CIFFA Education / Air Cargo Security Training

CIFFA Education

Cargo Security Co-ordinator (CSC) Initial
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On Demand N/A Cargo Security Co-ordinator (CSC) Initial Online $425.00 CAD + Tax $525.00 CAD + Tax
Cargo Security Co-ordinator (CSC) Initial
  • Start Date: On Demand
    Location: Online
    Member Fee: $425.00 CAD + Tax
    Non-Member Fee: $525.00 CAD + Tax

A Cargo Security Coordinator (CSC) is known as:  A senior company representative who has the responsibility and authority to manage air cargo security issues and to liaise with Transport Canada as necessary." The CSC is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance and administration of the Cargo Security Plan for an individual or multiple sites. 

Training is done via an e-Learning program, available 24/7. Plan on 5-6 hours for completion of the CSC e-Learning Program.

CIFFA Air Cargo Security training for Cargo Security Coordinators (CSCs) is fully revised and narrated to include the changes implemented on October 17th, 2016. This updated course is suitable for new CSCs or as a refresher training. It is also suitable for Known Consignors, Regulated Agents or Certified Agents.

Note* This course does not include cargo screener training for any Transport Canada approved screening methods. 

Locations: Online
Exam Location: No Exam
Certificate : Cargo Security Co-ordinator
Final passing grade (%) : 100
Certificate Expiry : No expiry date. On-going continuous training is recommended

Important note: Due to the security-sensitive nature of these programs, registrations will be accepted only from participants in Transport Canada’s Air Cargo Security Program, who are regulated Agents, certified Agents, and known Consignors.  

The program authorization number or screenshot of Cargo Security Plan status from the Secure Supply Chain Information Management System (SSCIMS) will be required to register for this training.

Schedule & Topics:

Course registrants are required to complete the online course and pass the online exam.

The Online lessons include:

L1 - Air Cargo Security Program Introduction

L2 - ACSP Application Process 

L3 - Vulnerability, Threat and Risk 

L4 - Identification of Unauthorized Weapons, Explosives/Incendiaries and CBRNs 

L5 - Identification and Response to Threats 

L6 - Prevention of Unauthorized Access and Tampering 

L7 - Security Incident Reporting 

L8 - Cargo Security Plan Requirements 

L9 - Security Audits 

Learning Objectives:

Learn how the Transport Canada Air Cargo Security Program will impact your organization and clients. Learn about the application process with Transport Canada, the legislative requirements and your responsibilities. Learn how to recognize, prevent, and respond to security threats. Learn how to develop a Cargo Security Plan for each location in your company.

Target Audience:

Management personnel of companies in the supply chain, dealing with air cargo. These designated representatives of your company must have the authority to implement air cargo security procedures: Freight Forwarders, Third Party Service Providers, Warehousing and Distribution, Carriers, Known Consignors (shippers who tender secure cargo). Transport Canada also requires CSCs to undergo a criminal background check, in addition to air cargo security training. 

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