Active Armed Offender Training

Active Armed Offender Training New Zealand

Unfortunately, we have seen a rise in incidents of workplace violence, including those involving weapons. Safety in the workplace is Resolution Education’s number one priority, which is why we have designed the Active Armed Offenders Training course.

This comprehensive course is designed to equip employees with the skills to effectively handle encounters with armed offenders. From understanding incidents to employing safety tactics and navigating post-incident procedures, we provide practical solutions to ensure participants feel confident and well-prepared.

While incidents involving weapons are rare, their potential impact is profound. By implementing efficient protocols through specialised training, employees are empowered to respond calmly and confidently in the face of danger. This ultimately creates a safer work environment for all.

Who Will Benefit from Active
Armed Offender Training?

This training is designed for employees who may encounter armed offenders in the workplace or who want to be prepared for such situations. This includes security personnel, managers, and frontline employees.

The organisations that are most at risk for armed offender incidents and would benefit from this training include financial institutions, retail businesses, healthcare facilities, educational institutions, government buildings, transportation hubs, and security and law enforcement agencies. These organisations often deal with large crowds, valuable assets, or contentious situations. This increases the likelihood of encountering dangerous individuals.

This training can be tailored to the unique needs of each organisation. This ensures participants receive practical solutions that can be implemented in their specific workplace environments.

Course Overview

  • Duration: Customised Half-Day or Full-Day
  • Delivery: Face-to-Face only
  • Location: Australia, New Zealand and Internationally – at your workplace or at a convenient location of your choice
  • Capacity: Up to 25 people for the day or an additional trainer can be organised
  • What To Wear: Clothes you would normally wear to work

Training Outcomes

By completing this course, participants will:

  • understand the threat of different types of armed offenders
  • identify potential offenders and concealed weapons
  • conduct a workplace risk assessment including locational characteristics and security capability levels
  • apply deterrence strategies and deploy physical safety measures
  • implement an effective exit strategy
  • understand appropriate actions during the incident, including when confronted by an active offender
  • implement effective communication strategies, including with police and emergency services
  • understand how to best coordinate a response in real-time with police and emergency services
  • implement a post-incident recovery plan
  • deploy active weapon survival tactics and self-defence where necessary
  • participate in realistic, scenario-based training exercises

This training provides a safe environment to discuss and practise various situations, increasing both the understanding of the material presented and confidence in the ability to deal with armed offenders.

Course Outline

All course outlines are evidence-based and include proven techniques that are customised to the organisation. This ensures that the needs of the participants are addressed, and they walk away from the training with practical solutions.

The training is divided into modules, allowing participants to progressively develop their skills by starting with foundational concepts and advancing to real-life scenario practice.

A more detailed Active Armed Offender Training course outline can be provided by contacting us directly.

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