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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:
 
# Course Title Start Date Finish date Price
1 Business Security: Retail and Warehouse Losses Thu, 26 February 2015 Thu, 26 February 2015 950 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $950.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Do you want to improve the financial performance of your company? Well, simply, cut some of your company’s losses in your retail and/or warehouse operations. This 8-hour course delivers the requisite skills-set to prevent such losses through various cutting-edge strategies that will be shared with all participants. International best practices customised to the local business environment will form part of this course along with key “What Works” interventions.

The course presents a holistic approach to preventing retail and warehouse losses as participants undergo the necessary training to save their companies from potential losses; something badly needed for a company’s survival. Some of these strategies can span from logistical reformulations of policies, strategies and operations to sophisticated technological incorporations. The course will significantly assist participants in finding what really is suitable for their own company. Don’t regret not knowing how best to reduce losses for your company and show improvements in performance!

SCHEDULE

Thursday 26th February, 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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2 Fraud - Prevention and Corruption Tue, 11 April 2017 Tue, 11 April 2017 1050 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $1,050.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The words “corruption” and “fraud” are always in the news, and are ever present when the collapse of organizations and businesses are discussed. In general, however, business schools do not really educate on how to defend against fraud and corruption nor how to investigate incidents. The widespread growth in white-collar crime has greatly raised the demand for forensic accountants/ fraud investigators and auditors who possess specific investigative skills. This course is intended to equip students with skills that can be utilized to reduce the impact of fraud and corruption and put value back into any organization.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define Fraud and Corruption
  • Quantify its impact on organizations
  • Understand fraud typologies
  • Know characteristics of fraudsters
  • Identify Red flags or fraud indicators 
  • Identify root causes of fraud and corruption
  • Detect fraud and corruption in an organization
  • Know the importance of deterrence and impact of controls
  • Know the benefits of developing an anti-fraud culture

ADDITIONAL INFO: Certificate of Participation Awarded. Training by experienced and qualified forensic accountant/auditor. 

SCHEDULE (8 contact hours)

Tuesday 11th April, 2017 8:00am-5:30pm.

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

You can register by calling us at 223-6999, 299-8625, 299-8626, 361-1024  

 

3 Preventing and Reducing Injuries and Illnesses in the Workplace Tue, 27 May 2014 Tue, 27 May 2014 1000 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $1,000.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Every year, hundreds of injuries and illnesses take place in the workplace in Trinidad and Tobago. These vary by type of workplace environment, for example, office setting, manufacturing, oil and gas industry, retail sector, financial sector, construction, schools, etc.

In this course, participants will firstly become exposed to the major types of injuries and illnesses that occur in the workplace - quite an illuminating disclosure. Possession of this powerful knowledge will certainly empower organizations to develop and implement policies and interventions that will both prevent as well as deal with such injuries and illnesses that occur in the workplace. Further, and even more fundamental, the course will enlighten employees on what they themselves should and shouldn’t do that will prevent and reduce their injuries and illness in the workplace.

This is a critical course not only for HSE personnel or those employees who are desirous of joining this field, but also, to the employees who have a keen interest in their own health and welfare.

SCHEDULE

Day- Tuesday 27th May, 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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4 Self Defence Training Sat, 20 May 2017 Sat, 10 June 2017 750 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $750.00

COURSE DESCRIPTIONThis course is designed to make you more aware, prepared, and ready for any situation that may occur in your everyday life on any given day. Learn easy but effective ways to protect yourself from a potential attacker!

Among other key objectives, participants will learn:

  • Target areas of the body susceptible to attack
  • Life saving blocks, strikes and holds
  • Strategies for escaping a potential attacker
  • Safety tips for various situations

ADDITIONAL INFO: 

Certificate of Participation Awarded. Training by experienced martial arts and defensive tactics professional. 

Saturday 20th May -  10th June, 2017

Basic Self Defence - 9:00am - 11:00am

Intermediate Self Defence - 11.30am - 1.30pm

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

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

 

5 Accident and Incident Investigation Thu, 19 May 2016 Thu, 19 May 2016 950 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $950.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: OSHA strongly encourages employers to investigate all incidents in which a worker was hurt, as well as close calls, in which a worker might have been hurt if the circumstances had been slightly different.

In the past, the term "accident" was often used when referring to an unplanned, unwanted event. To many, "accident" suggests an event that was random, and could not have been prevented. Since nearly all worksite fatalities, injuries, and illnesses are preventable, OSHA suggests using the term "incident" investigation.

Investigating a work site incident— a fatality, injury, illness, or close call— provides employers and workers the opportunity to identify hazards in their operations and shortcomings in their safety and health programs. Most importantly, it enables employers and workers to identify and implement the corrective actions necessary to prevent future incidents.

Key Training Areas include:

  • Principles of accident and incident investigation
  • Benefits of accident/incident prevention
  • Basic concepts of human factors
  • Accident /incident reporting and scope of investigation
  • Accident investigation techniques
  • Stages of accident investigation

ADDITIONAL INFO: Certificate of Participation Awarded. Training by experienced and qualified occupational health and safety professional. 

SCHEDULE (8 contact hours)

Thursday 19th May, 2016 8:00am-5:30pm.

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

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6 Building Facility Security Designs- Diverse Needs, Right Solutions! Fri, 29 November 2013 Sat, 30 November 2013 1250 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $1,250.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The ultimate aim of the concern for security in the design of a facility is to eliminate crimes that imperil lives and increase the cost of doing business. Such crimes can include burglary, industrial espionage, shoplifting, vandalism, assault, rape, murder and employees theft.

