Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
TSAT-0008
Organization Course Number:
TSA-0013
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
30 -- 35 hours
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 aviation security
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 interpersonal communication
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide TSOs with the additional skills and knowledge required to perform as a dual function officer, performing not only checkpoint screening procedures, but also checked baggage screening procedures (does not include CB Explosive Detection System (EDS) or On Screen Alarm Resolution Protocol (OSARP).

Learning Outcomes:

  • identify checked baggage permitted and prohibited items
  • describe checked baggage screening procedures
  • conduct checked baggage physical searches
  • perform the checked baggage Explosives Trace Detection (ETD) Protocol procedures
  • follow checked baggage ETD alarm resolution procedures

General Course Topics:

  • TSO safety and awareness
  • Screening procedures
  • Prohibited and permitted items
  • Physical search
  • Explosive trace detection
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Other
  • practical skills demonstrations (PSD) with

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials