Extremism and Terrorism Awareness Certificate

Although the threat from terrorist incidents is relatively low, it is vital that employers, employees and students remain aware of the threat posed by extremist violence. Vigilance underpinned by a working knowledge of violent extremism is the best defence against terrorist-related injuries and fatalities. In this course, you will learn how and why some people come to adopt extremist views, how to identify extremism in others and how some individuals cross the line from fervent beliefs to violence. The course also contains practical advice to follow should your workplace or institution come under threat from terrorism.

Course syllabus:

  1. What Is Extremism and Terrorism?

  2. What Factors Make Someone Likely To Develop Extremist Views?

  3. Identifying Signs of Radicalisation

  4. How To Respond If You Suspect Someone Has Been Radicalised

  5. Responding to a Terrorist Attack