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Course Overview

This subject covers specific legal issues which face practitioners in the security industry, particularly as security service providers. Topics include licensing requirements of private investigation and security agencies, security tenders, security contracts and the protection of various kinds of property such as condominiums, commercial properties and campuses.





This subject aims to equip students with a firm foundation in the analyses of the legal requirements and documents governing the provision of security services.  Students will be able to safeguard the interests of their organisations when scrutinising such documents and ensure conformity with the general law and contractual obligations when drawing up operational procedures.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular unit, please click here.

What You'll Learn

  • Setting up a security provider business

  • Setting up a private investigation business

  • Implications of outsourcing

  • Client Intellectual property

  • Contracts for Security Services

  • Security Tenders

  • Occupiers Liability

  • Employment Law

  • Tort of Negligence

  • Tort of Trespass

  • Vicarious Liability

  • Family Law



Modes of Assessment


  • Individual assignments

  • Examination





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the following courses:

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

18 October 2021

03 May - 05 July 2021

7pm to 10pm
Once a week


Steps to follow in your application:


Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No

Step 2 - Select UBN – Modular – Security & Fire Safety Studies and course commencement date.

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

Step 4 - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.

Step 5: Make declaration and submit online application

Course Fees

Fee Type Total Fees (w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$112.92
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$166.92
Singapore Permanent Residents  S$1,097.82
Others & Repeat Students S$1,097.82

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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • 8.30am – 6.00pm (Mon – Thu)

    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

    Due to Safe Management Measures, our office is currently closed.

    Please call or email us your enquiry.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding.

  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A, 
    Level 3, Unit 81
    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 course with low enrolment.

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