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Active Shooter Awareness

Active Shooter Awareness
Certificate Valid For:  1 year
Available Languages:  English
Completion Time:  1 hour

Course Overview

Skills You Will Achieve: Situation Awareness, Self-Defense Strategies, Communication Skills, De-Escalation Techniques.

About This Course

Unlock Your Safety Potential with TAP Series' Active Shooter Awareness Training!

Are you and your team prepared to face the unexpected? In today's world, safeguarding your organization and ensuring the well-being of your employees is paramount. TAP Series presents an interactive online course tailored to equip you with essential skills to respond proactively to an active shooter incident.

Why Choose Our Course?

Be Proactive: Learn to identify potential threats and indicators before they escalate.

Empower Yourself: Understand the RUN, HIDE, and FIGHT methods and know when and how to use them effectively.

Increase Survival Chances: Gain critical insights on managing the consequences of an active shooter incident.

Who Can Benefit?

This course is designed for individuals at all safety experience levels.

Employers, employees, and anyone seeking to enhance their active shooter awareness.

Course Highlights:

Comprehensive Learning: Understand the characteristics of an active shooter and workplace violence indicators.

Strategic Response: Learn actions to take when confronted with an active shooter and how to respond to law enforcement officials.

Prevention & Preparedness: Discover proactive measures to prevent and prepare for potential active shooter incidents.

Learning Objectives:

In-Depth Knowledge: Describe an active shooter and recognize workplace violence indicators.

Effective Response: Master the actions to take during an active shooter incident and when facing law enforcement.

Consequence Management: Learn how to manage the aftermath of an active shooter incident.

Don't wait until it's too late! Take control of your safety and empower your organization. Enroll now to enhance your active shooter awareness and equip yourself with life-saving skills. Your safety matters—act now! 

Course Facts

Enhance Your Safety with Our Active Shooter Awareness Course!

Course Facts: What You'll Get

Active Shooter Awareness Certificate: Achieve a recognized certification to showcase your commitment to safety.
Renewal Requirement: Stay up-to-date with annual renewals to ensure continued proficiency.

Duration: Complete the course in just 1 hour—efficient and effective learning.

Learning Type: Accessible 24/7 with 100% online training for ultimate flexibility.

At Your Own Pace: Learn at your convenience and save progress as you go—no rush.

Course Updates: Rest assured, our course content is consistently updated to keep you informed and prepared.

Equip yourself with the knowledge and certification needed to respond effectively to active shooter incidents. Enroll now and take control of your safety journey!

Topics Covered

Introduction to Active Shooter Situations

Recognizing Potential Warning Signs

Run, Hide, Fight Protocol

Developing an Emergency Action Plan (EAP)

Communication Strategies and Coordination with Law Enforcement

Evacuation Procedures

Shelter-in-Place Procedures

First Aid and Emergency Medical Response

Post-Incident Procedures

Drills and Simulations

Legal and Regulatory Considerations

Cultural Sensitivity and Inclusivity

What You'll Learn

Elevate Your Safety Awareness!

Unlock the knowledge to protect yourself and others with our comprehensive Active Shooter Preparedness Course.

Discover essential skills to navigate critical situations:

Identify and Describe an Active Shooter: Learn to recognize potential threats and understand the characteristics of an active shooter.

Spot Workplace Violence Indicators: Sharpen your instincts to identify warning signs, creating a safer work environment.

Take Swift Action During an Active Shooter Situation: Equip yourself with life-saving strategies when confronted with an active shooter.

Interact Effectively with Law Enforcement: Understand the crucial steps to take when responding to law enforcement officials during a crisis.

Prevent and Prepare for Potential Incidents: Proactively develop a plan to thwart potential threats and safeguard yourself and your workplace.

Manage Consequences Like a Pro: Master the aftermath – learn how to efficiently manage the aftermath of an active shooter incident.

Enroll now and gain the skills to navigate through the most challenging situations life may throw your way! Safety starts with knowledge!

Regulatory Information

Active shooter awareness training is increasingly recognized as a crucial component of workplace safety. Regulatory requirements for this type of training can vary depending on the country, state, and specific industry. Here’s an overview of the regulatory landscape in the United States, which can be indicative of broader trends:

Federal Regulations

 OSHA Guidelines:

• Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): While there are no specific OSHA standards that mandate active shooter training, OSHA’s General Duty Clause requires employers to provide a workplace free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm. This can be interpreted to include preparations for active shooter scenarios.

• OSHA provides guidelines and resources for workplace violence prevention, including strategies for active shooter situations.

State Regulations

State-specific regulations can vary significantly. Some states have enacted legislation requiring certain workplaces, especially schools and healthcare facilities, to have active shooter preparedness plans, which may include mandatory training. Examples include:

1. California:

• California has stringent workplace safety regulations, and Cal/OSHA provides guidelines on workplace violence prevention which may encompass active shooter preparedness.

2. Texas:

• Texas mandates active shooter training for school districts, ensuring that employees and students are prepared for potential incidents.

Industry-Specific Requirements

Certain industries have more stringent requirements due to the nature of their work and the populations they serve:

1. Healthcare:

• The Joint Commission, which accredits healthcare organizations, requires hospitals to have emergency management plans, which often include active shooter response training.

2. Education:

• Schools and universities often have state-mandated active shooter drills and training as part of their emergency preparedness plans.

Best Practices

Even in the absence of specific regulatory requirements, many organizations adopt best practices to enhance safety:

1. Training Programs:

• Regular training sessions for employees, including drills and scenario-based exercises.

• Use of online training modules and workshops.

2. Emergency Action Plans (EAPs):

• Development and implementation of comprehensive EAPs that include active shooter response protocols.

3. Coordination with Local Law Enforcement:

• Establishing relationships with local police and emergency responders to facilitate coordinated responses during an incident.

4. Communication Systems:

• Implementing robust communication systems to alert employees and coordinate during emergencies.

While specific regulatory requirements for active shooter awareness training may not be universally mandated, adherence to OSHA guidelines, state regulations, and industry standards ensures that organizations are prepared to protect their employees and visitors. Employers are encouraged to adopt comprehensive training and preparedness strategies as part of their overall safety programs.


Q: Is there a prerequisite for this course?

No prerequisites required! Dive into the world of Active Shooter Awareness Certificate Training with enthusiasm and curiosity.

Q: What are the Active Shooter Awareness Certificate Training requirements?

Conquer the course with a minimum score of 70% on each lesson and examination. Your gateway to becoming a certified expert!

Q: Q: How many lessons are there in the Active Shooter Awareness Certificate Training?

There is a course orientation, 1 lesson, and an exam.

Crafted by experts, this course is a collaboration between professionals in the field, ensuring you receive the latest, most relevant information in Active Shooter Awarenesss.

Embark on your educational voyage with the Active Shooter Awareness Certificate Training. Let your passion for knowledge fuel your journey toward expertise!