The APTI (Azøth Peacekeeping Training Institute) is an internationally renowned institute of higher education in the field of security, overseen by the Security Council, made up of retired military senior officers, bringing several years of experience and expertise in world peacekeeping.
Experienced trainers have over 30 years of varied teaching experience, both military, police and tactical defence.
This unique program in Canada, is aimed primarily at candidates with experience in the private or public security, police or military.
The basic program: “Humanitarian Global Defence” is intended to prepare the candidate to international security operations and peacekeeping, outside the UN framework.
The philosophy of the program is primarily focused on achieving a multidisciplinary competence of the participant, which will allow him a variety of assignments in the field of security and facilitate its ability to adapt during a foreign mission.
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The entire program (in your career within our ranks) lasts approximately 1,000 hours.
The basic program lasting 400 hours, is 7 weeks long.
The summary content of the basic training is:
As part of his duties, the International Peacekeeper must not only be able to identify risks to the security of goods and people, but also to concretely apply the methods and techniques related to the monitoring, prevention and protection of infrastructure, goods and people under his responsibility, while ensuring to protect himself and all of his colleagues.
The operations related to knowing your environment will be explore through topography and radio operations. Emergency response measures will also be part of a general knowledge taught through this course. After acquiring the basic concepts related to safety and emergency measures in general, the future International Peacekeeper must learn to plan and take part in protection operations.
The middle part of the course aims to deepen specific concepts for the protection of critical infrastructure, to escort people, to escort and protect convoys and high-risk cargo in hostile area, as well as control crowd.
Teamwork will be put forward, as well as leadership development. Candidates also begin their training with weapons.
The last 3 weeks are essentially oriented towards tactical aspects related to operations of intervention and protection. Physical training, scenarios and group exercises are prioritized at the end of the program.
Applicants will be constantly tested to ensure that those selected at the end of the program are able to provide with integrity, professional and efficiency, the agent function of International Peacekeeper for the AZØTH Group.
Some adressed topics :
Azøth’s philosophy & mandate
The principles of peacekeeping
Agent behavior standards
Incident Command System
Terrorism and threats to personal safety.
Physical and mental conditioning agent
Introduction to missions of protection
The role and functions of the protection agent
The professional protocol and etiquette
The evaluation of threat
The 4 lines of défense
The extensible baton
Control of an uncooperative subject and handcuffing
Firearms & Tactical shooting (handguns and long rifles)
Defensive tactics and close combat
Pre-visits and missions preparations
Protective operations (of VIP, key facilities, transport and convoys)
Monitoring and counter surveillance
Driving (protective and defensive)
Close protection scenario
Convoy protection scenario in hostile zone
For this training of 1,000 hours,
the price is $10,000 for non-members. That still represents $10/hr.
By becoming a member (at a cost of $250), you get a substantial discount.
— Training dates are subject to change without notice.
— Please note that if your payment is not received within 10 working days before the training begins, your cohort registration will be rejected.
— All fees are subject to change without notice.
— All checks must be made payable to: Azøth HGD.
— As an NPO, we have to mention that these fees are donations and they are non-refundable. They may, however, be assigned to a subsequent training (if places are available).
— Last but not least: You understand and adhere to the effect of being a member of Azøth, gives you the advantages of your post, but that does not guarantee you to leave on mission immediately after the basic training.