WSQ Security Courses
With the rise in global terrorism and increased security issues, expanding the pool of skilled security professionals in Singapore has become an urgent and immediate need.
In addition, the security sector in Singapore has benefitted from a Progressive Wage Model (PWM) which also enhances the minimum salary and training requirements needed for anyone intending to enter the Security industry. Read more about PWM below.
What Skills Do I Need?
The Progressive Wage Model (PWM) for the security sector is a five-level career progression model. Each level ensures that security officers receive wages that correspond with their skills and productivity. Click here to read more about the job progressions under the PVM scheme.
Guard and Patrol
As a Security Supervisor or Security Officer, you will be required to regularly patrol premises, guard static positions, and always be on the lookout for suspicious activities.
Learning to recognize and deal with various terrorist or harm threats are the key survivability skillsets that Security Officers are required to have. By doing so, the early detection will allow them to immediately mitigate any forms of threats that could potentially be detrimental.
Security Officers encounter incidents on a regular basis, ranging from fire, crime and medical incidents, the range of possibilities are endless. And that also means every Security Officer needs to be equipped with a playbook to be able to respond adequately when the situation arises.
As a Security Officer, the ability to quickly collect data, examine the situation, and assess the risks is critical in ensuring the safety of the premises. Risk assessment involves considering numerous environmental factors to evaluate if a risk will materialize, and if so, what are the possible implications may be.
Technology has helped to advance the efficiency of the security industry, with that, Security Officers today have to be equipped with the technical knowledge of handling and deployment equipment such as access control, alarm monitoring and CCTV monitoring equipments.
Security Officers are regularly required to screen bags or conduct a search of persons to eliminate harmful threats. Doing so while ensuring that the individual does not feel violated or offended is a skill that will come in handy for the role.
Guard and Patrol
Designed primarily to equip learners with the knowledge, application skills, and attitude in Providing Guard and Patrol Services and be able to apply them to the workplace.
This unit is within the Competency Category of Provide Security Operation Services and is one of the modules leading to the WSQ Certificate in Security Operations.
WSQ Course Catalog
Conduct Security Screening of Person and Bag
Learners will be trained to apply the correct techniques and methods for conducting screenings of a person using equipments such as a handheld metal detector and walk-through metal detector.
Deploy Security Equipment
In this workshop, learners will learn about organizational procedures for deploying security equipment and how to effectively monitor and review security operations and systems.
Assess and Address Security Risks
In this workshop, learners will acquire the skills and knowledge to identify the various security risks that might pose a threat to their organisation.
Induct Security Personnel
SecurityInduct Security Personnel Induct Security Personnel Course In the Security Industry, the responsibility for proper induction of new security officers is vital in helping new employees assimilate to the site and the team that they are deployed with. This...
Monitor and Review Security Operations
In this workshop, security supervisors will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to prepare, monitor, and review security operations as required to operate in the field.
Supervise Security Officers
The Supervise Security Officers course provides individuals with the skills and knowledge to manage security operation procedures on a supervisory level.
Operate Basic Security Equipment
In this workshop, learners will be equipped with the necessary skills to operate security equipment such as CCTV, access control, and alarm systems.
Manage Disorderly Conduct & Threatening Behavior
In this workshop, students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to professionally handle and mitigate individuals with disorderly conduct or threatening behaviour.
Recognise Terrorist Threats
In this WSQ security workshop, learners will be equipped with the fundamentals of recognising any suspicious person or activities. Learners will also learn to take immediate action using proper procedures.
Handle Security Incidents and Services
This workshop will teach learners how to apply procedures that are appropriate in various situations when responding to security-related incidents.
Provide Workplace Safety & Security
This module aims to equip participants with knowledge and application skills to provide safety and security for staff and guests at the workplace.
Guard and Patrol (Provide Guard and Patrol Services)
This unit has been designed primarily to equip learners with the knowledge, application skills and attitude in Providing Guard and Patrol Services and be able to apply them to the workplace. This unit is within the Competency Category of Provide Security Operation Services and is one of the modules leading to the WSQ Certificate in Security Operations.
Access Control Management (Operate Basic Security Equipment)
This unit of competency specifies the knowledge, skills and attitudes required of security personnel to operate an access control, alarm monitoring and closed circuit television (CCTV) monitoring equipment. This Competency Units, together with other elective units, are tailored to provide the skill outcomes required for training of all personnel performing the role of a licensed Security officer.
Deterrence (Perform Security Duties at Protected Areas and Protected Places)
On completion of this unit, learner will be able to apply appropriate actions to deter undesired outcomes when on duty at protected areas and places. Thus, upon successful completion of this Programme, the learner will have the knowledge and applications skills to Perform Security Duties at Protected Areas and Protected Places.