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News and commentary by Managing Director Gaven Wicks

Strike Support for ‘CANTEEN’ kids

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Strike Training and Consulting have taken time out from their Perth Security Training program to support 'Canteen'. This organisation supports youths with cancer in dealing with the impacts of the disease on their young lives. Strike have now commenced making regular donations to help one child to get this support. Hopefully this will be the first of many children that we can help in this way. www.canteen.org.au

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Regional Employment Success for Strike Trained Security Guards

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

In March 2015 Strike Training conducted their Perth Security Training program in Bunbury for Salvation Army Employment Plus. The students recently received their licences from the WA Police in June and applied for jobs across a number of security organisations in the area. 7 of the candidates have commenced work in the industry almost instantly with the other 2 deciding to participate in other work. The success of the program and with potential security employers on board Employment Plus has requested Strike to conduct further training from Geraldton in the North to Manjimup in the South. This relationship will see...

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Certificate III in Security Operations (Unarmed Bodyguard) Night Course

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Perth Security Training organisation Strike Training and Consulting in Association with Deltawest Training (RTO 40599) are proud to offer their first night bodyguard course commencing on Monday 13th July completed on Saturday 25th July. Students will participate in the course between 5pm and 10pm each evening and complete 2 Saturdays from 8am to 4.30pm. Strike employs the use of former federal and state close personal protection officers, security consultants and tactical operatives to provide this course. This program will provide students with CPP threat and risk training in a practical operations program. You will also receive valuable supervisory and assessment...

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TIMOR LESTE: Strike completes Security Training for Timorese

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

On 5th June 2015 Strike Training and Consulting on behalf of Deltawest Training completed a 10 day training course for Certificate II in Security Operations. Conoco Phillips and the local government requested Strike Training to attend Dili, Timor Leste and present its Perth Security Training program to 20 participants. The successful students received their qualifications at a presentation on the final day. Our premier trainer, in Mr. Peter Bowring, whom we give great thanks to conducted the course to great applause from all involved. Strike intends to continue this relationship with the country in the future.

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Roleystone: Anti-Bullying/Self Defence for School Aged Girls

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

On 7th June 2015 Strike Training and Consulting held its initial Western Australian Anti-Bullying and Self Defence class for school aged girls 11-15 years. The girls were provided with practical skills to deal with instances of bullying and unwanted attacks. This program also included legal impacts, environmental and situational awareness as well as preparation techniques to use in their everyday lives. The feedback from the class has been excellent and we appreciate it, in the hope we will be able to assist more children in this area. The key difference in our program is the practicality of defensive applications and...

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Bunbury Security Course 6th July

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Strike Training is taking its Perth Security Training program to Bunbury for the second time. After our first succesful visit in March this year we have received numerous calls regarding a further program. We have designated the 6th of July for our next course in the hope of many more. See you soon Bunbury!!

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Perth Women Attacked Again

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Woman grabbed as she walked to car in East Victoria Park POLICE are looking for two men who grabbed a woman while she was walking to her car in East Victoria Park. http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/woman-grabbed-as-she-walked-to-car-in-east-victoria-park/story-fnhocxo3-1227370491217 PERTHNOW.COM.AU Perth women attacked again, moreover it has occurred in my backyard. It is only a matter of time before someone is seriously injured or even killed. Trust me these guys are criminals and moving to a serious act of violence is a mere evolution for them, after 25 years as a police officer this is a known fact. Perth women, in particular Victoria Park women should...

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De-Radicalisation of Students

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Schools to identify future extremists THE Australian government is looking to schools to help identify students in danger of becoming radicalised. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/schools-to-identify-future-extremists/story-fn3dxiwe-1227367079115 Given Australia's current security situation this program is a must. Does this program go so far as to indicate pre-cursor terrorist activities of a student that has already been radicalised? For example will the student be in a position to recognise suspicious activities that are pre-cursor to a terrorist attack? When do we start on the adults? Strike has commenced Terrorism Awareness for Security operatives during its Perth Security Training courses but this is a minuscule number ..

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Perth Careers Expo Success

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Strikes' recent promotion at the Perth Careers Expo has received a fantastic response from attendees. The interest for our Perth Security Training program was unprecendented as many 18 - 30 yr olds saw a previously unrealised option in the Security Industry particularly given the inclusion of our Terrorism Awareness Training. Our Defensive Tactics programs were a great drawcard particularly with primary or teenage groups with the Anti-Bullying and Defensive tactics course for schools. We are looking forward to forming strong relationships with our new course attendees.

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Strike at Perth Careers Expo 2015!

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Strike Training has entered the Perth Careers Expo at the Convention and Exhibition Center! The Expo runs for four days between the 14th May, 2015 - 17th May, 2015. We will be promoting our Certificate II & III in Security Operations, undertaken on Behalf of Deltawest RTO #40599, as well as our brand new Women's Self Defence Course. Strike has created a $99 Women's Self Defence program encompassing practical self defence tactics used to deal with the realistic dangers and methods of an attacker. The course is conducted over a 3 hour session every Saturday (9am-12pm), with a three hour...

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