As part of its quest for excellence, the university through its Safety, Security, Environment & Disaster Mitigation and Management Office (SSEDMMO) headed by its Director, Engr. Christian D.Misola, submitted its government guards to a training on “Gun Firing and a Lecture on Pre-orientation of Gun Safety and Republic Act 5487 also known as “The Private Security Agency Law.”  The Gun Firing which was held on December 9, 2023 and the lecture on November 25, 2023, were attended by Government and Agency Security Guards. Sponsoring these activities is the Stelsen Secuirity Agency and was co-sponsored by ISATU SSEDMMO.

Five Government Security Guards of ISAT U, 1 Job Hire employee, Mr. Jed Pormon, and Mr. Manfred Von P. Magat, Head of Security, joined the said activity. The Gun Firing was held at JAC Custom Gun and IPSA Indoor Shooting Range, Balabago, Jaro Iloilo City. Meanwhile, the Lecture on Pre-Orientation of Gun Safety and RA 5487 was conducted on November 25, 2023 at ISAT U HRT Center. Mr. Edison A. Abendaño, the Area Operation Manager of Stelsen Security Agency conducted the said training. Mr. Abendaño is a Certified Security Trainer, Safety Officer 1 & 2.

This training was conducted to improve the skills of the security guards on gun firing and at the same time educate them on the safety that goes with it. The office of Engr. Misola hopes that with this training, the security guards of ISAT U become more responsible on gun handling and would be more effective on their job as they deal with the external and internal clients of the university. The security guards on their part expressed their gratitude for giving them the chance to participate in this training. They learned a lot and hope to have more trainings like this in the future.