Certificate II in Transport Security Protection

AVI20118

Course Overview

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Description

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 screenerreform@homeaffairs.gov.au.

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

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate II).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Society and Culture field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating.

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate II) are most often employed as:

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    50.3%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Labourers

    9.3%

    Labourers
    Technicians and Trades Workers

    8.9%

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate II) are most often employed in:

    Public administration and safety

    28.7%

    Public administration and safety
    Accommodation and food services

    10.9%

    Accommodation and food services
    Transport, postal and warehousing

    7.6%

    Transport, postal and warehousing

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

     


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