About the Course
This course is designed to educate your family how to properly set up and establish your home security plan.
This course is taught by off duty / retired Law Enforcement and Security industry experts.
This course is held in your home, with your family, to ensure you get the most from this course in your actual environment.
After an assessment of your home and property, our team will guide you on how to harden your home - making it a less desirable target for intruders.
In this course we will cover:
Home security as a concept
Exterior features that make your home less appealing to burglars
Strengthening points of entry
Interior features that make your home more secure and less of a target
Alarms, Lighting, and Cameras
Working as a team and establishing household protocols
"What to do if..." scenario based training (glass break in the middle of the night, stranger at the door, suspicious circumstances, etc.)
Developing a security plan
This course is designed with your specific household layout and the role each member of the family will play towards actively securing and protecting your home.
This course is designed to be informative and is geared towards all ages. We balance the reality of a home intrusion event with the steps you can take to mitigate a break in from occurring. This course is kid friendly and not designed to traumatize young children.
Upon completion of this course you will receive a write up of all items discussed and an outline of your home security plan.
Follow up trainings are available.
Questions? Please don't hesitate to reach out via phone or email.
Tom has been an armed professional for the past two decades and has been a firearms instructor for the past 10 years. Outside of being an instructor, his background is in Law Enforcement and high level Executive / Dignitary Protection Operations serving as operations director and team leader in various high profile and high risk details - domestically and internationally. Tom has achieved certifications as an Anti-Terrorism Specialist, Forensic Investigator, and numerous other industry specific accolades. In 2013, Tom launched a security and investigations firm offering executive level protective services in several states throughout the United States.
While still working in the private sector, Tom founded SKILLSET Defense Academy to bring his training and experience to our students and has built a cadre of world class instructors to teach alongside him. His goal with SKILLSET is to bring his skills and the skill set's of other top tier instructors under one roof to maximize the training and knowledge delivered to students.
Tom is an NRA instructor, a NRA Range Safety Officer, a USCCA defensive firearms instructor, and a P.O.S.T certified Tactical Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor (Peace Officer Standards and Training). He holds additional instructor certifications in workplace violence prevention, Active Shooter Response, and has been featured in numerous publications discussing safety, security, and home defense.