NFPA 3000 (PS): Plan for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Online Training

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  • Description

    Take the NFPA 3000™ (PS), Plan for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Online Training. Learn how to develop an effective and integrated plan.

    Nationwide and around the globe, communities are facing an increasing number of tragedies involving active shooter and/or hostile events. The need for an integrated preparedness, response, and recovery program is greater than ever before. To help you address the need for preparedness within your organization, NFPA® presents NFPA 3000™ (PS), Plan for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Online Training.

    We work with people every day whose jobs affect the safety of others.

    This training is based on the new NFPA 3000™ (PS), Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program. NFPA responded to the urgent need for this document by establishing a committee of experts from the following agencies and associations to develop the Standard:

    ● 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


    Progress at your own pace to gain new knowledge and tools. Along the way, earn the NFPA 3000TM (PS) "Plan" badge.

    This is the first of three important courses in the NFPA NFPA 3000 (PS), Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response; Plan, Respond, Recover Program Specialist Online Training. Through this two-hour online training, you'll improve your understanding about how to create an effective active shooter/hostile event response plan.

    Upon completion of this course you should be able to do the following:

    • List common issues from active shooter/hostile events documented in after-action reports
    • Identify how the four main concepts of NFPA 3000™ (PS) address common issues from past events
    • Identify the sections of NFPA 3000™ (PS) that will guide the creation of an effective active shooter/hostile events response program
    • Understand the importance of risk assessment for active shooter/hostile events
    • Identify threats to a community/facility based on target assessment
    • Determine the risk probability of a community/facility
    • Determine the risk consequence rating of a community/facility
    • Use a risk probability and consequences matrix to distribute and prioritize resources
    • Identify the program components to create a plan
    • Indicate required program resources and capabilities
    • Identify standard operating guidelines (SOGs) and standard operating procedures (SOPs) to include as part of the program
    • Develop and determine the completeness of SOPs and SOGs


    Who Will Benefit:
    Safety planners, first responders, and policy makers such as School Superintendents, Facility Managers, Building Owners, Safety Officers, Security Consultants, Loss Control/Risk Safety Managers, Emergency Services Directors, Human Resources, Fire, EMS, Police, and Federal, State, City and Municipal government officials.

    Exclusive Rate for Government Employees:
    Government Employees are eligible for a special rate of $69.99 to attend this training. Eligibility required and you must register at this special rate for Government Employees.

    Included with Training:
    NFPA 3000™ (PS) Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Program Planning Checklist, Risk Assessment Tool, and Response Program Template

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this two-hour course and qualify for 0.2 CEUs. Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate and NFPA 3000™ (PS) “Plan” badge directly from the course site.

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

    Purchase the Complete Series and Save 20%

    All three courses included in the "NFPA 3000 Specialist Training" (including "Plan for", "Respond to" and "Recover from") are now available.

    Earn your "Specialist" Badge! Learn more and register for the NFPA 3000 (PS), Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response; Plan, Respond, Recover Program Specialist Online Training. 


    Group Training:
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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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