Security Management

Key Points

  • Regulated qualification
  • Blended learning
  • Five-day programme, 4 days’ face-to-face delivery
  • Lifetime validity period
  • Certificate included
  • Assessed by portfolio of evidence

Who is this for?

This QN qualification is aimed at those already managing security teams or those who are developing their careers from Security Officer to Supervisor / Manager levels.

It provides the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to manage security teams, and to apply effective protective measures at a client’s property to ensure the safety and security of all parties.

Senior leaders from global and local security providers have been engaged throughout the development of this qualification, ensuring the necessary requirements have been exceeded and resulting in a qualification that has direct meaning and purpose for the industry.


This qualification is available to those over 18 years of age. Candidates should be at least at level 2 numeracy and literacy (or equivalent).

Course Content

This qualification has been developed and refined to provide essential skills required to manage security teams and contracts effectively.

The course modules include:

  • Monitoring performance
  • Brand image protection
  • Producing staff rotas
  • Patrol planning
  • Training needs analysis / staff development
  • Legislation into operational requirements
  • Managing evacuations and incident management
  • Hostile vehicle mitigation
  • Effective searching (person, bags and vehicles)
  • Team leadership skills
  • Delivering team briefings

Assessment Overview

Learners are assessed for this qualification using the following methods:

  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Short answer questions
  • Products of work
  • Observational assessments


If you would like more information about this course, please complete this form and we will get back with you to discuss it with you.

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The cost of this 5 day course is £480 Inc VAT.

Level 3 Award in Security Management (RQF).

Plymouth & Nottingham – Spaces Available.

Please enquire above.