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These are previous courses held by the CISPS. Training is available in these areas for companies who wish to do in-house training for a group of their members of staff. 

Course:
 
# Course Title Start Date Finish date Price
31 Facing Dangerous Situations: Tactics and Strategies for Responding Officers Thu, 21 May 2015 Sat, 23 May 2015 3850 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $3,850.00

Miami Dade College School of Justice in partnership with the Caribbean Institute for Security and Public Safety present a 3-day training programme on: Facing Dangerous Situations: Tactics and Strategies for Responding Officers.

Officers in their line of duty face a range of dangerous and threatening situations. They must be adequately prepared and trained to respond appropriately to such situations. Officers may be responding to robberies, break-ins, shootings, emergency alarms, domestic violence, community protests, etc. This course empowers Responding Officers with the necessary tactics and strategies using international and local standards. Participants will experience hands-on training on all areas. Scenario-Based Training - Practical Training of all techniques taught. 

Key Elements of Programme:

  • Approaches to Dangerous Scenes
  • Incident Command Systems for Single and Multiple Incidents
  • Managing Dangerous Situations
  • Securing a Scene, Communications, Setting-Up Perimeters, Preparation for Perimeter Searchers
  • Local legislation and policies
  • Conduct of Area Searches, Searching of Buildings, etc.  

Target Audience:

Police officers, security officers, defence force personnel, supervisors and managers of responding officers and interested members of the public.

Participants Receive:

  • Joint Certificate from Miami Dade College School of Justice and Caribbean Institute for Security and Public Safety
  • Reading Materials
  • Lunch and Refreshments

About Miami Dade College:

  • Trains over 175,000 students annually
  • he largest institution of higher education in the US

About MDC’s School of Justice:

  • Offers degree & certificate programs in various areas of public safety, including fire, police, corrections and private security

Your Lecturer:  

  • Captain Manuel Arrebola- Currently, Homeland Security Commander, Office of Emergency Management with over 25 years experience at the Miami Police Department.

Date: Thursday May 21 – Saturday May 23, 2015
Time: 8:00am-5:00pm daily 
Venue: Maracas Conference Room, Bureau of Standards, Macoya

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32 Fire Prevention & Management in the Workplace: Strategies, Equipment & Drills Wed, 19 February 2014 Wed, 19 February 2014 1000 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $1,000.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: One of the worst things that can happen to any organization is its destruction and/or damage due to fire. Not only can there be enormous financial losses, but there can simultaneously be social, psychological and other economic dislocations that can cripple companies, and importantly, people’s lives. This course aims to prevent and manage such occurrences by empowering participants with the requisite competence.

The course discusses the science of fire prevention and management. It then goes on to tackle the various strategies that must be developed and implemented to both prevent as well as manage such disastrous occurrences. It will cover the various steps and techniques as well as international best practices to get this done.

As there are different types of fires that may occur (this will be covered), the course delves into the various types of solutions (e.g., equipment) available and required to respond to any of such occurrences. Key to this course will be focus on the critical but often downplayed role of drills. Drill design and implementation will be covered.

The key processes of evacuation and training will be underscored in this course. The course presents a conceptual as well as a practical and interactive methodology to training and learning.

Overall, at the end of the course, participants will know the DOs and DONTs to ensure that their organization is as best prepared as possible to prevent and manage fires in the workplace.

SCHEDULE

Day- Wednesday 19th February, 2014 8:00am-5:30pm (8 contact hours)

T&T Bureau of Standards, 1-2 Century Drive, Trincity Industrial Estate, Macoya.

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33 Fire Safety: Policy and Practice Sat, 16 August 2014 Sat, 16 August 2014 950 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $950.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: For all organizations, fire safety is of extreme importance as loss of building, its contents, injury and even death of personnel are literal nightmares for both organization and persons. 

This course prescribes what are the various policies and practices that organizations should adopt to prevent and deal with fire safety. It deals considerably with having an appropriate policy in place (how to develop one), instituting the pertinent strategies to enact the policy, and most importantly, drills down to the various operational fire safety requirements (the DOs and DONTs). Therefore, the course tackles fire safety in three dimensions: before, during, and after. Contemporary fire safety policies and practices will be delivered in this course for much has changed from yesteryear. Interesting in this course is a step-by-step approach to proactive fire safety measures.