Utilization of the CPTED theory in facility security design utilizes knowledge of human behavior drawn from disciplines such as criminal law, sociology, psychology, administration of justice, criminology, penology and human behavior. It is also based on the proposition that the appropriate design and application of the building and surrounding environment can both reduce crime and the fear of crime.

CPTED alone would however not solve facility security design problems.As far as possible, facility security design should begin during the site selection process where a site analysis is conducted as the first level of security defense planning. This is followed by defense provided by perimeter or exterior of building and finally by internal space protection. Special attention would be paid to privacy vs. security, design criteria for parking facilities, industrial buildings, offices and office buildings and information and property asset protection. Special considerations concerning the security of U.S federal buildings would also be examined.

SCHEDULE (10 contact hours)

Friday 29th November, 5:00pm-8:00pm and Saturday 30th November, 8:00am-4:30am.

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

 

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7 Bullying and Cyber-Bullying in TT Sat, 18 October 2014 Sat, 18 October 2014 300 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $300.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: It is a well known fact that Bullying and Cyber-Bullying destroy the lives of many youths every day, week, month, school term and school year!

The full potential of many of our children and grandchildren, nieces and nephews, neighbours and friends are not achieved as they are unfairly stifled and halted quite unfairly and illegally. This is painful suffering that needs urgent action, now!

In Trinidad and Tobago, there is the increased presence of Bullying, and more so nowadays, Cyber-Bullying, among the youth population due to a myriad of reasons. As a result, this causes insurmountable physical and psychological disruptions to the lives of youths and their caregivers. Believe it or not, these activities take place from pre-school through primary and secondary schools, and into tertiary institutions.

In this quite timely and much needed course, the nature of bullying and cyber-bullying and their terrifying impacts are dealt with in simple step-by-step ways for all to understand . The training provided clearly outlines ways in which occurrences can be identified by parents, teachers, counsellors, social workers, - all concerned parties - so that appropriate and timely action to treat or deal with it can be taken by relevant parties. Best practices and real life scenarios are presented as learning modules.

As part of this course, essential aspects of the relevant laws will be examined in layman’s terms. And, the critical use of technology to commit as well as to deal with bullying and cyber-bullying will be adequately addressed.

This category of youth crime and victimization can be reduced! Enrol in this course to know how! You Don’t Know When Someone In Your Care Needs Your Intervention! It Can Save A Life!

SCHEDULE

Day- Saturday 18th October, 2014 8:00am-12:00pm (4 contact hours)

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

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Tutor: John Smith
Location:
Group: Group A
Level: Beginner
Capacity: 30 of 30
8 Car Essentials  New'  Sale Sat, 03 June 2017 Sat, 03 June 2017 500 TTD Per Seat

$500.00

Through this course, learn the basics of caring and understanding your vehicle. Many persons do not have any knowledge of how their vehicle works and what makes it tick. There are still many that may not be able to read these new computerised dashboards and steering wheels. It is important that they have an understanding of these features. Additionally having a basic knowledge of general care of your vehicle is important.

 

Join us for this course where we will go through the features and benefits of drivers knowing and understanding what specific problems with their vehicle may mean.

 

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Time: 9.00am - 3.30pm

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

Cost: $500

Certificate of Participation Awarded.

Training by a Qualified and Experienced Professional

 

To Register, call us at 299-8635, 299-8626, 361-1024 or 223-6999

 

9 CCTV Installation Sat, 06 May 2017 Sat, 06 May 2017 1250 TTD Per Seat

$1,250

This course deals more specifically with the installation of CCTV units. It offers a neat blend of 'need to know' classroom theory and hands-on practical experience. All participants will get the necessary knowledge and learn the skills needed to install these devices. From cabling to the latest IP integration techniques, this course is the perfect choice if you are looking at entering the CCTV installation world.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Overview of CCTV Installation
  • Equipment, tools needed for CCTV installation
  • Steps in installing CCTV devices
  • Testing and checking CCTV devices

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date: May 6, 2017

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

Time: 8.00am - 5.30pm

Cost: $1,250

Certificate of Participation awarded. Training by experienced and qualified Professional.

 

Call us to register at 299-8635, 299-8636, 361-1024 or 223-6999

Location:
10 Conducting Security Surveys: Techniques for Data Collection & Analysis Thu, 26 March 2015 Thu, 26 March 2015 950 TTD Per Seat

Course Fee $950.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Need to get the right security and safety solutions for your company, residence or person? Then, you must conduct a security survey! This course engages you on the essential techniques in conducting security surveys for optimum results. Not only will this training delve into conceptual issues like what is a security survey, why and when it is used, but importantly, the critical steps/check list of the to-do things will be masterly covered with the ultimate aim being – how best can the security threats be assessed to determine the most workable solutions for my security needs. Another fundamental component of this professional development course is how can I analyse the information gathered to extract the most accurate findings and trends for the necessary security and safety interventions. In other words, how do I get all of this data work for my company or me?

This powerful, compact, 8-hour course is absolutely relevant for all personnel (officer and civilian) in the security and public safety industry. More so, anyone with responsibility for the protection of premises, persons, and assets – stands to gain tremendously with the training offered in this course as it equips them with the necessary tools for them to perform at the highest level. Don’t short-change your security needs by missing out on this training.

SCHEDULE

Thursday 26th 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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