Aviation Security Training

RJA offers a complete range of industry accredited aviation security courses.

Aviation Security Training

The aviation industry is unique in many ways, with the one critical element paramount to an effective Airport Security System being the quality and knowledge of its Security Operatives. They are the first and last contact a passenger has with your airport. Each Operative is responsible for representing your airport in the best possible way through the provision of passenger safety and passenger experience, whilst functioning within an ever changing world of threat to the aviation industry.

RJA provides a comprehensive range of Aviation Security training courses to ensure your Security Operatives are trained to the required level. We will work closely with you to deliver accredited or develop bespoke training programmes, including time critical refresher courses to ensure continued compliance with the UK and European Regulations.

All our Aviation Security Courses are delivered by DfT accredited Trainers and comply with the rules and regulations set out by the European Commission (EC) within the EC regulations/decisions, the UK National Aviation Security Programme (NASP) which contain the UK’s More Stringent Measures (MSM’s) within a Single Consolidated Direction (SCD) and by the security standards and recommended practices set out by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Annex 17.

RJA offers a complete range of industry accredited aviation security training courses. All our accredited courses comply with the United Kingdom national legislations and International Civil Aviation Standards and recommended practices.

All our courses comply with the United Kingdom government and international civil aviation training legislations. We also offer fully tailored courses to meet your specific training objectives, to prepare candidates for the duties they will be undertaking.

Aviation Training Courses

Aviation Ground Security Operatives (GSO) Initial Training

The Aviation Ground Security Operatives (GSO) Initial Training Course is a mandatory UK requirement for all personnel involved in the security of the Security Restricted Area (SRA) and the airport. A provision of the relevant knowledge and skills to provide effective security in accordance with the relevant legislation.

The course is valid for a period of 12 months after which candidates are required to undertake the Ground Security Operatives (GSO) Recurrent Training Course (see below).

Duration: 7 days

Aviation Ground Security Operatives (GSO) Recurrent Training

On successful completion of the above Aviation Ground Security Operatives (GSO) Initial Training Course, individuals are required to undertake the Ground Security Operatives (GSO) Recurrent Training Course every 12 months in order to retain the qualification.

Duration: 1 day

Aviation Ground Security Supervisor (GSS) Initial Training

The Aviation Ground Security Supervisor (GSS) Initial Training Course is a mandatory UK requirement to provide the supervisors of ground security operatives with the relevant knowledge and skills to allow them to effectively supervise the security duties carried out in accordance with the relevant legislation.

The course is valid for a period of 12 months after which candidates are required to undertake the Aviation Ground Security Supervisor (GSS) Recurrent Training Course (see below).

Duration: 2 days

Aviation Ground Security Supervisor (GSS) Recurrent Training

On successful completion of the above Aviation Ground Security Supervisor (GSS) Initial Training Course, individuals are required to undertake the Aviation Ground Security Supervisor (GSS) Recurrent Training Course every 12 months in order to retain the qualification.

Duration: 1 day

Hold Baggage Screening (HBS)

The Hold Baggage Screening (HBS) Course is for individuals who wish to become x-ray operatives.

Duration: 6 hours (plus a minimum of 15 hrs ‘On the Job’ supervised training.)

National X-Ray Competency Test (NXCT) – Hold Baggage

The National X-Ray Competency Test (NXCT) is a mandatory examination to be carried out by all personnel upon completion of their 15 hours ‘On the Job’ x-ray supervised training.

Duration: 1 hour

Cabin Baggage Screening (CBS)

The Cabin Baggage Screening (CBS) Course is for individuals who wish to become x-ray operatives at security screening check points.

Duration: 6 hours (plus a minimum of 15 hrs ‘On the Job’ supervised training.)

National X-Ray Competency Test (NXCT) – Cabin Baggage

The National X-Ray Competency Test (NXCT) is a mandatory examination to be carried out by all personnel upon completion of their 15 hours ‘On the Job’ x-ray supervised training.

Duration: 1 hour

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