Why Choose this Training Course?
Security Officers are professionals who work in a variety of organizations and with diverse groups of people. As such, they require the necessary skills and knowledge to enhance both personal and organizational performance. As quickly as the world and its continents change and develop, so do risks and threats of dealing with people of this world. Organizations can no longer view security departments and employees as lower level functions. In order to ensure staff in these departments function effectively within the realm of the larger organizational objectives, it is essential that security officers have skills to lead their staff and department teams and individual officers have the required skills and expertise to provide an effective response to implementing successful security.
In order to achieve a consistent level of best practice in security, the officer needs to understand the requirements of the industry, their organization and department, their team and their security projects.
This comprehensive “Developing Practical Skills & Techniques for Security Officers” training course is designed to equip delegates with skills, knowledge and ability to perform their duties to international standards and current best practice in security. The training course is an opportunity to develop security skills that will enhance any organization or individual officer's ability to handle conflict situations and security solutions. The training course is structured to develop knowledge in technical security areas of roles and functions, risk assessment, legislation, health/safety, incident control and crisis management. This highly interactive and hands-on training course is designed to empower participants to have an opportunity to learn and understand as well as practice techniques that make security work more efficient and effective, therefore creating conditions for productivity.
What are the Goals?
By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:
- Identify best practice and effective policy implementation on leading security solutions
- Effectively operate and interact with a security function
- Identify communication strategies to build more productive communications
- Understand the roles of Security Officer
- Know how to effectively diffuse and deal with conflict
- Understand special risk requirements
- Identify the components of an Improvised Explosive device (IED)
Who is this Training Course for?
The training course will be of benefit to those who find themselves responsible for or involved with mobile or static guarding or implementing guarding security in both the public and the private sector. In addition, it will raise the awareness for those personnel who have been allocated 'potential' or specific tasks in an existing security programme yet have had insufficient time to devote to the subject.
This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:
- Security supervisors / officers
- Facility supervisors / officers
- HR and administrative supervisors responsible for security
- Health and Safety / Fire personnel
How will this Training Course be Presented?
This AZTech training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. The delegates will be involved in the latest trends in training course presentations. The classroom presentations are made up of interactive practical exercises, supported by audio visual material and case studies. Delegates will be expected to participate actively in relating the principles of security management to the specific needs for their industry. This practical development of skills will benefit delegates who then can return to work ready for implementation of security measures and plans.
The Course Content
Day One: Introduction to Security
- Define the key purpose of security
- The main objectives of a security officer
- Qualities of a security officer
- Assignment instructions
- Control rooms
- Different types of patrols
- Perimeter security and access control
- Security lighting
Day Two: Threats to Assets
- Understanding loss
- Key point identification
- Key point identification (Case study)
- Risk analysis
- Risk analysis (Case study)
- Security survey (Theory)
- Security survey (Practical)
Day Three: Special Risks
- Understanding terrorism
- Weapons and explosives recognition
- Conditions in place before searching
- Different types of search (Theory)
- Different types of search (Practical)
- Actions on a find
- Evacuation planning
- Threat warning reports
Day Four: Control and Restraint
- Legal considerations
- Impact factors
- Reasonable response options
- Profiled offender behaviour
- Identification of warning signs
- Identification of danger signs
- Striking techniques
- Primary target area
- Secondary target area
- Final target area
- Use of force report writing
- Positional asphyxia
Day Five: Fire Prevention
- The nature of fire (Video)
- Three elements of fire
- Classifications of fire
- Fire extinguishers
- Fire risk assessment
- Fire risk assessment (Practical)
- AZTech Certificate of Completion for delegates who attend and complete the training course