Diploma in New Terrorism and Counter Measures

This vocational qualification is designed to enable learners acquire a range of skills and knowledge and competencies in the fields of terrorism, threat assessment, prevention, countermeasures and emergency action. A critical feature includes providing quality information to management, frontline staff and others with an interest. Successful learners may also undertake effective threat assessments and give advice in a broad range of environments. This vocational qualification was designed to build on the existing experiences and activity of those engaged in the area of threat assessment and countermeasures as well as creating a pathway for those wishing to enter into or progress within the sector. Formal certification will define those individuals, thus enhancing employability and personal progression.

Course syllabus:

  1. Nature of New Terrorism

  2. Targets and Types of Attack

  3. General Preparedness

  4. Risk Assessment

  5. Counter Measures

  6. Critical Infrastructure Loss Impact

  7. Security Systems and Procedures

  8. Security Plan Structure

  9. Staff General Awareness

  10. Staff Travel Risks

  11. Emergencies and Disaster Recovery