Classroom Training

Ground Security Operatives (GSO)

A mandatory requirement for all personnel involved in the security screening of passengers and hand baggage for travel on air transport. The course covers the following:

  • The current threat level for aviation in the UK
  • The role of International and Government bodies and the legal requirements imposed on the aviation industry
  • Controlling access points to security restricted areas
  • Controlling access to aircraft
  • Preparing people for security checks
  • Screening baggage and items by conventional X-ray
  • Searching by hand of passengers and staff
  • Searching by hand of baggage and items
  • Testing of liquids
  • Scanning and searching by Walk Through Metal Detectors (WTMD) and Hand Held Metal Detectors (HHMD) of passengers and staff
  • Searching and patrolling of security restricted areas
  • Searching vehicles and supplies
  • Searching and checking of aircraft

This course is valid for 13 months and a one day refresher is to be completed at intervals not exceeding the 13 month period.

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