screening using hand-held metal detectors
CPPSEC3121 Control persons using empty hand techniques