Air Cargo Training

Air Cargo Training2018-10-30T09:14:33+00:00

Known Consignor Training

The workshop is designed for individuals working at a Known Consignor site who have access to, and are responsible for handling and preparation of, air cargo.

The workshop covers Modules 1-7. There is then an additional Module 8 intended for the person taking responsibility for the secure process and acting as the contact point with the CAA/ DfT.

Refresher Training: Required every 2 years

Level CASP – Cargo Aviation Security Principles

Target Attendees Office Staff & Drivers 

Level CASP draws from the first 6 modules of the syllabus and is mandatory for staff that have access to secure areas but do not have direct involvement with SPX air cargo. It is not intended that all candidates should cover all 6 modules, just those that are relevant to their job function.

Drivers transporting secure air cargo are also required to attend this level and must include module 4. Drivers also require a Basic DBS check and a five-year work history and references in place prior to the training. Other staff require five-year work history and references in place prior to the training

Refresher Training: Required every 2 years 

Level CO/COS – Cargo Operative/Screening

Level CO candidate will handle and prepare air cargo, this includes drivers who work or handle the cargo. Staff who do preparation of documentation such as airway bills and manifests, and activities such as receiving, packing and storing or security functions of air cargo

Level COS – Cargo Operative Screening will build on the CO workshop and include the Module 13 – Hand Search as the final module.

Level COS – X-ray Screening and NXCT

X-ray screening is Module 14 of the Air Cargo Security training syllabus. To be valid it must be accompanied by a Level CO qualification and the two together are considered Level COS. Training is only provided using a client’s own X-ray machine. The session comprises theory taught in the classroom followed by a hands-on session using the machine itself.

Those that are new to x-ray screening are required to have an extended period of supervised ‘on-job’ practice before being allowed to work alone.

The computer based National X-ray Competence Test (NXCT) can be conducted at a client’s own site The NXCT is valid for 13 months and all operational x-ray screeners MUST hold a current certificate.

Staff require five-year work history and references in place prior to attending the training

Refresher Training: Required every 2 years

Level CS – Cargo Supervisor

Level CS candidate will have received all modules delivered to Levels CASP, CO & COS before receiving training in the modules specific to Level CS. Level CS is intended for a supervisor within a Regulated Cargo Agent with day to day operational responsibilities.

Staff require five-year work history and references in place prior to attending the training

Refresher Training: Required every 2 years

Level CM – Cargo Manager

Level CM candidate will be a manager nominated to oversee and be responsible for the security operation. The security manager will be the single point of contact for the CAA/DfT who will look to that person to create and maintain the security programme detailing the security processes in place at that site.

Staff require five-year work history and references in place prior to attending the training

Refresher courses every 3 years

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