Home owners/dwellers are also specially catered for in this course. What systems do you have in place for your home in terms of fire safety? The course deals with simple and cost effective systems to prevent and deal with any such losses.

 

SCHEDULE

Day- Saturday 16th August, 2014 8:00am-5:30pm (8 contact hours)

T&T Bureau of Standards, 1-2 Century Drive, Trincity Industrial Estate, Macoya.

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34 Fraud Risk Assessment Thu, 19 October 2017 Thu, 19 October 2017 1250 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $1,250.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

This course provides participants with a strong working knowledge of key instruments in determining Fraud vulnerability and risks. It identifies deficiencies or excesses, determines what variables you need to be aware of and what recomendations can be made to improve the current situation and reduce the risk of fraud in your organisation. 

Some topics to be covered include:

  • Understanding fraud assessments
  • Gathering risk data and determining vulnerability and risks
  • Utilising techniques in conducting fraud assessments

SCHEDULE (8 contact hours)

Thursday 19th October, 2017

CISPS Traning Room -  81-82 Montrose Main Road, Chaguanas

Time: 8.00am to 5.30pm

Training by experienced and qualified professional

Certificate of Participation awarded

 To register, call us at 223-6999, 361-1024, 299-8635, 299-8626.

 

 

 

35 Handcuffs, Arrests and Baton Training- Mastering Tools and Techniques Thu, 09 April 2015 Thu, 09 April 2015 950 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $950.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Officers from the various arms of the private (that is, private security guard) and public (e.g. police, prison, etc.) protective services are required to use handcuffs and baton as part of their regular duties when required. This can be described as a staple component of their protective outfit.

This course teaches and/or refreshes participants on how to effectively use handcuffs and batons in their real world scenarios. Participants will also learn the legalities involved in the use of force as well as strategies regarding their personal safety while using force to restrain others.

Participants will be exposed to the various situations that they may find themselves in and how they may use the handcuff and baton. They will have to demonstrate the proper and lawful execution of strategies taught in selected simulated situations.

SCHEDULE

Thursday 9th April, 2015 8:00am-5:30pm (8 contact hours)

T&T Bureau of Standards, 1-2 Century Drive, Trincity Industrial Estate, Macoya.

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36 Home Security- Keeping Your Home Safe Sat, 09 July 2016 Sat, 09 July 2016 350 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $350.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: “Your home is your castle.” Everyone wants to live in a safe and secure place. Home Security is a critical concern for all persons be they residing in small, average or a large house or apartment – given what is currently taking place in our society. This course deals with all of the practical solutions that home owners, landlords or tenants need to adopt to ensure that their place of abode and the dwellers themselves are secured as far as possible. It will ensure that parents, grandparents, children and all persons living by themselves – rich, middle class or poor - have a better quality of life by putting adequate systems in place.

Home Security is both design-based (that is when you are building your house as well as what physical things can be done after construction) and lifestyle-based (that is what changes you need to adopt in the way you carry about yourselves in and around your home and neighbourhood) to secure your home, family and yourselves?

In this course, the following topics will be discussed in the Trinidad and Tobago context and effective solutions will be presented: home invasion (robbery, violence, burglary, etc), home security (locks, windows, doors, fence, lights, etc.), alarm systems (types, monitoring, etc.), apartment security (DOs and DONTs, etc.), vacation security (DOs and DONTs before and while on vacation, etc.), lifestyle security, physically protecting yourself, confronting the bandit (e.g., in your house, when driving into your home, etc.).

The course is highly geared towards being prevention-based and what to do if a security breach actually occurs. And, it may not have to cost a fortune to have an adequate home security system in place.

ADDITIONAL INFO:

Certificate of Participation Awarded. Training by experienced and qualified Security Professional.

Saturday 9th July, 2016 1:00pm-5:00pm (4 contact hours)

CISPS Training Center, 81-82, Montrose Main Road, Chaguanas.

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37 Introduction to Forensic Science- The Future of Crime Management Sat, 21 March 2015 Sat, 21 March 2015 950 TTD

Course Fee $950.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Using science to uncover the past! This introductory course in forensic science provides participants with knowledge of the basic elements that constitute this quite exciting and fascinating field of scientific enquiry. Further, the course exposes participants to the varied techniques often adopted in performing forensic investigations noting some of their limitations.

