Cargo Aviation Security Principles (CASP) and Cargo Operative (CO)

All staff with unescorted access to identifiable secure air cargo require training to some degree. There is a training syllabus specifically for Regulated Agents and their drivers (referred to as Levels: Cargo Aviation Security Principles (CASP), Cargo Operative (CO). Exactly which staff receive which level or module is down to a company to decide, based on their knowledge of the operation and the rules set in place by the CAA/DfT.

Course syllabus:

  1. The threat to aviation

  2. Aviation Security – Organisation and Legislation

  3. Protecting Air Cargo – Warehouse

  4. Protecting Air Cargo – Drivers

  5. Protecting and Searching Aircraft

  6. Protecting Air Cargo – Warehouse

  7. Reacting To and Reporting of Suspicious and Circumstances and Security Incidents

  8. Security Controls for Air Cargo

  9. Warehouse acceptance and Dispatch of Air Cargo

  10. Prohibited Articles

  11. Methods of Concealment