RACA Training

I want to become a Regulated Air Cargo Agent

Air Cargo Security Awareness Training

The New Zealand Government requires that air cargo is to be security cleared before it can be loaded on an aircraft. These security measures place specific requirements on businesses that handle or make arrangements for the transport of air cargo. Under the Aviation Security Act 2007, businesses that security clear, handle or make arrangements for the transport of air cargo must be a Regulated Air Cargo Agent (RACA).

The below is a two-part online course designed to assist you in achieving the basic skills and knowledge needed to effectively carry out the air cargo security functions of a RACA and equip you with the basic training required to work in the Regulated Air Cargo environment. The course is self-paced, offered online and valid for three years. Once payment is made in full, you’ll receive your login details and can begin the course, which you have 90 days to complete.

RACA Online Training

There are two sections and a two-part assessment for this course:

Section A
  • Basic security awareness
  • Recognising and reporting IEDs
  • Maintaining cargo integrity
  • Maintaining cargo confidentiality
  • Controlling access
  • Completing documentation
Assessment A

Final Knowledge Assessment Task (online)

  • Consists of 20 multi-choice questions.
  • 80% pass mark required (16/20 correct).
  • You may have a second attempt if unsuccessful – with a different set of questions.
Section B
  • Regulations, roles and responsibilities
  • Maintaining the Regular Customer list
  • Checking consignor identity
  • Examining international air cargo
  • Monitoring cargo after examination
  • Completing documentation
Assessment B

Scenario Testing (online)

  • Several scenarios
  • Designed to demonstrate your practical skills and simulate the way you would handle certain practical situations in your workplace.
  • A Certificate of Completion will be awarded once the assessment is successfully completed.

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A member of the CBAFF team will be in contact with you after you submit this form.


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