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Ground Security Supervisor (GSS) - Initial
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Ground Security Supervisor (GSS) - Initial

Our Courses

Effective, quality and compliant training is essential to your aviation operation. We design our AvSec courses to ensure they meet all requirements set by ICAO, the EU and are fully compliant with the DfT / CAA syllabi within the National Aviation Security Programme (NASP).

They are uniquely developed and delivered using experts with vast experience and operational knowledge from the aviation security industry. They focus on the first principles of aviation security and provide the industry and its’ staff with the relevant learning required at each level to enhance procedures and comply with requirements.

All courses focus on the current security climate and heightened threat levels, analysing the motivations and strategies which have been used against aviation in the past and providing relevant knowledge and skills, enhancing the ability to implement effective mitigation measures to reduce the risk of future attacks on aviation.

All courses utilise the operational knowledge of our trainers from across the industry and are conducted in an interactive practical style, encouraging discussion and developing best practices.

All training can be individually adapted to meet your locations exact training needs and incorporate all national requirements. Also delivered at your location to reduce logistic and administrative costs.

Ground Security Supervisor (GSS) - Initial
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About this course

This course will ensure that all ground security supervisory staff understand their role and responsibilities in relation to the security of the Critical Part of the Security Restricted Area (CPSRA), the Security Restricted Area (SRA) and the airport.

To provide ground security supervisors operating at an airport with the relevant knowledge and skills to provide effective security in accordance with the relevant legislation.

2 - 3 days
Westminster - Banbury or your location
Course content
  • Role of the Supervisor
  • Compliance with Regulations
  • Response to Security Incidents
  • Security Equipment
  • Searching Persons and Items Carried
  • Searching Vehicles
  • Searching/ Checking Aircraft
  • Supervising the use of liquids testing equipment
  • Supervising the use of Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) equipment
  • Supervising the use of Security Scanners, Walk Through Metal Detectors (WTMDs) or Hand Held Metal Detectors (HHMDs) for passengers and staff
  • X-ray Training on all equipment including National X-ray Competency Test (NXCT)
Eligibility Criteria

Before you can receive any aviation security training you must have successfully completed a background check that your employer must carry out. Once your employer has provided us with written confirmation that this has been completed, you can receive joining instructions to complete the training.

If you are a sole trader please contact us and we will provide you with the necessary self-declaration.

Course Dates

Course dates can be flexible to meet operational commitments and can be delivered at your location if required to reduce your costs. Duration will depend on modules required.

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