NFPA 3000 (PS): Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response; Plan, Respond, Recover Program Specialist Onl

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  • Description

    2019 Brandon Hall Bronze Excellence in Learning Award This course is a recipient of a 2019 Brandon Hall Group BRONZE Excellence in Learning Award for Best Unique or Innovative Learning and Development Program.


    Register for the NFPA 3000™ (PS), Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response; Plan, Respond, Recover Program Specialist Online Training. Save 20% and earn your Specialist Badge!

    This six-hour online training series from NFPA® teaches you how to prepare yourself, your employees, your organization or facility, and your community to effectively plan, respond and recover from active shooter and/or hostile events through integrated preparedness and response based on NFPA 3000™ (PS), Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program.

    More than a dozen agencies and associates contributed to NFPA 3000™ -- only the second Provisional Standard developed in the 122-year history of NFPA.

    NFPA and a committee of experts recognized the need for and developed this important document, including representatives from a broad-range of agencies and associations such as:

    ● U.S. Department of Justice ● Emergency Medical Services Labor Alliance
    ● Federal Bureau of Investigation ● National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
    ● U.S. Department of Homeland Security ● National EMS Academy
    ● International Association of Chiefs of Police ● International Association of EMS Chiefs
    ● International Association of Fire Chiefs ● American College of Emergency Physicians
    ● National Volunteer Fire Council ● National Association of EMS Physicians
    ● Fraternal Order of Police ● International Association of Emergency Managers
    ● International Association of Fire Fighters


    Broaden your understanding of NFPA 3000™ and learn how to translate its requirements into effective planning, response and recovery.

    Earn your Specialist Badge while you learn about best-practice strategies based on lessons learned from recent tragedies around the globe. The series consists of 3 two-hour courses:

    • NFPA 3000™ (PS) Plan for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Online Training
    • NFPA 3000™ (PS) Respond to an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Online Training
    • NFPA 3000™ (PS) Recover from an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Online Training

    Upon completion of the series you should be able to:

    • Determine the risk probability and risk consequence rating of a community/facility
    • Determine completeness of standard operating procedures (SOPs)
    • Leverage NFPA 3000™ (PS) for effective planning
    • Determine the role of the communication center during an active shooter/hostile event response
    • Distinguish between law enforcement, fire, and EMS competencies
    • Detail what the key requirements are for first responder knowledge
    • Establish a common set of criteria for public information during and after an ASHER incident
    • Leverage NFPA 3000™ (PS) for preparing and informing the public, for hospital preparedness and response, for continuity of operations planning, and for planned recovery


    Who Will Benefit:
    Safety planners, first responders and policy makers, such as emergency managers, safety managers, building owners, facility managers, consultants, school superintendents, and federal, state, city and municipal government officials

    Exclusive Rate for Government Employees:
    Government Employees are eligible for a special rate of $174.99 to attend this training. Eligibility required and you must register at this special rate for Government Employees page.

    Included with Training:
    Program Planning Checklist, Risk Assessment Tool, and Response Program Template

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this six-hour series and qualify for 0.6 CEUs. Upon successful completion of the course series, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate and Specialist Badge directly from the course site.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

    Each of the 3 two-hour courses included in this Specialist training can also be purchased individually. Visit the "Plan for," "Respond to" and "Recover from" course pages to learn more. 


    Group Training:
    For more information or to receive a price quote for NFPA group training,
    please call 877-336-3280 or e-mail:

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  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training


    • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting each module.
    • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses or series within 180 days.
    • CEUs: You earn 0.1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course or a series, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of a course or a series, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the website. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.
    • Online Training is non-refundable.


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