News and commentary by Managing Director Gaven Wicks

Anti-terror training part of course – Kalgoorlie Miner Thursday 10 January 2019

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

By Phoebe Pin       Prospective security officers are being invited to take part in a nationally accredited course next month where they will be tutored in crowd control, first aid, RSA and anti-terrorism techniques.   Lucrative Security Services will host the 10 day Certificate II in Security Operations course in Kalgoorlie-Boulder to be delivered by Perth-based Strike Training and Consulting from February 14.   Strike is headed by former NSW police sergeant of 25 years Gaven Wicks, who said the security operations training provider was the only organisation to offer training on terrorism awareness to emerging security officers....

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Could Perth Security Guards deal with a Terrorism Attack?

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director   Again the point is being missed here, the idea of security is not to be reactive but proactive. No one wants to be dealing with a terrorist attack, security guards need to be preventing them. This takes awareness and recognition of preparation by those who would commit such an act. Then be able to respond to it in an appropriate manner.   It is indicated in this article that security guards are getting half a day on terrorism training. My question is what type of training are they getting? And who is qualified to be teaching this? I...

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