ACT Instructor Certification Course

Do you have a passion for protecting others and making your community safer? Put your experience to good use and take your skills to the next level. Become an ACT Certified Instructor.

Having an ACT Certified Instructor™ on staff can help organizations improve security and reduce liability. The ACT Cert Instructor Series™ covers the course material taught in the Professional Series. The course is comprised of six learning modules, a test, a certification, and a three-day hands-on training. One of the main objectives of the instructor course is to connect training with exercises. The ACT Cert Instructor™ teach participants how to master the various Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) taught in the ACT Cert™ program. Participants are taught how to configure the training to the needs of their organization. Teaching techniques, training safety, and exercise coordination is also taught. Only participants that successfully complete the Web-Based Learning and Hands-On-Training can be certified as an instructor. A complete instructor package and support material is provided to all course graduates.

The ACT Cert Instructor™ courses are scheduled on an as needed basis at various locations and makes use of readily available facilities. Please check periodically for the next instructor certification course announcements. Please contact us for more information at:

There is no doubt that all victims of violence share a common desire of staying alive. What they lack is the knowledge necessary to act in self-preservation. As an ACT Certified Instructor™, you will be able to empower others with knowledge that can help save lives.

The ACT Certified Instructor™ course curriculum is focused on two components: Prevention & Response.

As an ACT Certified Instructor™, you will be able to teach the essential functions of the “First Preventers” in recognizing and reporting signs of danger and help reducing vulnerabilities. You will also be able to train others how to act as “On-Location Responders” during the initial moments of an attack and minimize casualties.

The ACT Instructor Certification™ course is personally taught by the program developer and founder.

In the 3 days Hands On Instructor Training you will learn:

DAY ONE – Prevention & Preparedness

  • Trends & Potentials and Indicators & Warnings of violence
  • Preventive security and early warning systems
  • Emergency response planning and practice
  • Weapon defense and gun disarmament
  • Use of cover and improvised weapons
  • Safe escape and evacuation
  • Crisis communication

DAY TWO – Response & Survival

  • Survival Fighting
  • Defense of a third party
  • Critical decisions making
  • Interaction with First Responders
  • Hiding and barricading (Lockdown)
  • Leadership and crisis communication
  • Collective resistance and teamwork response
  • Last Resort Active Shooter Survival Measures

DAY THREE – Instructorship Skills

  • Training standards & rules
  • Instructor support materials
  • Classroom setting and props
  • Principles of survival learning
  • Presentation and delivery skills
  • Effective teaching methodology
  • Instructor administrative support
  • Live drills coordination and safety
  • Instructor final exam and certification