Active Shooter/Active Threat

Earn your Active Shooter/Active Threat certificate upon successful completion of this course

Active Shooter/Active Threat - Online Training

Active Shooter/Active Threat - Course Overview

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, an active shooter is “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area.” A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) study identified 200 active shooter incidents in the U.S. from 2000–2015 that killed or wounded a total of 1,274 people. Almost half (44%) of all incidents occurred in areas of commerce. And, over 60% of incidents ended before law enforcement arrived. To help minimize the impact of a workplace shooting and violence in the workplace, companies and individual employees must take steps to plan and prepare.

This active shooter training course is designed to help learners anticipate and recognize an active shooter/active threat situation and react appropriately if they are ever faced with one. Specifically, it covers the warning signs of workplace violence, how to recognize the presence of an active threat, the best course of action to take based on individual

Active Shooter/Active Threat - Online Course Topics

  • Introduction to Active Shooting Incidents
  • Workplace Violence Indicators
  • Signs of an Active Shooting in Progress
  • Assess the Situation
  • Avoiding the Active Threat
  • Denying the Active Shooter’s Access to You
  • Defending Yourself Against the Active Shooter
  • When Police Arrive at the Scene
  • After the Incident

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 45 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.