Course Description

  • Overview

    This AAOMT program is an intensive, condensed training session based on a proven approach, industry expert experience and leading academic research. It provides an introduction to the key skills and underpinning knowledge required to recognise, avoid, manage, and react correctly under the extreme duress of an active armed offender incident.

  • Goal & Objective

    This short, intensive and informative Active Armed Offender Response & Management program is designed to equip you with the knowledge to identify and respond to the threat and assist you in motivating an attitude of survival if you are ever involved in these threatening situations.

  • Course Duration

    Est. hours to complete : 0.5 Hour

The following topics will be covered:

  • Overview of Active Armed Offender threat

  • Introduction to Modus operandi of Active Armed Offenders

  • Active armed offender response (Escape, Hide, Tell modelling)

  • Introduction Physical & Psychological effects

  • Overview of Preventative & proactive measures

  • Introduction to practical survival and management techniques

  • Reactive measures and aftermath including working with authorities and after incident management and recovery

  • Communication considerations

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Welcome to the Active Armed Offender Management Training Course

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Active Armed Offender Management Training

    • Overview

    • Lesson 1: Active Armed Offender Management

    • Lesson 2: Escape, Hide, Tell Cartoon Video

    • AAOMT Print Out

    • Chapter 2 Knowledge Test

  • 3

    Next Steps...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...



Group CEO, Risk 2 Solution

Dr Gav Schneider

Acknowledged Risk Leader 

Dr Gav is the Group CEO of Risk 2 Solution and is an acknowledged subject matter expert on human based risk management and the psychology of risk. He is a highly experienced, security, safety, emergency and risk specialist with decades of experience. 

Dr Gav has conducted business in over 17 countries and provided a wide range of services for a very diverse client base, ranging from heads of state to school teachers. He is a leading academic in his field and heads up the Post Graduate Psychology of Risk program at the Australian Catholic University (ACU). 

He is also the author of the highly acclaimed ‘Can I See your Hands: A Guide to Situational Awareness, Personal Risk Management, Resilience and Security’ available for purchase, here. Dr Gav has been recognised for his work and was the RMIA Risk Consultant of the Year for 2019 and one of the top twenty global thought leaders in fire and security in the IFSEC Global Security & Fire Influencer Awards. 

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Criminology
  • Certificate in Disruptive Strategy (Harvard Business School) 
  • Master of Technology in Security and Risk Management 
  • Graduate Diploma in Management (Learning) & Strategic Leadership 
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrated Risk

Start your journey to creating a mindset of proactive safety and security with this short course.