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Past Courses

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 Title Start Date Finish date Price
71 The Use of Force Tue, 03 February 2015 Thu, 05 February 2015 3750 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $3,750.00

Miami Dade College School of Justice in partnership with the Caribbean Institute for Security and Public Safety present a 3-day training programme on: The Use of Force

Recent incidents in US and T&T have highlighted the need for further training in the appropriate Use of Force by officers. 

  • Benefit from international expertise on the Use of Force
  • Don’t reinvent the wheel. Learn from experts dealing with this issue for decades
  • Build public confidence in security and public safety institutions

Key Elements of Programme:

  • Levels of Use of Force, Procedural Justice & Legitimacy
  • Methods & Tactics of Use of Force
  • International & Local Case Studies in Use of Force
  • Reducing Liability in Use of Force 
  • Effective Methods of Responding to Media after the Use of Force

Target Audience: 

Supervisors, Managers and Leaders in Law Enforcement, Prison, Defence Force, Private Security, Immigration Detention, etc

Participants Receive: 

  • 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 
  • The 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 Lecturers: 

  • Dr. Raimundo Socorro- Director, MDC School of Justice, Professor and former Commander in Miami Police Department
  • Mr. Armando Rojas- Commander in Miami Police Department with responsibility for Use of Force

Date: Tuesday 3rd – Thursday 5th February, 2015 
Time: 8:00am-5:00pm daily 
Venue: Maracas Conference Room, Bureau of Standards, Macoya


72 Train the Trainer Essentials Thu, 06 July 2017 Thu, 06 July 2017 1250 TTD Per Seat

COST: $1,250

Training staff is no easy task. The facilitator has to be able to foster the staff's internal motivation to learn and be able to share their knowledge and experience.  Trainers should be confident but not arrogant, a good communicator, professional and have a positive mindset to be able to deliver the needed training to their charges. Through this course, potential participants should learn to:

  • Identify skills of an effective trainer
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to create and present a lesson
  • Explore classroom management techniques
  • Have an understanding of how to evaluate training



DATE: Thursday, 6th July, 2017

TIME: 8AM - 5.30PM

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

COST: $1,250

Certificate of Participation Awarded. Training by Experienced and qualified Professional


To register, please call 223-6999, 299-8635/36, 361-1024



73 Understanding Electrical Safety Thu, 08 December 2016 Thu, 08 December 2016 950 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $950.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: For companies/individuals that are considering the field of electric systems.  This is the installation of an electronic security system or the re-assessment and upgrade of an existing one; persons who are attached to any Security or Alarms & Electronics department; or those persons who are interested in this area of specialization. This course provides a key understanding of electrical devices, how they operate as well as some of their inappropriate uses.

Participants will be able to identify the most efficient and effective way to use electrical  devices that are suited to provide protection in any particular situation. More specifically, the course will also provide a key understanding of detection devices that have been given intelligence through microprocessors and can now combine two or more technologies.

SCHEDULE (8 contact hours)


Day- Thursday, 8th December 2016- 8:00am - 5:30pm (8 contact hours)  

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


74 Understanding the OSH Act Tue, 12 June 2018 Tue, 12 June 2018 1250 TTD Per Seat

COST: $1,250.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Powerful and comprehensive legislation to protect employer and employee from serious hurt, injury and death as well as damage and destruction to machinery and plant exists for Trinidad and Tobago. The OSH Act of 2004 and its amendment in 2006 provides all of the mechanisms and legal requirements for safety, fire, health, welfare, etc.

This eight-hour course treats with the major elements of the law and its attendant regulations with the ultimate aim of ensuring that organisations remain or get compliant. In fact, all of the offences, penalties and legal proceedings are covered.

Employers, including self-employed persons, do not want their employees to “refuse to work” due to OSH concerns as this ‘downtime’ can cost millions of dollars, even closure of companies. This course shall empower organisations and persons to get such matters right.

There are several mechanisms set out to ensure that all OSH matters are adhered to. These include annual risk assessments, safety committees, etc. that are covered in this course as well.

Other critical parts of the OSH requirements are accident investigations, notifications, the OSH Authority and their powers, etc. These form an integral part of this life-saving and indeed cost-saving course for persons and organisations.

