Introduction to Hold Baggage Screening Course

The Introduction to Hold Baggage Screening Course will introduce security screeners to stringent regulations requiring 100% screening of hold baggage. It provides a foundation for any employee preparing to work at a security screening checkpoint. This course will introduce common methodologies used to screen passenger hold baggage such as physical search, trace detection, and X-ray systems. The course will also explain the various hold baggage screening levels.

Key Features

  • Standardized instruction
  • Secure records management system
  • Flexible delivery options
  • Customized to your company needs

Key Benefits

  • Standardized - Each student interacts with the same training content. This ensures each student is trained to the same standard and is prepared to carry out his responsibilities.
  • Practical – Safe and effective way for the student to learn critical skills used on the job.
  • Self-paced – Each student can work through the training at his own pace.
  • Flexibility – Determine whether training is delivered via CD, Local Area Network, or over the internet.

Course Topics

Course Overview - Explains how the course is organized and describes how to navigate through the course. The student will become familiar with the format and will be able to use its features to the fullest.

Defining 100% HBS - Explains why security screening was developed and teaches the student what 100% hold baggage screening means. The course explains the various methodologies used to screen passenger baggage brought aboard an aircraft.

HBS Screening Levels - Teaches about the screening levels to filter bags that require further inspection, where each level is designed to ensure bags containing explosive threats are detected. The student will learn how a Baggage Handling System (BHS) may be used to track the status of a bag proceeding through the various screening levels.

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