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AVI20118 – Certificate II in Transport Security Protection

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Description

Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

The nationally accredited Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (International Airport Screening Officer) teaches the skills you need to contribute to Australia’s border security. Learn to identify and prevent potential risks, and keep Australia’s airports protected.

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Mapping :

  • Supersedes AVI20316 – Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Passenger and Non-Passenger Screener)
  • Supersedes AVI20416 – Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Checked Baggage Screener)

Transport Security Screening Officer roles in the following Groups.

NOTE: Attendees must possess a Job Ready ASIC, or an ASIC (NSTA Can issue these please contact us for more information).

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 include:

  • Air Cargo Examination Officer
  • Domestic Airport Screening Officer
  • International Airport Screening Officer
  • Maritime Screening Officer

This qualification includes the units of competency required by Transport Security Screening Officers to perform transport security screening functions including, controlling access to security sensitive areas, undertaking physical searches, and identifying and handling weapons, explosives and prohibited items. A Transport Security Screening Officer must also apply effective communication skills to work in a broad range of transport security protection roles.

Transport Security screening personnel working at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and limited judgement in structured and stable contexts within narrow parameters.

Individuals seeking accreditation as a Transport Security Screening Officer should check industry specific accreditation requirements with the Aviation and Maritime Security Division of the Department of Home Affairs.

This qualification contains one not for public access (NFPA) restricted unit of competency. Content of NFPA units of competency is not published on the National Register. Access to this unit of competency is critical to security screening operations. Content of this unit is maintained separately and is only available to Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s) authorised by the Department of Home Affairs (or its successor). To gain access contact the department at [email protected]

Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Packaging Rules :

A minimum number of 9  units of competency comprising: 

  • 5 core units  listed below; plus  
  • Selecting all listed specialist elective units from either Group A, B, C or D below. 
  • Air Cargo Examination Officer 
  • All elective units from Group A; or  
  • Domestic Airport Screening Officer 
  • All elective units from Group B; or  
  • International Airport Screening Officer 
  • All elective units from Group C; or  
  • Maritime Screening Officer 
  • All elective units from Group D  

Where a defined specialist elective Group is selected, the resultant qualification should be titled;

Group A – Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (Air Cargo Examination Officer)

Group B – Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (Domestic Airport Screening Officer)

Group C – Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (International Airport Screening Officer)

Group D – Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (Maritime Screening Officer)

Core Units :

  • AVIO0015 Undertake physical search of cargo and articles
  • AVIO0009 Identify and handle weapons, explosives and prohibited items
  • AVIG0001 Work effectively in a transport security industry
  • AVIO0007 Control access to and exit from a security sensitive area
  • AVIO0008 Establish and maintain a sterile sensitive area

Group A – Air Cargo Examination Officer

  • 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

  • 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

Group C – International Airport Screening Officer

  • 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
  • AVIO0013 Operate body scanner
  • AVIO0010 Identify powders, liquids, aerosols and gels (PLAGs)
  • AVIO0006 Conduct vehicle search for access to security sensitive areas
  • AVIF0015 Apply awareness of dangerous goods and hazardous substances in the transport security environment
  • CPPSEC3121 Control persons using empty hand techniques
  • CPPSEC3128 Conduct security screening using walk-through metal detection equipment
  • CPPSEC3130 Conduct security screening using hand-held metal detectors

Group D – Maritime Screening Officer

  • AVIO0011 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference within a transport security environment
  • AVIO0004 Conduct frisk search of persons
  • AVIO0012 Manage the flow of items for screening by X-ray screening equipment
  • AVIO0014 Screen articles by interpreting X-ray images
  • AVIO0006 Conduct vehicle search for access to security sensitive areas
  • CPPSEC3121 Control persons using empty hand techniques
  • CPPSEC3128 Conduct security screening using walk-through metal detection equipment
  • CPPSEC3130 Conduct security screening using hand-held metal detectors

Entry Requirements:

Individuals undertaking this qualification must have passed a valid background check 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 the qualification is a background check on an applicant for, or the holder of an aviation security identification card or maritime security identification card.

Transport Security Screening Officer roles in the following Groups.

NOTE: Attendees must possess a Job Ready ASIC, or an ASIC (NSTA Can issue these please contact us for more information).

Students enrolling into the Certificate II in Transport Security Protection must either have:

  • An ASIC Job Ready Background Check; or
  • An MSIC Job Ready Background Check

Course Code : AVI20118

Course Title : Certificate II in Transport Security Protection

Learn New Skills :

Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Conduct searches
  • Security screen using different methods
  • Use a variety of security tools
  • Identify and understand dangerous goods
  • Undertake searches of cargo and articles
  • Work effectively in a security environment

Develop Your Talent :

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Analytical skills
  • The ability to follow rules and procedures

To complete this course and receive the qualification, you must also have the ability to differentiate and recognise colours. Students who are unable to meet this requirement are still welcome to undertake this course.

Achieve Your Goals:

Completing this course provides you with:

  • The qualification you need to work in transport security protection
  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • A strong pathway to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Air cargo examination officer
  • Maritime passenger and cargo examination officer
  • Security access point officer
  • Screening officer in domestic or international airports

Grow Your Career:

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (Air Cargo Examination Officer)
  • Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (Domestic Airport Screening Officer)
  • Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (Maritime Screening Officer)

What Will I Learn?

  • The nationally accredited Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (International Airport Screening Officer) teaches the skills you need to contribute to Australia's border security. Learn to identify and prevent potential risks, and keep Australia's airports protected.

Topics for this course

39 Lessons

Core Units

AVIO0015 Undertake physical search of cargo and articles
AVIO0009 Identify and handle weapons, explosives and prohibited items
AVIG0001 Work effectively in a transport security industry
AVIO0007 Control access to and exit from a security sensitive area
AVIO0008 Establish and maintain a sterile sensitive area

Group A – Air Cargo Examination Officer

Group B – Domestic Airport Screening Officer

Group C – International Airport Screening Officer

Group D – Maritime Screening Officer

Free

Material Includes

  • AVI Aviation Training Package

Requirements

  • An ASIC Job Ready Background Check; or
  • An MSIC Job Ready Background Check

Target Audience

  • Aviation Security Officers
  • Security Officers
  • Airport Security Officers
  • Airport Security
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