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4 Fundamental Characteristics of a Quality X-ray Simulator

Posted by Vicki Tran on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 5:45 PM

Use of X-ray systems to scan belongings, mail, and cargo is widespread and can be particularly prominent depending on which industry you work in. To be proficient in detecting prohibited goods and dangerous items, constant practice over time is needed.

Organizations utilizing X-ray equipment know how crucial it is to provide screeners with this type of continuous training, especially as items and threats change constantly. That’s why they turn to X-ray simulators to supplement operator training. Let’s explore four fundamental characteristics of a quality X-ray simulator.

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Topics: Security Training, Computer Based Training (CBT)

9 Reasons Companies Rely More on CBT than ILT for Security Training

Posted by Vicki Tran on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Many companies in the transportation, critical infrastructure, and ports & borders market require some form of security training. This could be to ensure safe transit systems for passengers, secure chain of custody for cargo, detect threats at security checkpoints, or prevent the smuggling of prohibited items across borders.

Whatever it may be – the trend for security training to progress along with our rapidly expanding use of technology is only natural. That’s why more and more companies are comfortable turning to Computer Based Training (CBT) to fulfill their security training needs – using it alongside Instructor Led Training (ILT) or replacing it altogether.

Let’s explore nine reasons why CBT has become increasingly popular over traditional classroom instruction in the training industry.

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Topics: Training & Development, Computer Based Training (CBT)