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Aviation Background Checks

Aviation Background Checks

As per EC regulation 2019/103 published on the 24th January 2019, pre-employment checks shall be discontinued by 31 July 2019.

Starting from the 01st August 2019 any person being recruited to implement, or to be responsible for the implementation of, screening, access control or other security controls elsewhere than an airports security restricted area, or having unescorted access to air cargo and mail, air carrier mail and air carrier material, in-flight supplies and airport supplies to which the required security controls have been applied, shall have successfully completed an enhanced or a standard background check.

Whether an enhanced or a standard background check has to be completed shall be determined by the appropriate authority in accordance with applicable national rules.

In accordance with the applicable rules of Union and national law, a standard background check shall:

(a) establish the person’s identity on the basis of documentary evidence;

(b) cover criminal records in all states of residence during at least the preceding 5 years;

(c) cover employment, education and any gaps during at least the preceding 5 years.

Persons that have already completed a pre-employment check before 01st August 2019 shall be required to undergo a background check by 30 June 2020 at the latest.

Please click on the following link for further details of the EC amended regulations.

All our online aviation security training courses are fully compliant with the latest EC regulations, courses include the following:

Dublin Airport BSAT Training
Air Cargo Security Training
General Security Awareness Training