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Terrorism Awareness was once a national or local issue and mostly restricted to within national borders. The terrorist aims were to use violence and fear to force a government to change its position and agree to the terrorists’ demands. This has changed in recent years.
There are now new terrorists and terrorist groups that have no state or national alliance. They have aims that are often very difficult for governments and people to accept or understand and so the violence will continue across borders, continents and around the world. Of concern is the increasing number of attacks and the level of fear they now achieve through increasing the scale of death and horror and also bringing such fear closer to innocent civilians.
A further aspect of modern terrorism is the levels of crime they are prepared to conduct in order to finance their terrorist activity. Terrorist related crime also now reaches across the world and exists in almost all parts of society where money can be made.
- Terrorism Awareness Brochure - download
TERRORISM AWARENESS COURSE BREAKDOWN
This iSMTA Short Course is designed to provide a basic awareness of Terrorism. The programme is aimed at people who have a responsibility within a Business or Organisation for the protection of people and property at risk of a terrorist incident.
Anyone in this position is strongly encouraged to continue with further studies as it is not possible to cover every aspect of terrorism awareness in a short course and, in any event, for many countries there is such an increase in terrorist incidents that keeping updated is a challenge for all of us.
COURSE AIM & LENGTH
This iSMTA Short course is titled Terrorism Awareness. The objective of this course is to provide the student with basic knowledge to understand terrorism and related counter measures. There is also a Module on “stay Safe” which is for the benefit of anyone who might find themselves caught up by accident as a terrorist incident happens.
This Short course has a Final Assessment Paper consisting of 10 questions relating to the course content. The questions require a yes or no answer. When submitted, the Final Assessment Paper is marked automatically and immediately. This Short course is completed when the student has achieved a 60% pass mark from the course Final Assessment.
Students are awarded a pass certificate on successful completion of the course which provides evidence of professional knowledge, skills and commitment.
Download – Print – Display
On successful completion of the course, students are invited to download and print their course pass certificate and to display them with pride.
Unlike other providers iSMTA is an e-learning purist, in that all taught content that is delivered by one of our many Subject Matter Experts (SME) is a close resemblance to actually being in the classroom, but without all the costs and time constraints. This self-certifying (duty of care) course delivered over one hour will enable you to apply some basic reasoning to make informed decisions as to your safety.
Module 1: Introduction to Terrorism
Module 2: The Impact of Terrorism
Module 3: Terrorist Threats
Module 4: Stay Safe
Module 5: Counter-terrorism
Module 6: The Nightmare Scenarios
Who is this course for?
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is aimed to provide knowledge and awareness to:
• Chief Security Officers
• Cyber Security Leaders
• Chief Information Security Officers
• Security Managers
• Risk Managers
• Resilience Managers
• Security Specialists
• Close Protection Specialists
• Business Continuity Specialists
• Business Leaders
• Workers in High Risk Areas
• Duty of Care Officers
• Police Officers
• Armed Forces
• Government Agencies
• Health and Safety Officers
• Emergency Responders
- A PC or Laptop running Windows XP and above, or a Mac running OSX
- If you are using a tablet or smartphone, then applications can be downloaded to enable optimal delivery (these applications will be prompted by our system, when required)
- nternet connection speed of at least 256k, 3G or 4G, but we recommend over 1Mb
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