S.T.O.P. Postal Devices


S.T.O.P. Postal Devices offers the ideal e-learning course for all of your postal security training needs as it will ensure all personnel who handle or receive mail become familiar with the characteristics of suspect parcels, and that they follow correct procedures to mitigate the postal device threat.

It delivers affordable online postal security training using photos, video, audio, text and animation to provide an enjoyable learning experience and improve knowledge retention.

Course Length: 3 hours

Availability: e-Learning & DVD

Course Modules

The online course focuses on the important aspects of mailroom security and is designed to improve the mail security awareness of employees, teach security procedures and the types of postal devices, and generally improve suspicious mail detection skills. 

  • Major Events
  • Warning Signs
  • Methods of Delivery
  • Types of Packaging
  • External Markings
  • Wrapping
  • Other Signs
  • Types of Devices
  • Introduction to Explosives
  • Lethal Devices
  • Non Lethal Devices
  • Security Procedures
  • Procedures
  • Precautionary Measures
  • Contingency Planning 


The Postal Devices Test uses multiple choice, hot spot, drag and drop and true or false questions to assess the knowledge that you have gained during the course.

After each question, you are given feedback for each incorrectly answered question as well as an overall score at the end.

Who is this Postal Devices course for?

This online course is designed for all personnel who normally screen mail either visually or with the aid of an x-ray machine:

  • Security Officers
  • Mailroom Supervisors and Staff
  • Facility Managers
  • Office and Building Service Managers
  • Receptionists
  • Secretaries