Training Services Overview
SONIC Communications (Int) are continually developing their capacity to support clientele. To compliment their equipment and technical services SONIC now offers training designed and delivered bespoke to UK and International client needs, offering enhanced value for money from equipment and organisational diligence to a range of challenges presented by the use of covert surveillance equipment.
Training courses are designed by SONICs resident training Manager, formerly the National Surveillance Training Manager for ACPO (TAM), a retired police officer continuously employed in a wide range of physical and technical surveillance roles since 1985 culminating on the approach to the UK hosted Olympic games 2012, being responsible for the development and management of National CT surveillance training programs serving interoperability of Police and associated agencies combating “High Risk” terrorist threats within the UK.
SONIC do not operate a program of scheduled courses available for registration but run their courses to suit client organisational logistics around availability of students, subject matter and preferred venue, they will be closed events developed to support the student in their specific employment role.
Equipment training will be provided using clients equipment, supplemented from SONIC stock when necessary. This will cultivate familiarity with available equipment essential to enable continued professional development and maximising value for money from equipment purchased.
Learning objectives will be set by the client organisation appropriate to the student and organisational declared needs. Assistance in determining these through Training Needs Analysis to suit clients requirements is available through a scalable surveillance training consultancy phase offered during the training program design process.
Competence following training will be assessed by the course dedicated training / assessment staff, assessment can be configured for as wide a range of outcomes as required and may be linked to ACPO Guidance, Skills for Justice (S4J) National Occupational Standards (NOS), organisational Standard Operating Procedures etc.
If necessary, assistance can be provided formulating valid assessment criteria during the training design phase.
SONIC Communications (Int) welcome any appropriate external evaluation and validation of courses, delivery or assessments made. SONIC has recently been awarded BSI 9001, in relation to training delivered at it’s Birmingham premises.
All students will be issued documentation, detailing their attendance and achievement during their training.
SONIC courses are designed to offer equipment specific training to develop user proficiency in sympathy to UK National guidance and supporting best practice principles of surveillance.
External qualifications can be attached to suit the client organisation needs.