This vocational qualification was designed to build on the existing experiences and activity of those engaged in the area of loss prevention and crime prevention as well as creating a pathway for those wishing to enter into or progress within the sector.
This vocational qualification is designed to enable learners acquire a range of skill and knowledge and competencies in the fields of loss prevention, security risk assessment and security auditing, leading to undertaking effective risk assessments and giving advice in a broad range of environments.
Formal certification will define those individuals, thus enhancing employability and personal progression.
Learners are advised that the recommended total duration of this programme is twelve weeks.
Study guidelines are provided to assist learners with study scheduling and project completion.
When stated in terms of hours, learners, depending on their level of knowledge and experience, should consider a commitment of up to 200 hours for study, research and project completion.
Learners with extensive experience, knowledge or background in security or any related field may not have to commit to the full duration.
This programme is assessed by way of a 5,000-word project. Learners have twelve weeks to complete this project.
A comprehensive manual is provided; this includes a suite of templates. Candidates will also be provided with study and assessment guidelines and a project formatting template.
Successful completion leads to a Diploma in Asset Risk Management. This Diploma is issued by the security industry sector body for education and training, the Security Institute of Ireland.
- 1 - The Private Security Industry
- 2 - Prevention Principles
- 3 - Causes and Consequences of Loss
- 4 - Security Systems and Procedures
- 5 - Auditing Principles
- 6 - The Security Risk Assessment Process
- 7 - Communications
- 8 - Defining Crime and Motivation
- 9 - Defensible Space Concepts
- 10 - Contingency Planning
- 11 - Cash, Valuables and Goods in Transit
- 12 - Extremism and Terrorism