AN AWARD-WINNING counter-terrorism training course is being made available to the public for the first time, and West Yorkshire Police are encouraging people to sign up.

Devised by counter-terrorism officers and security experts, the ACT Awareness eLearning package has been opened to the public by Counter Terrorism Policing, so people can become equipped with the necessary knowledge needed to spot the signs of suspicious behaviour and to know what to do in the event of an incident.

"Giving everyone the chance to be extra eyes and ears for police and local security teams help to keep all communities across West Yorkshire safe", said Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Mark Ridley.

The course is hosted by online training specialists Highfield. To register and start learning, for free, visit