Counter terrorism awareness online course

Action Counter Terrorism (ACT) Awareness eLearning is a free online counter terrorism training course for all UK based companies and organisations.

The course consists of six primary modules designed to teach staff about the threat to the public from terrorism and how to mitigate it:

  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

For more information visit the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) website.


Planning for moving people in an emergency terrorist threat situation

This guidance note provides more specific guidance for sports grounds management in the development of plans to move people in an emergency terrorist threat situation. 

Planning for increased threat levels

Guidance for sports grounds in planning for an increase to threat levels

Planning for Dynamic Lockdown

Guidance notes for sports grounds on planning for a dynamic lockdown as a response to the threat of a gun, vehicle, weapon or other type of terrorist incident at the ground or in the vicinity of the ground.

Can I hire Stewards whilst they are still training?

Yes. If they have undertaken all aspects of relevant familiarisation and induction training they may start work accompanied by a qualified steward.

What are the alternatives to level 2 NVQ in spectator safety?

Questions and answers about alternatives to qualifications in spectator safety.