Lockdown Procedure in Schools

Lockdown Procedure in Schools

Learning Outcome


Threats to our society have sadly been on the rise in recent years, and there have been a number of incidents in schools in which teachers and pupils have been placed in life-threatening situations. The Lockdown Procedure in Schools course is designed to provide teachers and other school staff members with an in-depth understanding of policies and procedures regarding school lockdowns, to be fully prepared in the event of an emergency.

Through case studies and instructional video content, you will be taken through the full school lockdown procedure, from choosing the right room for a lockdown to the role of the lockdown officer and when and how to seek help. You will also familiarise with key communication codes and alert methods used for such emergencies.

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials


We offer fully-accredited online courses and comprehensive training on necessary skills and knowledge, so you can get ahead in your professional life.


Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll receive an instant e-certificate. You can receive printed certificates by post (with a shipping cost of £3.99) if you want which will be delivered right to your doorstep.
There’s no expiry date of any sort for our certificates, but we recommend that you renew them every 12 months for up-to-date information and credibility in this competitive job market.

Why Study This Course

This course is a must for those working in the education sector who want to gain a deeper understanding of emergency procedures and best practice in the case of a school lockdown. To provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 20/30 hours, with the freedom to study at your own pace.

Career Path

On successful completion, you will have the practical skills and knowledge to handle a school lockdown professionally and with confidence, proving your competency in the following professions:

  • Teacher/Teaching assistant
  • Head Teacher
  • School staff

Course Curriculum

Lockdown Procedure in Schools
Lockdown Procedure in Schools 01:00:00
Module 1: Introduction and the Lockdown Officer
Module 2: Reasons for Lockdowns
Module 3: The Lockdown Signal and the all Clear Signal
Module 4: Suitable Rooms for Lockdown
Module 5: Communication Arrangements
Module 6: Possible Terminolog
Module 7: Violent Intruder Lockdown
Module 8: Possible Threat or Danger
Module 9: Staff Lockdown Responsibilities
Module 10: Home Office Police Requirements
Module 11: Simple Measures and where to Seek Help

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