Course Description

  • Overview

    BOSAR provides an introduction to the key skills and underpinning knowledge required for Suspicious objects identification as well as suspicious activity and behaviour recognition. It will assist you in identifying whether someone is behaving suspiciously or something is out of the ordinary, in your environment. This is a short, intensive and informative program and could help prevent something bad from happening to you, your colleagues or your loved ones.

  • Goal & Objective

    The goal of BOSAR is to introduce you to the skills you need to know in order to proactively identify objects, people and behaviors that may seem out of the ordinary or suspicious in your environment. This ability or skill, may assist you in predicting and preventing bad things from happening to you, your colleagues or your loved ones.

  • Outcome

    The ability to identify suspicious objects.
    The ability to identify suspicious or out of the ordinary behavior or activity.
    The relevant actions to take when you notice something suspicious or out of the ordinary.

  • Course Duration

    Est. hours to complete : 0.5 Hour

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Behavioural Observation and Suspicious Activity Recognition Course

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Chapter 1: Identifying Suspicious Objects, Items and Substances

    • Overview

    • Lesson 1: Suspicious Objects, Items and Substances

    • Lesson 2: Suspicious Objects, Items and Substances Cartoon Video

    • Chapter 1 Print Out

    • Chapter 1 Knowledge Test

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Identifying Suspicious Behaviour and Activity

    • Overview

    • Lesson 1: Suspicious Behaviour and Activity

    • Lesson 2: Suspicious Behaviour and Activity Cartoon Video

    • Chapter 2 Print Out

    • Chapter 2 Knowledge Test

  • 4

    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 centric and integrated risk management. He has a broad background in safety and security, emergency management and incident response, with extensive senior level management and leadership experience. 

He has led numerous, high-level consulting and advisory projects and has two decades of Operational Specialised Risk Management, Cultural Change, Security and Safety experience in over 16 countries. Dr Gav has a National Security Clearance NV1 and is a fellow of ARPI, ISRM, GIA, IML as well as a RSecP and CPP. He is considered Australia’s leader in the field of Psychology of Risk. 

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

Recent Projects

  • 2019 - Department of Defence – Risk Appetite, Tolerance and Risk Intelligence project
  • 2019 – QLD Police Counter-Terrorism Command – Capability development
  • 2018/19 - QLD Department of State Development’s Special Projects Unit – Risk Expert
  • 2018 – Federal Dept. of Home Affairs – Risk and situational awareness project consultancy

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