Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
TSAT-0007
Organization Course Number:
TSA-0012
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
3 days (16 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 public safety
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide an introduction to the Checked Baggage Crossover course and the knowledge, skills, and abilities to function as a TSO at a Checked Baggage screening location.

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)

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials