Protective Measures CoursePMC PER-336 7 Contact Hours
Public- and Private-Sector Security Personnel working at the executive, management, and operations level. Public Safety personnel, Emergency Managers, Law Enforcement Officers, and Special Event Security may also benefit from this course.
The Protective Measures Course is a one-day course that provides an overview of identifying risk and the development of appropriate protective measures for different facility characteristics. The course provides activities that allow students to apply a modified vulnerability assessment to identify risks and determine appropriate protective measures for a given environmental venue.
Below are some, but not all, of the critical skill sets learned during this training program:
- Describe the consequences of an explosion.
- Describe the Department of Homeland Security risk management process.
- Discuss how the different types of physical and procedural protective measures can be leveraged to interrupt terrorist/criminal activity.
- Identify appropriate protective measures.
- Plan the security for a special event/public gathering.
Prerequisites and Requirements
Below are recommended prerequisites, but are not required before attendance:
- DHS AWR-337: IED Explosive Effects Mitigation;
- IS-156: Building Design for Homeland Security for Continuity of Operations;
- ICS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System;
- ICS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; and
- IS-15.b: Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies.
Continuing Education Credits
The Center for Domestic Preparedness is authorized by IACET to offer 0.7 CEUs for this program.