Duration: 22 hours over 3 consecutive days (7 hours of FA practice)
Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK
This course is based on three days of training, including a half day simulation exercise and practical life saving first aid in field environment.
The Aim of this Course
To prepare staff with the security and first aid skills they need to reduce risk when travelling to the field, by highlighting the most prevalent threats and risk reductions measures, and giving an overview of key precautions to take, and what provisions should be made by the agency.
Individuals who complete this course should renew their learning within three years.
Key Learning Objectives for this course
By the end of the training participants should be able to:
- Understand situational awareness to assess specific situations and take appropriate action.
- Develop one's personal strengths, weaknesses, behavioural habits and attitudes and understand how these impact on security.
- Understand the most relevant security concepts and terminology to enable a common understanding of security and inform preventative and contingency planning.
- Understand sexual aggression and how to reduce risk of this threat including awareness of risk, prevention and response.
- Understand, recognize and manage different types of stress and how to cultivate personal and team resilience, dealing with trauma and traumatic events including critical incident response.
- Understand how to prepare before travel and deployments, and considerations during travel.
- Understand vehicle and travel safety including how to prevent and respond in vehicle related incidents.
- Understand what threat and vulnerability mean and how to assess real or perceived risk and apply personal risk assessment, risk reduction measures and responses to a range of threats including:
- Indirect and Direct Fire, Shelling and Weapons
- Dealing with Interrogation, Detention and Arrest
- Hostile Checkpoints
- Criminal Threats including petty crime and carjacking.
- Be equipped with the first aid skills and knowledge to react appropriately, preserving life in a range of injuries