Active Armed Offender Training Active Armed Offender Training

Active Armed Offender Training

  • Duration3 Hours
  • Competency

    Statement of Completion

  • Locations


Course Overview

Active Armed Offender training focuses on the key role that you can play in developing and implementing appropriately informed preparedness and response arrangements to reduce the risks posed by the threat of active armed offenders. It reflects the guidelines established by the Australia New Zealand Counter- Terrorism Committee (ANZCTC) and focuses on key areas including:

Procedures – Ensure dedicated procedures are in place to reduce the risks posed by the threat of active armed offenders

Training – Undertake training to respond to an active armed offender incident

Assistance – Have on hand and use active armed offender safety posters

Safety – ESCAPE if you can, otherwise SHELTER IN PLACE, and prepare to TAKE ACTION to protect life

Performance Criteria

Participants will receive a statement of completion and are encouraged to participate in a range of assessment activities including but not limited to:

  • Case studies
  • Demonstration
  • Discussions
  • Scenario interaction

Course Outline

At the end of this course, participants will be able to demonstrate an understanding of active armed offender procedures and subsequent response management including knowledge relating to:

  • Definition
  • Threat context
  • Primary objectives
  • Initial response
  • Escape
  • Shelter in place
  • Take action
  • Communicate
  • Police arrival

What are the benefits of completing this program?

  • Enhanced understanding of broader security and threat protection systems and procedures
  • Dedicated framework for appropriate response
  • More capable and skilled employees leading to a safer working environment
  • Recognition towards the WorkSafe Connect Business Threat Protection Skill Set

Who would this program benefit?

  • Business Owners
  • Directors
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Coordinators
  • Employees
  • Facility/Property Managers
  • Security Service Providers

Does this course form part of a larger program?

Yes. Active Armed Offender training forms part of our wider Business Threat Protection Skill Set that is made up of the following key training programs:

  • Current Trends
  • Bomb Threat Management
  • Mail Bomb Recognition
  • Suspect Item Assessment
  • Active Armed Offender


  • Training conducted by highly experienced and industry recognised trainers
  • Statement of completion issued to all participants
  • Key checklists and guides
  • A range of training activities are used including case studies, demonstrations, group discussions and scenario interaction



327 Bayswater Road
QLD 4814


Gate 1, Building 4 – Entry 5
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
Salisbury, Brisbane
QLD 4107

Course ID: 7259 - Active Armed Offender Training