Physical security is the means to protect locations, personnel and assets from various threats including unauthorised access, cyber attacks and other potential breaches which could occur. Understanding the capabilities to deny unauthorised access to buildings, assets and information is a key element of implementing an effective physical security strategy. This physical security course will explore physical security in its entirety and provide a high level of knowledge on the subject.
When choosing a physical security course, it is important to choose a quality assured provider. This includes ensuring the qualification is fit for purpose and the instructor has industry experience.
COURSE AIM & LENGTH
To provide the required skills and knowledge to become a competent physical security manager.
E-learning (150 learning hours)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is for those that wish to embark on a career as a physical security manager, it is also relevant to those persons responsible for the safety and security of their organisation’s buildings and assets.
The Physical Security course is e-learning based meaning that you can complete this course in your own time, but still gain the most from this qualification through direct contact with your tutor.
You will also have assignments to complete, which must be submitted to your tutor for assessment.
UNIT 1: Modern Physical Security for Business
This unit is designed to show the successful placement of Modern Physical Security within a business environment. It is more necessary today to understand the role of a Modern Physical Security Professional and how to support the business or client in the best way possible.
UNIT 2: Threats of Today and Tomorrow
This unit covers the various physical security related threats faced by organisations today and in the future. We explore how these threats interact with the modern business world.
UNIT 3: What is Physical Security?
This unit describes the extensive Physical Security measures available for reducing risks. This includes the strengths and weaknesses of each physical security measure in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) comparisons with each other.
UNIT 4: Physical Security Risk Mitigation
This unit describes the risk assessment methodology and how to reduce risk through the implementation of correct physical security measures. This unit will also discuss the vocabulary of defence-in-depth.
UNIT 5: Physical Security and Convergence
Physical Security and Convergence (physical security working with other security functions) introduces the modern approach of security convergence which is essential for the effective and efficient way to mitigate risk in the complex world of today.
UNIT 6: Physical Security and Incident Management
This unit introduces the role that physical security has when a breach of security happens, or an incident or crisis happens and additional physical security measures are required to investigate and minimise from future breaches or incidents.
UNIT 7: Physical Security being modern
This unit brings the topic of physical security up to date with a truly modern set of ideas and measures to reduce risk and to be more successful. You will also be presented with scenarios to create modern physical security approaches to secure an organisation and its assets.
UNIT 8: Research Management and Dissertation
This final unit will explain how to conduct primary and secondary research and the basic principles of Harvard style referencing in order to complete the final report. This unit ends with a final essay on what you have learnt from the course.
Once you enrol on one of our training courses then you will automatically be enrolled in the ASTA Mentor program for 12 months free of charge, you then have the option to continue your membership to ASTA Mentor each year so that you can continue to receive the benefits.
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