Importantly, the multiplicity of applications of forensics to contemporary times and real-life scenarios are demonstrated. The many careers available in this field, as well as, the relevant laws in Trinidad and Tobago are also addressed.

SCHEDULE

Saturday 21st March, 2015 8:00am-5:30pm (8 contact hours)

T&T Bureau of Standards, 1-2 Century Drive, Trincity Industrial Estate, Macoya.

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38 Introduction to Security Sat, 25 July 2015 Sat, 25 July 2015 950 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $950.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

Many persons function in a security-related environment at various levels and do not necessarily understand fully what security encompasses. Many view security as only concerning security guards. However, it this is a massive misconception. Security is includes law enforcement and defence as well - they provide public security and safety. Many persons in a security environment usually do what they are told or what others have being doing without seeing the whole picture or connecting the dots. Having an overarching view of the security function is critical to better performance by all employees and improved appreciation of what and why they engage in.

This interactive course should be a compulsory orientation element to all persons entering this massive industry and to those already in it who needs a refocusing of their efforts. Such persons include security personnel themselves at the basic and supervisory levels, but also, administrative staff without a security background that are responsible for critical decisions and even operations.

This training course deals with all of the key elements of security that all persons in this industry should be knowledgeable of. It covers among other things:

  • Development of Security Industry
  • Nature and Objectives of Security
  • Who and what are to be secured
  • Public, private and public/private security
  • Types of security
  • Careers in Security
  • Responsibilities of Security Officer
  • Responsibilities of Security Supervisors
  • Responsibilities of Administrative Staff
  • Technological Aspects of Security
  • Future of Security

At the end of the course, all participants would possess an adequate basic knowledge of the fundamentals of security and would be in a better possession to perform more responsibly at their various levels.

SCHEDULE

Saturday 25th July, 2015 8:00am-5:30pm (8 contact hours)

Bishop Anstey High School East & Trinity College East, #1 College Avenue Trincity Central Road, Trincity. 

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39 Management of Small Projects Thu, 10 August 2017 Thu, 10 August 2017 1250 TTD

$1,250

With Small projects, it is sometimes tempting to skip the planning process. However when some of these important steps are omitted or left for a later date, they can cause financial missteps and unplanned risks. It is important to understand all the necessary steps to take from the start to the finish of the project.

This course will cover:

  • Developing a frame work to reconise small projects from start to finish
  • The importance of communication
  • Mixing operational work with project work 
  • Processes the project should take

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

DATE: Thursday 10th August, 2017

TIME: 8AM - 5.30PM

VENUE: CISPS Training Centre -  81-82 Montrose Main Road, Chaguanas

COST: $1,250

Certificate of Participation Awarded

Training by Experienced and Qualified Professional

Registration and Deadline Date: 4th August

 

To Register, contact us at 223-6999, 299-8625, 299-8636, 361-1024

 

 

40 Managing Risk, Theft & Loss Prevention Thu, 16 February 2017 Thu, 16 February 2017 1050 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $1,050.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: It is no secret that “theft in the workplace” is a real occurrence that affects all types and scales of organizations. This behaviour costs organizations thousands and even millions of dollars through losses in cash, physical items, and also importantly, morale and reputation. It thus affects the bottom-line of many business entities and erodes much of the values and good practices that organizations strive so hard to build over the years.

In this quite essential and timely training, participants will be empowered with the necessary tools to identify the multiplicity of both traditional and contemporary methods that theft occurs in the various types of workplaces as such thefts can be due to internal and/or external entities. Further, and of great significance, the course presents with the use of relevant illustrations, successful strategies that can be instituted to subsequently prevent such occurrences. Acknowledging that all crimes cannot be prevented, the training provided in this course will delve heavily into what control systems can be implemented in organizations.

Overall, the aim of this professional development training is to share the wealth of knowledge and experience using cotemporary teaching and learning philosophies and methodologies, on the most appropriate systems and procedures to identify, prevent and control theft in the workplace as assist the organization in achieving its goals.


SCHEDULE

Day- Thursday 16th February, 2017 8:00am-5:30pm (8 contact hours)

CISPS Training Center -  81-82 Montrose Main Road, Chaguanas

To register, call us at 223-6999, 299-8635, 299-8636, 361-1024.

 

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