In this 8-hour course, you shall understand:

· Main elements of OSH Act that impact organisations including self-employed persons and occupiers
· Legal requirements for organisations and employers
· How to avoid Employees Refusing to Work
· Main offences, penalties and legal proceedings
· Safety, Fire, Health, Welfare matters
· Annual Risk Assessments
· Duties and Responsibilities of OSH Authority




Date: Wednesday 12th June, 2018

Time: 8:00am-5:30pm (8 contact hours)

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


Certificate of participation awarded

This programme is conducted by a qualified and experienced OSH Professional

To register for this course, contact us at 223-6999, 299-8635, 299-8636, 361-1024


75 Use of Restraints for Violent & Disruptive Offenders Sat, 23 November 2013 Sat, 23 November 2013 900 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $900.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Personnel from the various protective services like private security, police, fire, prison, school safety, etc. will need to deal with violent and disruptive offenders – be they criminals, errant members of public, disruptive and violent school children and parents, prisoners, mentally-challenged persons, etc. – that is, to restrain them.

This course trains relevant personnel on the various approaches to restrain such persons. The use of restraint equipment is a key component also covered. Some issues to be dealt with are:

  • Restraint policy of the American Correctional Association (ACA)
  • The United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for Treatment of Prisoners
  • Listing of approved restraints
  • When to use restraints
  • Prohibited practices
  • Application of handcuffs, handcuffs and martin chain, handcuffs with restraint cover, leg irons, key-cuff plastic restraint, disposable plastic double cuff
  • Removal of restraints
  • Inspection of restraints etc.

SCHEDULE (8 contact hours)

Saturday 23rd November, 8:00am-5:30pm.

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


76 Using Social Media in Investigations Wed, 07 September 2016 Fri, 09 September 2016 3950 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $3,950.00 TTD/$590 USD

Miami Dade College School of Justice in partnership with the Caribbean Institute for Security and Public Safety present a 3-day training programme on: Using Social Media in Investigations. 3950

Today, social media and virtual environments are unexploited sources of data. Learn about live searches, mapping, research and investigative techniques while using social media resources. It provides an ideal opportunity for personnel who are engaged in Intelligence gathering and covert research and investigations to learn from international experts, retool and stay sharp with current trends.

Key Elements of Programme:

  • How and why persons use various social media to commit crime and deviance
  • Skills, tactics and techniques to be a good social media investigator
  • Uncovering digital footprints to solve investigations
  • How to successfully conduct investigations on emails, chat sites, etc. 
  • Mapping Social Media posts and users 
  • Investigating without leaving digital footprints for others to find

Target Audience:

Law Enforcement, Military, Security, Prisons, Banks, Insurance Companies, Fraud and other Investigators. 

Participants Receive:

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

About Miami Dade College:

  • Trains over 175,000 students annually
  • The 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:  

  • Mr. Michael Gordon is a retired 29‐year law enforcement veteran.  He is a State of Florida certified intelligence analyst who has facilitated law enforcement training courses for over 25 years. He is also a versed instructor of the social Media programme at the Florida Law Enforcement Analyst Academy which he also helped to create and develop. 

Date: Wednesday 7th – Friday 9th September, 2016
Time: 8:00am-5:00pm daily 
Venue: CISPS Training Facility, 81-82 Montrose Main Road, Chaguanas 


77 Women as Managers Thu, 25 January 2018 Thu, 25 January 2018 1250 TTD Per Seat

Cost: $1,250


Women form the largest part of our workforce with many women now being elevated into senior positions. As a supervisor/Manager, sometimes there are situations that need to be dealt with in a particular way. As a new manager, you may be on a learning curve to understand the way that management operates, having to supervise people with different strengths or even making hard decisions. It is your job to build and bring out the best in people. This courses outlines the expectations of a female manager as well as some of the issues involved in management.

Date: Wednesday 25th January, 2018

Time: 8.00am - 5.30pm

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

Training by qualified and experienced Professional

Certificate of Participation Awarded

To register for this course, call us at 299-8635/36, 361-1024 or 223-6999 or email us at:



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