Scenario training when attending a course that is designed specifically to qualify you in practical skills, seems like a bit of a "must have" when attending such a training course, but sadly, there are a lot of training providers out there who simply do not use scenario training at all. Laziness, a lack of experience in what they're teaching, or just a lack of care for their students are all traits of a bad training provider. And there are a lot of them out there.
We have had many a student arrive on a course who tell us of a friend they have who trained with company x, y or z, and during their training they did no scenario training or pressure testing on the skills they had been taught. Stories akin to "4 days of death by power point" are common within the security industry, and have been for a while. And as a training provider, we can't think of anything worse than putting our students, through 4 days of boring presentations with no injection of real world scenarios, scenario training, or pressure testing. Because it is those elements of a course that actually prepare people for the job in which they will be undertaking.
Real World Scenarios
Throughout any course at Indrisec our instructors will add in their experiences within the security industry to bolster the content in which they are teaching. This is not done for cool points, or a "look at me" factor. It's done because it demonstrates, with context, how the very thing that they are teaching works in the real world. It's easy to sit there and just read a PowerPoint, but that doesn't give you a contextual understanding of how a particular method works. Our Instructors have over 50 years of combined experience in the security industry. Additionally to that some of them hold backgrounds in the emergency services and the military also. Between them they have deployed all over the world to a wide variety of locations ranging from quietly beautiful rural locations right through to the most dangerous war zones on the planet. This gives them a wealth of combined experience in the very things that we teach. And we pass that knowledge onto our students, because, why wouldn't we!
Live Roleplay Scenarios
Pressure testing is how we test whether a student is able to carry out their new skills when placed in a high stress scenario. This allows us to see if you are capable of dealing with a bit of stress and still perform to the required standard. We will make certain scenarios as realistic as we can within the confines of a classroom or our environment for that day and then analyse your behaviour and actions. This allows you as a learner to correct any mistakes and progress your learning, and allows us to guide you accordingly. There's no point in just teaching you something and then not testing you on that subject, because every person is different. By placing you in a pressured environment we can see exactly how you start to react when dealing with a bit of stress and confusion.