NEWS BLOG

News and commentary by Managing Director Gaven Wicks

Bastille Day: Altered Mass Gathering Attack

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

In Nice today the French suffered another mass gathering attack during its Bastille Day celebrations. But this was of a different kind, not with guns and bombs but using a heavy goods vehicle to kill 73 people and injure 100 more. Reports have indicated the truck ploughed through the crowd gathered on the main road along the shoreline in the town. It has been labelled a terrorist attack by French officials at this time. http://www.smh.com.au/world/nice-france-dozens-killed-as-truck-drives-into-bastille-day-crowd-20160714-gq675f.html - This attack displays the adaptive nature of the terrorist groups to use other means than firearms and explosives. Perhaps security authorities have tunnel vision...

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Terrorism: Security Guards Trained

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

In the period January to June 2016 records indicate there have been at least 97 recognised terrorist attacks in the world. These have been of varying types, suicide bomber, shootings, detonated bombs etc. ISIS or persons indicating affiliation to this group are responsible for a large number of these attacks. These actions impact security all over the world regardless of whether there is a direct exposure to the incident itself. This impacts security risk and operations through the threat it poses. In response it requires an upgrading of security operatives to meet the challenge. Hence Strike Training has instituted its...

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STRIKE and AVELING form Training Alliance

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Strike Training and Consulting is proud to announce a training alliance with AVELING, the industry leader in safety, well being and on line training. Both parties agree this alliance will expand networks and opportunities to bring professional and innovative training options to business and the general community alike. Strike is also proud to announce the opening of our new training centre at 184A Shepperton Road, East Victoria Park, WA. The AVELING Training Centre is a purpose built training centre 5 minutes from the Perth City Centre. It has 450sqm of training space, 40+ car spaces, 5 minute walk from Victoria...

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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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