Skip to main content

Lone Worker Security Awareness Training Course

Fully Online CPD Accredited Personal Security & Situational Awareness Training
Make an Enquiry

Make an Enquiry

Contact Form
This Special Projects Group fully online, CPD Accredited, Lone Working Awareness – Dealing with Conflict course has been provided in Strategic Partnership with VIRSEC Ltd. The course is designed to assist in raising the awareness of the potential dangers that are associated with persons working alone, often in isolated environments, such as care workers, social workers, emergency responders, etc. and the practical steps that can be taken to assist in the mitigation and control the associated risks of a security-related incident.
  • It is estimated that there are between 123 and 205 assaults every day on lone workers working within the United Kingdom. Under the Health & Safety Executive [HSE], your employer has specific duties under a ‘duty of care’ to protect you, and to provide you with support and relevant training, maintaining regular contact with you, and assisting in preventing work-related violence. This online course covers many areas such as Inner, Middle and Outer Security Awareness, The Principles of Personal Security, The Threat Pyramid, Psychology of Conflict, Adrenal Response Mechanism and Behavioural Alarm Response [ARM-BAR] and much more.

    Objectives of the Course

    1. The Learner will understand what is meant by Personal Security and the associated topics.
    2. The Learner will gain an understanding of the Psychology of Conflict Situations and the related sub-topics.
    3. The Learner will gain an insight into the Threat Pyramid and understand the various States of Mental Readiness.
    4. The Learner will understand the Fight, Flight, Freeze Responses and ARM-BAR.
    5. The Learner will gain an understanding of Conflict Management & De-Escalation.
    6. The Learner will be able to demonstrate the types of improvised self-defence measures that can be utilised in a self-defence situation.
    7. The Learner will understand the requirements for Due Diligence, and post-event planning.

    Target Audience

    The course is designed for persons such as care workers, estate agents, social workers, anyone whose work role often involves them working alone in environments where the potential for them to come into harm from a third-party is a reality.

    Awarding Body

    This online course is Accredited under the CPD Accreditation Group


    Upon successful completion of this course, the Learner will be able to download a copy of their certificate from the Learner Portal.

    Course Duration

    The Course duration is 2.5 hours. Learners may enter and exit the course as often as they require. Your licence allows you access to the course for up to 6 months to complete [if required] or upon successful completion of the course.

  • The online Lone Worker Security Awareness Training Course consists of the following subject areas:
    • An Overview of Personal Security – So, What is Personal Security?
    • Inner, Middle & Outer Security
    • Five Principles of Personal Security
    • The Threat Pyramid
    • The Environment That You Work In
    • Psychology of Conflict Situations: The Five Stages of Conflict
    • What is Aggression?
    • Defining Aggression
    • Theories of Aggression
    • Aggression as an Instinct
    • Frustration-Aggression Theory
    • Aggression as a Learned Behaviour
    • Experiencing Aggression
    • Psychology of Conflict Situations
    • The Mental States of Readiness
    • Adrenal Response Mechanism [ARM]
    • Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
    • Adrenal Response Mechanism [ARM] Workplace Bullying
    • Behavioural Alarm Response [BAR]
    • Conflict Management & De-Escalation
    • Containing Conflict
    • Threat & Risk Assessment
    • Conducting Due Diligence
    • Improvised Self Defence Tools & Measures
    • Assessing Your Meeting Environment
    • Conducting Due Diligence & Your Emergency Procedures
    • Dress Considerations & Implications
    • Post-Meeting Considerations