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Course Overview

The Diploma in Security is developed to equip the officer with managerial skills and competencies to perform the job at managerial level and manage the security operations, agency or department. An individual has to complete 7 modules to attain the Diploma in Security.

A Statement of Attainment (SOA) will be awarded to the individual when he successfully completed each module and assessed to be competent.

 

Exemptions from Training Requirements for Chief Security Officer PWM Grade

1. Graduates from the following diplomas may be exempted from the mandatory and elective Chief Security Officer training modules in their application for the Security Officer Licence:
 

  • Diploma In Security & Fire Safety Studies; 
  • Diploma In Security & Fire Safety Management. 

For exemptions in PWM years-in-service criteria, graduates may write in to SPF_Licensing@spf.gov.sg and submit evidence of relevant experience in the security industry/ uniformed service. 

 

2. Graduates from the following diplomas may be exempted from the elective Chief Security Officer training modules in their application for the Security Officer Licence:
 

  • Diploma In Police & Security Studies; 
  • Diploma In Police Studies & Security Management; 
  • Diploma In Management & Police Studies. 

In order to qualify for a full exemption to the Chief Security Officer PWM grade, one must pass the mandatory Chief Security Officer training module which is the ‘Manage Security Agency Within Legal Framework’.

For exemptions in PWM years-in-service criteria, graduates may write in to SPF_Licensing@spf.gov.sg and submit evidence of relevant experience in the security industry/ uniformed service.

Entry Requirements

 

  1. Relevant working experience in the security related industry at a supervisory, executive or management level; or
  2. Successfully completed Security WSQ Advanced Certificate in Security

 

These requirements are not applicable to current students attending the Diploma in Security.

Who Should Attend

Chief Security Officer, Operations Executive/Manager, Security Manager and equivalent in rank, or individuals seeking a career in the security industry.

What You'll Learn

No Subject Code Subject
1 SEC-PDV-4001-1.1 Capability Development (Achieve Work Effectiveness in Security Environment)

Assessment : SII
Encompasses the skills and knowledge required in determining work priorities, planning & completing work tasks, monitoring own work performance and develop and maintain professional development.

2 SEC-SOP-4003-1.1 Contingency Management (Assess and Manage Security Risk Control Measures)

Assessment : POLWEL
Equips security personnel at managerial level with the knowledge and skills to assess potential security risks, prepare a security risk management plan, develop security risk control measures, implement security risk control measures, evaluate security risk control measures and present report.

3 SEC-PDV-4002-1.1 Conflict Resolution Management (Manage and Resolve Conflict in Security Environment)

Assessment : SII
Equips security personnel at managerial level with the knowledge and skills to assess a conflict situation, develop strategies to resolve conflict, negotiate resolution and negotiate closure.

4 SEC-SOP-4011-1.1 Security Operation Compliance (Manage Security Agency within Legal Framework)

Assessment : SII
Covers the skills and knowledge to help security managers to interpret the statutory requirements to operate a security agency, in the implementation of an agency's rights and obligations as an employer of security personnel, in the understanding the rights and obligations of an agency to their clients, to understand the security agency's legal powers, rights and obligations at work.

5 SEC-SRM-4001-1.1 Quality Assurance and Audit (Manage Security Operations)

Assessment : POLWEL
Equips security personnel at managerial level with the knowledge and skills to prepare for security audit, conduct security audit, confirm security requirements, co-ordinate and monitor security operations and review and report status of security operations.

6 SEC-SOP-4008-1.1 Manpower Planning (Develop a Security Manpower Deployment Plan)

Assessment : SII
Involves analysing security operational plan to ascertain the nature of client’s security needs and existing security systems. Carry out site surveys and liaison with client to finalise and confirm terms of reference so that operations order can be prepared and the manpower deployment plan developed.

7 SEC-LDR-4001-1.1 Contract Management (Prepare and Submit Tender for Security Services)

Assessment : SII
Involves identifying tender criteria, assessing own capacity and viability for tendering exercise, estimating cost of manpower, equipment and other overheads, gathering quotations from suppliers, identifying factors which may affect meeting clients requirements and reviewing information for accuracy and preparing tender documents, checking tender documents for accuracy and lodge tender document within stipulated timeframe.

8 SEC-PDV-4003-1.1 Performance Management (Manage Performance of Security Personnel)

Assessment : SII
Equips security personnel at managerial level with the knowledge and skills to assign work, monitor performance, review performance and follow-up on review.

9 SEC-LDR-4003-1.1 Financial Management (Manage Security Business)

Assessment : POLWEL
Equips security personnel at managerial level with the knowledge and skills to develop business objectives, formulate marketing objectives and activities, identify potential markets and business strategy, establish processes, determine profitability, develop implementation plan, evaluate performance and review plan.

