Lockdown Procedure in Schools e-Learning

Lockdown Procedures in Schools e-Learning

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.

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.

Who should complete this course

  • Teaching Assistants
  • Teachers
  • School Administrators
  • Support Staff
  • Welfare Officers

Course syllabus

  • Introduction and the lockdown officer
  • Reasons for lockdown
  • The lockdown signal and the all clear signal
  • Suitable rooms for lockdown
  • Communication arrangements
  • Possible terminology
  • Violent intruder lockdown
  • Possible threat or danger
  • Staff lockdown responsibilities
  • Home Office police requirements
  • Simple measures to and where to seek help

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 60 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs

Assessment

  • The course consists of eleven modules with questions at the end.
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately

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