On 3 November 2020 the UK’s terrorism threat level was upgraded from “substantial” to “severe” meaning that UK security chiefs believe a terrorist attack is highly likely. The level was raised after attacks in Vienna, Nice and Paris.
It is important that everybody remains vigilant and reports any suspicious activity, but as we work in the electrical wholesale sector, it is doubly important that we take note of any “out of the ordinary” purchases/activity.
Follow the link to free training which has been devised by Counter Terrorist officers and security experts. The Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) Awareness eLearning package provides nationally recognised corporate Counter Terrorist guidance to help people better understand, and mitigate against, current terrorist methodology.
The following eLearning Modules are available:
1. Introduction to Terrorism
2. Identifying Security Vulnerabilities
3. How to Identify and Respond to Suspicious Behaviour
4. How to Identify and Deal with a Suspicious Item
5. What to do in the Event of a Bomb Threat
6. How to Respond to a Firearms or Weapons attack
7. Summary and Supporting Materials
The learning takes approximately 30 minutes to complete and is as useful to keep you safe within your personal life as it is within your working life.
Created by The Open University, Google, Amazon and FutureLearn, these FREE courses cover a wide range of courses and levels.
The courses are organised in the broad themes you can see below. Click on the subject area you are interested in to follow the link to The Skills Toolkit where you can see more information on the scope of the course, the length of study, and the type of job roles it could be useful for.