Security screeners, whether they are employees of RACSF or employees of a RACSF’s screening service provider, who will perform air cargo screening duties in the RACSF premises
|AVSC1401-PART1||MATF Approved Course|
06/12/2022 – 09/12/2022 (4 days)
10/01/2023 – 13/01/2023 (4 days)
07/03/2023 – 10/03/2023 (4 days)
02/05/2023 – 05/05/2023 (4 days)
13/06/2023 – 16/06/2023 (4 days)
|HKD 1,716||HKIAA and HKIAA-AVSECO JV|
This training is a prerequisite four-day classroom learning which equips participants with the knowledge and skill sets of X-ray screening of cargo with the aid of X-ray image analysis. It also covers the RACSF system and relevant legislation, definitions and classifications of restricted articles and dangerous goods, and natures of explosives and improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
The classroom training includes lectures, trainers’ demonstrations, computer-based training system practice. Participants are required to complete all classes and pass each individual test (i.e. a written test and two certification tests on cargo search and X-ray screening).
Upon successful completion of this classroom learning and initial certification tests, participants have to complete the 30-hour on-the-job operational training supervised by the same Certification Body (CB) before they can operate independently.
All enrolments have to be made by RACSF. To enrol in the training, RACSF shall download, complete, and submit each applicant's application form and all supporting documentary proofs listed in the application form to AcademyEnquiry@hkiaaAcademy.com .
RACSF shall ensure each applicant’s documentary proof including
(i) Medical examination report
(ii) Education certificates
(iii) Documentary proof of employment history in the previous 5 years
are furnished at the time of the application submission. Failure to submit the documentary proof at this time may result in the suspension or rejection of the application(s).
RACSF shall ensure that all X-ray security screeners, whether they be employees or the employees of a screening service provider, have met the medical, educational, and other criteria requested by CAD. For details, please refer to P. 15 of CAD’s guidelines on Application for RACSF for Off-airport Air Cargo Screening.
Eligible applicants may apply for refund of 80% of fees after completing this approved course, subject to a maximum of HKD30,000, under the Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme (ProTERS) of Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF). For details, please refer to the MATF session or http://www.matf.gov.hk