Certified Active Shooter Prevention Technician

100% online, self-paced course format

Professional Credential: Certified Workplace Active Shooter Prevention Technician (IASHEP-CASPT)

(Note: Refresher certification is required every three years to maintain professional credential.) Renewal fee is: $150

Non-discrimination Policy:

IASHEP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination

Course Overview

This course provides guidance to individuals, including managers and employees, so that they can prepare to respond to an active shooter situation.  This course will provide an overview of active shooter incidents in the United States, progression of violence and the contributing factors. During the hands-on portion, students will be presented with physical examples and methods of self-protection, awareness, de-escalation techniques and escape.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe proper actions to take when confronted with an active shooter and responding law enforcement officials.
  • Describe actions to take to prevent and prepare for potential active shooter incidents.
  • Describe how to manage the consequences of an active shooter incident.
  • Identifying behaviors of concern
  • Recognize and survive this type of incident
  • Prepare for this possibility
  • Enhance self-awareness
  • How to develop a plan, prepare and react to this situation

Course Content Includes:

  • Defining Active Shooter & Violence in the Workplace
  • Identifying Threats
  • Factors of Active Shooter Workplace Violence
  • Workplace Active Shooter Prevention Policy
  • Reviewing Prevention Points
  • Violent Offender Profile
  • Warning Signs
  • When Active Shooter Violence Happens
  • Responses to Avoid
  • The Company’s Response
  • Quizzes and final review quiz

Who should attend this course:

  • General Industry and Construction Personnel
  • Construction Managers & Supervisors
  • Safety & Health Professionals
  • Safety & Health Committees
  • Government Inspectors
  • Building Inspectors
  • Training Managers
  • Industrial Hygienists
  • Environmental Professionals


Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam.  A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to  receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course.ry of Workplace

After signing up for this course IASHEP will send you a link to the LMS class