10 SEC-ICM-4003-1.1 Incident Response (Manage Security Emergencies)

Assessment : POLWEL
Equips security personnel at managerial level with the knowledge and skills in working with emergency response team in managing different security emergency situations that may involve business-as-usual type of accidents and situations where injuries, fatalities and authorities are involved, and executing emergency response plan and providing assistance to emergency response team in handling post-emergency activities.

11 SEC-SRM-4002-1.1 Security Risk Analysis (Conduct Security Survey)

Assessment : POLWEL
Covers the process of conducting a security survey which requires defining survey objectives, conducting the survey to identify and assess security and other risks against survey objectives, documenting and presenting survey findings to the client and carrying out a post-survey audit.

12 SEC-TEM-4001-1.1 Access Control Management (Plan and Implement Security Systems)

Assessment : SII
Equips security personnel at managerial level with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required of a security manager to conduct a threat and vulnerability assessment, prepare a security system plan and implement the plan for a given site.

13 SEC-SOP-4008-1.1 Manpower Planning (Manage Recruitment and Selection of Security Personnel)

Assessment : SII
Equips security personnel at managerial level with the knowledge and skill to recruit and select manpower according to the needs, objectives and policies of the agency.

After your Training

 

  • For PLRD system to reflect the security modules you have passed (deemed competent) into your license, you are required to upload your e-SOAs.
  • For a student to obtain his/her certificate for full qualification, he/she has to submit copies of all the Statements of Achievement (SOAs) to the assessment centre (either SII or POLWEL) that has assessed the last SOA leading to the full qualification.
    If the last SOA leading to the full qualification is assessed by SII, click here for the Request of Certificate for Full Qualification
    If the last SOA leading to the full qualification is assessed by POLWEL, students are required to approach POLWEL in person for full qualification printing.
    Student will receive the electronic full qualification certificate within 2 working weeks from the date of the full submission of the required form and document.

 

Modules Required to Attain Full Qualifications under “Skills Framework for Security”

Modules in bold are recommended by SII.  However, trainees are free to exercise their own discretion in choosing the modules, subject to their work requirements.

 

WSQ Diploma in Security  (SEC-DIP-GX-01-1)

Security Operation Compliance

(Manage Security Agency within Legal Framework)
[PWM : CSO]

SEC-SOP-4011-1.1

Quality Assurance and Audit

(Manage Security Operations) 
[PWM : CSO]

SEC-SRM-4001-1.1

Capability Development

(Achieve Work Effectiveness in Security Environment) 
[PWM : CSO]

SEC-PDV-4001-1.1

Conflict Resolution Management

(Manage and Resolve Conflict in Security Environment) 
[PWM : CSO]

SEC-PDV-4002-1.1

Incident Response 

(Manage Security Emergencies)

SEC-ICM-4003-1.1

Performance Management

(Manage Performance of Security Personnel)

SEC-PDV-4003-1.1

(Choose any 1 of the modules below)

Manpower Planning

  • (Manage Recruitment and Selection of Security Personnel)
  • (Develop a Manpower Deployment Plan)
SEC-SOP-4008-1.1

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info  
View the Course Calendar

 

Application Procedures

 

Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online.

Steps to follow in your application:
 

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No

Step 2 - Select course code and course commencement date.

Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).

Step 4 - Make declaration and submit online application


Generally, a course run is opened for online application only about 12 weeks before the scheduled training date and will close about 2 weeks before course commencement date or when the maximum number of applications is reached, whichever is earlier. 


Courses with a “Commencement Date” available for selection in the “Online Application for Part Time Courses” system means that a particular course run is available for application. If you do not see a commencement date of the course that you want, it means that the application for that course run has closed or it is not opened for application yet.


After the online application closes and upon confirmation of the running of the class, a confirmation letter of offer will be sent via email to and reach the applicant about 1 week before the course commencement date. The course fee, payment method, enrolment and other information will be provided in the letter. Applicants must provide a valid email address during the online application in order to receive the soft copy confirmation letter of offer.

 

NOTE:
 

  1. Assessment may be conducted on a different day after the last day of training.
  2. Trainees will be informed of their assessment date(s) on the 1st day of training.
  3. For modules assessed by POLWEL. A written test (with project submission) and final interview will be conducted on the 3rd and 4th week, respectively, after the last day of training. The affected modules are  “Conduct Security Survey”, “Manage Security Operations”, “Assess and Manage Security Risk Control Measures”, “Manage Security Business” and “Manage Security Emergencies”
  4. Security Industry Institute reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fees, amend any other information or cancel classes with low enrolment.
  5. Currently, all our training programmes are conducted on a full-day basis from 9.00am to 6.00pm, unless otherwise advised.


