IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE & VEHICLE-BORNE EXPLOSIVE AWARENESS
As public safety professionals, the chance of encountering IEDs and vehicle-borne explosives has increased significantly, especially during large scale public events. Being responsible for public safety, if such a crisis should arise, it is imperative that members of your organization are aware of IEDs and capable of identifying a device and acting if one is discovered. In this course, you and your team will learn how to increase awareness, recognize suspicious packages and create an action plan. With the enhanced knowledge you will gain from this course, your team will be more confident and better prepared to respond.
CBRNE/HAZMAT AWARENESS AND PREPARATION
As first responders, being first on scene for a CBRNE/HAZMAT incident is a health and safety risk for not only the public but also to you as a responder. When you are prepared properly and can respond quickly and efficiently, your health and the safety of others on the scene will be protected. In this 1-day course, you will learn to identify, respond, and how to confidently take action in a HAZMAT or CBRNE environment to mitigate injury and death. The course includes the different types of responses, how to establish safety zones, selecting the appropriate PPE and how to safely conduct decontamination according to protocol.
SCBA AND PPE WORKSHOP
When you are in an emergency toxic environment, like a gas leak or chemical spill, the proper protective clothing and equipment may be the difference between life and death. In this workshop, you will actively participate in live drills and exercises where you will learn how to select and don the proper equipment as well as how to effectively operate the equipment including SCBA. This course is designed to give you hands-on training experience, practice and the knowledge needed to operate and survive in a toxic environment, reducing injury and liability for your team and organization.
LEADERSHIP AND DECISION MAKING WORKSHOP
As a leader of a team or organization, or while performing in any authoritative role, your team is looking to you for accurate direction and sound decision making. Without direction and sound decision making, the success and progress of your organization will suffer. In this 1-day course, you will grow your leadership capabilities by participating in live action scenarios and table-top exercises that will guide you into becoming a more effective leader. By becoming more confident in the decision making process, your team will regard you as an effective communicator and dependable leader, resulting in organizational growth and progress with less delays and minimal mistakes.
SAFE IN THE CITY
If you live or work in the city, you may find yourself in a dangerous situation or unsafe environment, feeling fearful and unprepared to act. In this 1-day course, you will learn situational awareness and how to recognize indicators of conflict. With the safety techniques learned, you will feel more confident and better prepared for your commute, public outing or when using public transportation. Ultimately, you will reduce your chances of being a victim.
SITUATIONAL AWARENESS AND SELF DEFENSE FOR STUDENTS
If you are a high school or college student with increasing independence, it is paramount that you are alert and aware of your surroundings. Heightened awareness is a skill that is developed through experience that students can learn with understanding and practice. This 1-day course, designed for students, teaches you situational awareness, effective communication and self-defense techniques through drills and real-life scenarios. By the end of this course, you will be prepared, confident and more assertive in public settings. Having the skills to avoid conflict and recognize trouble before it happens will keep you safe and protected when you go to college and as you venture out into the world.
EMT SURVIVAL COURSE
As an EMT, emergency responder or hospital worker, you may be subject to verbal and possibly physical abuse while operating in the field. To protect yourself from harm and maintain your mental health, this 1-day course will boost your skills, confidence and preparedness when interacting with the public, specifically distressed and unruly subjects. With live action drills and real-time scenarios, you will be trained on how to increase your situational awareness and recognize pre-incident indicators of violence as well as learning some basic physical defensive tactics. By enhancing your skills and learning new tactics, you and your team will be better prepared to react, keeping yourself and those around you safe.
If you and your team handle U.S. currency, there could be counterfeit bills passing through your hands without detection diminishing your profit margin and costing your business. This course will teach your team how to confidently identify and report counterfeit notes. With this increased awareness and knowledge, your organization will benefit from less loss, decreasing liability, and increasing cost effectiveness.
NYS SECURITY GUARD ORIGINAL & RECERTIFICATION
As a security guard, you are constantly at risk of a threat or emergency. Whether you are already part of a security detail or looking to be hired, a certification is required. This initial certification and recertification course will cover rules and regulations and teach you how to respond to an emergency using real-life scenarios. This class will have you more prepared to stay safe and will help you gain a better understanding of the legal limitations in regard to the actions a member of a security team can take. By earning this license, you will also improve your chances of getting hired.
FIREARMS & SAFETY AWARENESS
Whether or not you are a firearm owner, you may find yourself in a situation that would require your ability to recognize and safely handle a firearm in order to keep yourself and others safe. In this course, you will learn the nomenclature of a firearm, how to operate a firearm and most importantly, how to ensure a firearm is safe. With this class, you will gain critical knowledge that will help you prevent tragic accidents that would otherwise be avoided when safety is the priority.
ADVANCED FIREARMS HANDLING & CONCEALED WEAPON CARRY
As a firearm owner, you want to have confidence when handling your firearm, whether for target practice or to better prepare yourself for a hostile confrontation. This 1-day course conducted on a live-range includes target shooting and practical drills. With effective techniques for carrying and handling a weapon, you will build your confidence and improve your safety and the safety of others.
If you are in the field of executive protection, your environment has a constant threat of assassination, injury, abduction or sometimes embarrassment and you must be prepared to react quickly and safely to avoid danger. In this 1-day comprehensive course, you will learn detailed planning, different threats you may be faced with, attack methods and more, all of which will better prepare you to act and protect those under your watch. You will gain confidence regarding your ability to protect and reduce the chances of threat and harm to your principal.
ADVANCED EXECUTIVE/DIGNITARY PROTECTION
Building on the skills you learned from the introductory course, in this class, you will gain a more in depth knowledge of executive/dignitary protection regarding action plans, threat assessment, movement formations, and advance team work. This 2-day course will give you hands-on experience and the opportunity to participate in drills so you are prepared to keep everyone safe. With additional training on bleeding control and other skills, you increase your life-saving capabilities and reduce the chances of harm to your protectee.
VEHICLE PROTECTIVE & EVASIVE DRIVING COURSE HOSTED BY VEHICLE DYNAMIC INSTITUTE
As a member of a team that protects and transports high-threat executives and/or dignitaries, in the face of a hostile threat, you need to be prepared to rapidly evacuate your protectee safely with evasive driving maneuvers. In this 3-day course - security drivers, executive chauffeurs and other protection specialists will learn advanced techniques through dynamic exercises that will enhance your skill-set and capabilities required to keep your protectee safe during transport. With your enhanced knowledge, you will be prepared to mitigate a dangerous or hostile environment, keeping your protectee safe.
VEHICLE CENTRIC DEFENSIVE TACTICS COURSE HOSTED BY VEHICLE DYNAMIC INSTITUTE
As part of a protection team, you may be in dangerous situations with physical confrontations in and around a vehicle. Your objective needs to be to minimize your protectee’s exposure to risk and injury. In this course, you will learn techniques to defend your protectee, yourself and other members of your team. Your increased confidence to effectively utilize defensive tactics will prepare you and your team for a crisis and reduce your organization's overall liability.