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Ground Security Supervisor (GSS)

This course is designed to provide the supervisors of Ground Security Operatives (GSOs) at an airport with the relevant knowledge and skills to provide effective security in accordance with the relevant legislation.

Course details for Initial


Course duration: 3 days (module dependent)

NSSA (Doncaster), London Heathrow or location of your choice

Course details for Recurrent


Course duration: 2 days (module dependent)

NSSA (Doncaster), London Heathrow or location of your choice

Course Overview

This course will ensure those responsible for direct oversight of the implementation of security within an airport are fully aware of their responsibilities and have the confidence to effectively supervise activities, such as controlling access, and the screening and searching of passengers and staff, baggage, airport supplies and aircraft.

The recurrent course is designed to refresh and update the knowledge of those practising as GSSs, ensuring awareness of changes to legislation and threats, etc.

Course Content 

The course covers a wide range of modules, including:

  • The Supervisor's Role
  • Compliance and Regulation
  • Responding to Incidents
  • Security Equipment
  • Searching Persons and Items Carried
  • Searching Vehicles
  • Searching and Checking Aircraft

 Course Format

The GSS will be delivered using a combination of classroom instruction using presentations, discussions, exercises and practical-based training.


  • Knowledge and practical assessment 


  • Aviation 

Forthcoming Dates

We deliver this course at the request of clients to meet their operational needs. Please contact our team to discuss your requirements.