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X-Ray Screening Refresher – Baggage Screening - E-Learning - English

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For security personnel operating baggage screening applications

Maintain and improve the screening skills of your employees using IATA’s online x-ray simulator platform powered by Simfox. Baggage and cargo screeners should receive regular and frequent refresher training to ensure optimal threat recognition in x-ray images. This online simulation course comprises 6 modules to be completed within 6 months. Modules can be completed at your employees’ own pace or one module per month to meet the requirements of EU Regulation No 2015/1998. A test is taken on completion of all 6 modules, certifying the competence of your employee in x-ray screening.

This training meets the requirements of the European Union (EU) Commission Regulation No 2015/1998, requiring persons operating x-ray or EDS equipment to be subject to recurrent training consisting of monthly image recognition training and testing.

This course is available in 2 versions:

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Refresh your image interpretation skills in the area of baggage or cargo screening
  • Recognize various threat items at your respective area of screening
  • Detect threat items in diverse x-ray images with gradual complexity

Course format

  • This self-study e-learning course requires approximately 6 hours of study, to be completed within 6 months.
  • All 6 modules must be completed before attempting the final test
  • Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

Key topics

  • X-ray image interpretation
  • Threat recognition – type of threat
  • Threat recognition – position of threat
  • Threat recognition in complex images

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Who should attend

Only available for purchase by organizations or companies who wish to train 10+ employees with the following roles:

  • Security screeners in airports
  • Security screeners in cargo facilities

Certificate awarded

Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded an e-Certificate available for you to print for your records.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Self-study exams.

    • Exam Delivery Method: Non-supervised online-based exam. Exam can be taken any time at your convenience.
    • Exam Format: Online simulation system; image interpretation
    • Number of questions: 25
    • Time Allowance: 25 minutes
    • Passing Grade: 80% correct answers
    • Number of exam attempts: 2

    Additional information

    Student data report can be provided to your organization’s representative upon request

    About IATA eLearning Training

    • This self-study e-learning course delivers comprehensive instruction to busy baggage and cargo screening professionals.
    • E-learning is a quick and flexible training method providing learner-friendly materials that allow you to learn using short, interactive modules.
    • Write your exam online at a time that is convenient to you.
    • Order online to receive access to this course on our e-learning platform.

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