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Bomb Security for Executive Protection: Online

The S2 Bomb Countermeasures for Executive Protection distance learning course provides students with essential skills for protecting individual principals against assassination by the use of explosives. In this 12-hour advanced-level course, anti-terrorism expert Craig Gundry explores IED technology, explosive assassination methods used by professional adversaries, and measures for preventing, detecting, and mitigating explosive attacks.

Topics include:

Explosive Assassinations • Characteristics of Explosive Devices • Adversary Modus Operandi • Access Control Screening • Facility Search Techniques • Bomb Threat Management • Vehicle Search Techniques • Motorcade Countermeasures • IED Detection and Mitigation Technologies • Mail Security


This Internet-based training program includes the following S2 Online Academy lessons:

No. Lesson ID Lesson Title Presentation Time
1 ATR 217 Bomb Security for Protection Agents 25m 23s
2 ATR 202 Threat: Explosive Devices 3h 3m
3 ATR 216 Access Screening for Protection Agents 1h 13m
4 SEC 111 Bomb Threat Management 2h 13m
5 ATR 212 Defense Against Anti-Vehicle Explosive Attacks 2h 41m
6 SEC 110 Defense Against Hazardous Mailings 1h 49m

Total completion time for this course is approximately 12 hours.

Testing And Documentation

The final exam for this course is administered online as a 20-question multiple-choice test. Upon completion of the test, the score is automatically graded and documented in the student's "My Courses" transcript (accessible from the "My Account" page). In accordance with S2 Online course policy, the student must complete the online test with a passing score of 80% or better to receive a Certificate of Training. If the student does not pass the test the first time, the student has one opportunity to re-test.

Student Comments

"Very good course. Well worth the time and money. Good training for both the novice and experienced.
  M. Oberstein
U.S. Marshals Service
"Course was great. Instructor was very understandable. This course refreshed my memory.
  Special Agent J. Plair
U.S. Department of Commerce
"The course was very thorough, well layed out, and interesting.
  JC Roberts
Strategic Overseas Security
"A very well presented course. This is an excellent follow-on to the ATO course.
  M. Chesbro
U.S. Army
"Very good and informative course.
  M. Nilsson
"The 'bomb security for protection agents'course has heightened my security perspective. I am completely satifiied with your curriculum and plan to take another course down the road. I strongly recommend this course to anyone in the public/private protection business.
  L. Miranda
Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino
"Great combination of learning.
  D. Sackett
"I have taken several S2 on-line courses, this is the best one I have taken as far as its pertinence for Executive Protection professionals.
  T. Forman
"For someone with little to no experience with explosives or explosive detection, I was very impressed with this course. It provided me with the background needed to understand the basics of the different explosives, and scenarios where explosives may be deployed. This course should be standard training for all security and executive security personnel.
  J. Terch
"Excellent information, as well as very professional in all aspects.
  K. Nagy
"Excellent details have boosted my ability to detect and respond to a threat far beyond my former level. Concentrating on explosive threats adds so much more to the average get scared--get out contingency plan.
  R. Fuher
"Very detailed. Great information presented in an easy to digest manner.
  M. DeCoste
University of California, Santa Barbara
"It was a very good course. It gave me advanced knowledge that i can not find in my country.
  G. Koudounas
"I found this course to be extremely informative. The Bomb Threat Manangement section of this course was very helpful. It touched on a number of great points, and will definitely be useful with our day to day operations.
  C. Petitti
"As usual, excellent presentation, well documentated with video and graphics.
  C. Benedic
"Speaker was well informed. Obviously well trained, with an uncanny speaking voice!
  R. Lewis
"This course is worth taking.
  C. Spence
Vanderburgh County Sheriff Office
"The course was very well presented and especially enhanced by the first hand experience of the instructor and case studies. It contained all the basics, as well a advanced material for students that already worked in the field. Two thunbs up!
  R. Gawer
German Federal Army
"Very informative. Outstanding presentation for the subject manner.
  M. Novak
"The course was very well presented and especially enhanced by the first hand experience of the instructor and case studies. It contained all the basics, as well as advanced material for students that already worked in the field. Two thunbs up!
  R. Gawer
German Federal Army
"Lots of good information was presented in this course. I took it to allow for my continuation of education for executive protection.
  C. Willden
151st Air Refueling Wing
"Strong, well prioritized presentation. Easily identifiable learning objestives supplemented with in depth technical details and relevant case studies. One of the more enjoyable courses on explosives in relation to protective details I have ever taken part in.
  D. Cueba
US Security Associates
"The course was excellent. Mr. Gundry's presentations were detailed. The subject matter was helpful to both novices and experts in the field of protection. I would highly recommend this course to others.
  G. Pereira
"Craig did a fantastic job at bringing real-world incidents into this course.
  J. Larsen
3TEX, Inc.
"Great course, great instructor, top notch as always.
  A. Clarke
Mercury Radio Arts
"I want all or our Executive Protection and Deployment Officers to take this class. This was a great calss for the expert and getting new recruits up to speed.
  R. Coventry CPP
Starside Security & Investigation, Inc

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Restriction Level:
Level 2 - Verified Security Professionals & Law Enforcement Only

Executive Protection/PSD Agents, Force Protection Personnel, Police Officers Assigned to VIP Security Details

Expected Completion Time:
12 hours

20 questions, multiple-choice

System Requirements:
PC: Windows 98 or above
Macintosh: OS X or above
Linux: Flash 7 browser plugin & accelerated X
Browser capable of supporting Flash Player 7 Macromedia Flash Player 7 or later - Click here to get the latest version of Flash Player.
128 MB RAM
Pentium III 600 MHz or faster processor / OR Mac G4 600 MHz or faster Audio capability
High speed Internet - ADSL, Cable, T1+ (>=512 kBps)

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