Conduct frisk search of persons

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Evidence Guide
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Prepare for a frisk search


Legal powers to frisk search persons and associated workplace procedures are clarified as required and applied


Frisk search is only conducted on persons of the same sex and with another appropriate person of the same sex present


Person to be searched is informed that frisk searches can be intrusive and may cover any part of the body, including the chest and groin


Permission of person to be searched is obtained prior to conducting a frisk search and a private area where the frisk search is to be conducted, is identified


Consent is recorded in accordance with regulatory requirements and organisational procedures


Organisational procedures are followed when a person refuses to be frisk searched


Person being searched is asked to remove bulky over garments and other items in their possession capable of being divested and these garments are separately checked by primary screening processes


Conduct a frisk search of a person


Frisk search of a person is carried out using methods and techniques detailed in organisational procedures and social or cultural issues are taken into account


Frisk search is conducted by gently running open hands over outer garments covering the relevant part of the person, to an extent sufficient to be satisfied that no prohibited items are located on the relevant part of the person


Handheld metal detector is used to assist in identifying area to be searched, which may include sensitive areas of a person’s body


When alarm source cannot be resolved, a more thorough and private search is conducted in accordance with organisational procedures, and person is escorted to a private area to identify and remove alarm source


Correct work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) principles are followed during a frisk search of persons, in accordance with organisational procedures


Customer service principles and standards are applied throughout a frisk search of a person, in accordance with organisational procedures


Cleared person is allowed to proceed to sterile area


Uncleared person is detained in accordance with organisational procedures


Apply special frisk search methods


Special screening methods and requirements are applied when conducting a frisk search of infants and children in accordance with organisational procedures


Special screening methods and requirements are applied when conducting a frisk search or people who have a disability or specific needs, in accordance with organisational procedures


Respond to detection of weapons or prohibited items during a frisk search


Person detected carrying weapons and/or prohibited items is detained in accordance with organisational procedures


Detected prohibited item or weapon is handled and stored in accordance with procedures


Maintain records of a frisk search


Frisk search records requirements and processes are confirmed


Frisk search records including written consents, are maintained in accordance with organisational procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

AVIO2004 appears in the following qualifications:

  • AVI20512 - Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection
  • AVI20613 - Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Passenger/Non-Passenger Screener)
  • AVI20713 - Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Checked Baggage Screener)
  • AVI20416 - Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Checked Baggage Screener)
  • AVI20316 - Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Passenger and Non-Passenger Screener)