What to expect from this course
In the last decade the threats to our society have multiplied and evolved in many ways. Terrorist organisations have transferred their fight from Iraq and Afghanistan to our back garden, Europe – and we have seen the damage that a small number of determined individuals can do.
This course will start by introducing the role of the lockdown officer then discuss some of the likely reasons for a lockdown, go over some of the steps you can take to prepare your school for lockdown as well as what to do in the event of a lockdown taking place.
The course is aimed at teachers, school administrators and support staff. It gives them an overview of what to expect and how to act in a lockdown situation and is intended to inform and prepare staff rather than alarm them.
Being prepared and knowing how to handle an emergency situation can be invaluable as it means that proactive positive action can be taken to protect yourself and others in your care.
Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life.
Other courses that complement this one include Prevent Duty, Positive Handling in Schools and Safeguarding Children.
Course content includes:
Introduction and the Lockdown Officer
Reasons for Lockdowns
The Lockdown Signal and the all Clear Signal
Suitable Rooms for Lockdown
Violent Intruder Lockdown
Possible Threat or Danger
Staff Lockdown Responsibilities
Home Office Police Requirements
Simple Measures and Where to Seek Help
Approximately 60 minutes but you can spend as little or as much time on each subject as you wish, and go forward or back through the course at any time.
This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Study at your own pace and log in and out as often as you wish.
Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features.
Allows you to work at your own pace, testing your knowledge as you progress through the course.
Assessment is by a short multiple choice end of course test, on successful completion of which a CPD-accredited certificate can be downloaded.