Company-Sponsored Trainees

Employers who sponsor their staff for training may be able to apply for the following via the SkillsConnect Portal:
 

  1. Absentee payroll funding.
  2. Enhanced Training Support for SMEs if they qualify as SMEs (ONLY for Diploma in Security Modules).
  3. SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (ONLY for Diploma in Security Modules) if their employees are eligible.


For more details, please visit www.skillsconnect.gov.sg.

Course Fees

(No revision to fees for Course Runs commencing on 1 Jan 2022 onwards)

Fees per module

Fee Type Total Fees
w GST
Full Course Fees  S$1,300.00
Singapore Citizen & PR aged below 40 years old
(Baseline course fee subsides of 70%)
S$390.00
Singapore Citizen aged 40 & above / SME-Company sponsored Singapore Citizen & PR
(Baseline course fee subsides of 70% + enhanced subsidy of 20% above baseline course fee subsides)
S$147.00

Self-Sponsored Trainees

 

  1. Self-sponsored trainees will qualify for The SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy if they are Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above.
  2. NTUC Union members will enjoy 50% unfunded course fee (i.e. the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy) support up to $250 per calendar year under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). The unfunded portion of the course fee must be S$20 and above. This excludes GST, registration and other miscellaneous fees.

Please visit the NTUC UTAP webpage here for more information.
 

 

Re-assessment Fee

 

Module Re-Assessment Fee
w GST
Quality Assurance and Audit (Manage Security Operations) S$270.00
Security Operation Compliance (Manage Security Agency Within Legal Framework) S$160.50
Contingency Management (Assess and Manage Security Risk Control Measures) S$270.00
Conflict Resolution Management (Manage & Resolve Conflict In Security Environment) S$160.50
Capability Development (Achieve Work Effectiveness In Security Environment) S$160.50
Manpower Planning (Develop A Security Manpower Deployment Plan) S$160.50
Contract Management (Prepare & Submit Tender For Security Services) S$160.50
Manpower Planning (Manage Recruitment & Selection Of Security Personnel) S$160.50
Performance Management (Manage Performance Of Security Personnel) S$160.50
Financial Management (Manage Security Business) S$270.00
Incident Response (Manage Security Emergencies) S$270.00
Security Risk Analysis (Conduct Security Survey) S$270.00
Access Control Management (Plan and Implement Security Systems) S$160.50

Payment Mode

Payment for SII courses can be made as follows:

1 SkillsFuture Credit  Upon confirmation of the course, an email with the payment link will be sent to you latest about 1 week before the course commencement. Please refer to the instructions on the online payment page to make the payment. Please do not make payment manually via the My SkillsFuture Credit Portal before receiving the confirmation email with the payment link from TP.
2 eNETS/Credit Card Upon confirmation of the course, an email with the payment link will be sent to you latest about 1 week before the course commencement. Please refer to the instructions on the online payment page to make payment via eNETS or Credit Card.
3 NETS Security Industry Institute
Temasek Polytechnic
21 Tampines Ave 1
East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
Singapore 529757
(Operating hours - Mon to Fri: 8.30am – 5.30pm. Closed on Sat, Sun and Public Holidays)

Due to the safe distancing measures at TP, the SII office will remain closed until further notice. For NETS payment, you may make payment over at SII counter on the first day of your course.

4 Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) The PSEA scheme is administered by the Ministry of Education (MOE) which allows students to utilise the funds in their own and/or their siblings' PSEA accounts for the payment of selected fees and costs.

Please ensure you have sufficient funds in your PSEA before applying via >Forms. Please do not submit the form before receiving the confirmation email with the payment link from TP. The PSEA form can be located on the online payment page as well.

 

For WSQ Short Courses

  1. It is a requirement for all trainees to attain at least 75% training attendance and pass the assessment for EACH module to enjoy SSG’s subsidy. Trainees who do not meet the requirement will have to pay the full unsubsidised course fees.
  2. Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.
  3. The following withdrawal and refund policy will apply:

 

Withdrawal notices received Refund amount
Before the commencement of course/module Once payment is made, a full refund of fee less an admin fee of $30
After the commencement of the course/module No refund for withdrawal notices received after the commencement of the course/module

Course Contact

  • 62255744
  • Monday - Thursday: 8.30am to 6.00pm
    Friday: 8.30am to 5.30pm
    Closed on Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays

  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/sii
  • Security Industry Institute
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.

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