Lockdown Procedure in School Course Overview:

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 Online Lockdown Procedure in School E-Learning course will start by introducing the lockdown officer’s role then discuss some of the likely reasons for a lockdown. It then goes 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.

Lockdown Procedure in School Target Audience

The Lockdown Procedure in School E-Learning course is aimed at teachers, school administrators and support staff. The Online Lockdown Procedure in School course 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.

Lockdown Procedure in School E-Learning Advantages

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.

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

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, to fit the training around their work and personal life.

Duration of the course

60 minutes

Lockdown Procedure in School Course Modules

  • Introduction and the Lockdown Officer
  • Reasons for Lockdowns
  • 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 and Where to Seek Help

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