Post Room and Bomb Awareness Training

Recognition of Suspect Postal Device Awareness

Recognition of Suspect Postal Device Awareness


This half day postal device awareness training course has been designed to help post room, security staff, or other personnel with a responsibility for dealing with mail or baggage to identify safe or suspect packages and items.

The training provides an awareness to students who have no access to x-ray scanners on the recognition of Postal devices, letter bombs or suspect packages including postal IEDS, and incendiary devices and the actions to take upon discovery.

Clients can modify this course to match their requirements.

Postal Device Awareness – Course Content

  • The Threat
  • Improvised Explosive or Incendiary Devices (IED/IID’s) and recognition of their component parts
  • Chemical and biological (white powder) devices and other non explosive devices containing items such as razor blades and hypodermic needles
  • Actions required to be taken on discovery of a suspect package
  • Effects of explosives
  • Postal device recognition

Train2Protect can also assist in the development of procedures if required.

Throughout the course, students are shown and have the opportunity to see and handle inert replica postal Improvised Explosive Devices (IED’s), Improvised Incendiary Devices (IID’s), component parts, weapons and other non-explosive postal devices.

Postal Device Awareness – Delivery

This course is delivered by a former Army Bomb Disposal Officer and Counter Terrorist Search Advisor, he is a current DfT approved Aviation security trainer.

Due to the nature of the course, this course is currently only available at client sites.

This course can be delivered at a time to suit you, we offer courses 24/7 with no additional costs for out of normal hours or weekend training.

Postal Device Awareness – Course Booking

To book a course, check availability or for further information, please call 01634 780502, freephone 0800 0438827, email or click here to contact us.

Additional training

If you require X-ray image interpretation for postroom staff click here for our x-ray image and IED awareness training course.

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