The skies are alive again with high employment opportunities for Aviation Security Officers.
The new airport security course is now ready for boarding at our Gold Coast and North Lakes offices.
Currently only available in QLD. For all other states, please add yourself to the waiting list on the right hand side bar.
All new screeners in the aviation and maritime sectors must hold this qualification (Course code AVI20118) from 16th January 2022.
For existing screeners, your skills and experience will be recognised.
Existing screeners do not need to complete this course if you:
More information is available on the Department of Home Affairs website.
This qualification provides individuals with general and specialist skills to operate effectively in a broad range of transport security screening roles.
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.
Upon successful competition of our airport security course, you will be awarded a Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (AVI20118) qualification.
Transport Security Screening Officer roles for this stream include:
This will allow you to work at places like airports, port facilities, court houses, cruise ship terminals and large scale screening facilities.
Not sure which security course fits your needs? Find out more about the requirements for security licensing and which course provides you your desired career outcome here!
IMPORTANT! Students enrolling into the Certificate II in Transport Security Protection must either have:
This can be obtained by submitting an application to an ASIC/MSIC Issuing Body. Some employers may be Issuing Bodies or may have existing relationships with one.
Alternatively, ASSET is a registered agent for Veritas and can assist applicants with applying for an ASIC or MSIC Job Ready Background Check. If you are ready to proceed with your check now please follow these steps:
For persons only performing a Cargo Screening Role, no pre-requisite qualification is required. For roles whereby personnel are required to deliver passenger screening also, student’s should hold a minimum of Certificate II in Security Operations to support the overall quality of service provided.
Before enrolling with Asset College, please ensure you are fully informed by reading our Student Handbook.
Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.
Units of Competency
This Certificate II in Transport Security Protection includes the following units of competency to cover cargo, maritime, domestic and international roles.
Group A – Air Cargo Examination Officer
Group B – Domestic Airport Screening Officer
Group C – International Airport Screening Officer
Group D – Maritime Screening Officer
Units within the Groups outlined above are duplicated but listed to correctly outline the streams. Please be advised students will only need to complete each unit once.
To gain an overview of everything you will be required to learn in this course, please visit training.gov.au.
The face to face component of the airport security course will run for 5 days in-class 8.30am – 5.00pm plus pre-course self-paced online study and assessment.
After completing the airport security course, you may choose to extend your expertise in security, risk or leadership through one of the following qualifications:
$1750 plus ASIC
JobReady ASIC or MSIC Background Check is $167.20 (inc GST). This fee is non-refundable once you have completed your ID check.
Note, the ASIC or MSIC is not issued until an employer provides evidence of an operational need. At this time, there will be an additional card issuing fee payable by either the applicant or their employer. This fee is $121 (Inc GST).
The fee cannot be included in payment plans and is payable upon completion of your application and proceeding to ID check for JobReady ASIC or JobReady MSIC.
Please read our Course Fees and Refund policy here.
Assessment Re-Submission Fees
Should you be deemed not competent after 2 attempts at a unit of competency, an assessment re-submission fee of $50 will apply per assessment.
Should you wish to cancel your course or your enrolment is cancelled by us due to no progress and you then wish to re-enrol, a re-enrolment fee of 25% of the standard course fee will apply if requested within 3 months of initial cancellation. If re-enrolment is requested within 4 – 12 months of initial cancellation, 50% of the standard course fee will apply.
“Just wanted to thank you Mike for all your help and letting you know that I made it through. ISS are just waiting on my ASIC and if that comes back clear I start work as an Aviation Security Officer at the Brisbane International Airport.
I am already recommending the courses with Asset College to all my friends and family. You were a great support all the way through.”