Behaviour Detection Officer (BDO)

This course will provide delegates with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively deploy behaviour detection techniques to detect, deter, delay or detain persons engaged in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of criminal activity.

Course details


Course duration: 3 days

Location of your choice

Course Overview

Designed to ensure security-trained staff work as a team in identifying potential threats, this course teaches all the theoretical modules and includes tabletop exercises to reaffirm understanding.

Teams are deployed into a live environment to practice behavioural analysis and detection, culminating in live assessments of behavioural analysis and detection performance.

Course Content 

The course covers a wide range of modules, including:

  • The Threat to the Organisation
  • Introduction to Behavioural Detection, Roles, Responsibilities and Duties
  • Environmental Awareness and Operational Considerations
  • Observation and Assessments
  • Challenge and Accounting
  • Identification Checks
  • Resolution and Legal Considerations


  • Practical assessment

 Forthcoming Dates

Please contact our team to discuss your requirements.