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