Counter-Terrorism Awareness

In today's world, the threat of a terrorist attack is a very real and serious danger. Often the terrorist’s target is the general public. All of us have a part to play in ensuring that our working and leisure environments stay safe. Against this backdrop, training in terrorism awareness and prevention is becoming increasingly important. This course has been specifically created to meet this need. Watch this video on You Tube which was produced by The National Counter Terrorism Unit which gathers information from police officers, security personnel and the general public and looks for leads that indicate terrorist activity.

Course syllabus:

  1. Where does terrorism come from? Understanding of the terrorist mindset

  2. Understanding the threat and its consequences

  3. The cycle of attack and hostile reconnaissance

  4. Awareness of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

  5. Risk reduction measures to deter terrorists

  6. Security planning and procedures

  7. Incident management planning

  8. The role of counter-terror organisations