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This course is for those managing persons carrying out screening (visual check, hand search, x-ray, explosive detection sytem and explosive trace detection) or others applying security controls for air cargo or mail, to provide them with the relevant knowledge and skills to provide effective security in accordance with the relevant legislation.

Estimated Time: 5 hours

Last Updated: August 2020

Plane on Runway
What you will learn

The threat to aviation

Protecting air cargo whilst in the warehouse

Organisation and legislation of aviation security

Protecting our cargo whilst transporting, loading or unloading

Reacting to and reporting of suspicious circumstances and security incidents

Warehouse acceptance and dispatch

Methods of concealment

To conduct a visual inspection and a hand search

The supervisors responsibility

Air cargo security controls

Prohibited articles

Overview of screening methods and selection of the most appropriate one

To operate x-ray, explosive detection systems and explosive trace detection equipment

The managers responsibilities


How to complete this Course

This course is fully online, from booking through to certification. Once booking is complete delegates can log in to their account to enjoy their learning experience. It is possible to pause whilst doing the course and come back later or another day. However, once the exam is started this must be completed without pausing. The exam can be retaken twice giving delegates a total of three attempts to pass the course.


  • Quiet and well-lit environment without distractions

  • Computer with internet connection

  • Minimum IE11 or above, or any Chrome or Firefox version released in the last year

  • For the best experience, latest version of Chrome or Firefox

  • Speakers or headphones

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