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Our HSI® AVERT™ (Active Violence Emergency Response Training) course gives you the tools to understand how to recognize warning signs, react quickly in an active shooter situation, and learn how to control bleedings in life-threatening situations. AVERT™ is active shooter response training with the addition of techniques on how to stop the bleed of victims. | Duration: 3 hours.


When violence occurs, seconds count, and you can't always wait for EMS (Emergency Medical Service) to arrive. AVERT™ is an active shooter training course that also enables you to become an immediate responder by learning emergency stop the bleed techniques. AVERT™ teaches how to:


  • Recognize warning signs using situational awareness.
  • Decide whether to escape, evade or attack (disarm the active shooter).
  • Apply critical bleeding control techniques.
  • Respond quickly and confidently in an emergency.


Active shooter incidents are unpredictable, and they can evolve rapidly. During the chaos, anyone involved can play a vital role in lessening the impact of an active shooter incident. Active Violence Emergency Response Training (AVERT™) prepares your team with active shooter training resources that help you and your organization understand warning signs and respond to a potential active shooter incident.


Recent active shooter incidents have shown the importance of a rapid response. Every second counts when active violence occurs and active shooter training with AVERT™ teaches you the tools that allow you to quickly react and make decisions on whether to escape, evade, or attack (disarm the active shooter).


Incidents can happen anywhere. Being able to react quickly to life-threatening situations is critical in any environment. With AVERT™, you will learn situational awareness and how to adopt an active shooter response plan so you can take fast action in an emergency.


Certifications offered:

-HSI®/AVERT™ international certificate (in English).
-GLC Aquatic Safety Dept. (international bilingual wall certificate).
-DC-3 form from STPS (only for Mexico).

HSI®/AVERT™ Course

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