IQ Level 5 Modern Security Management


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  • IQ Level 5 Modern Security Management (e-learning)

    Complete online at your own pace (Self-paced)
    • £800.00 excl. VAT



The Level 5 Security Management course is aimed at practicing security professionals that want to broaden their knowledge and skills. Security is vital to any organisation and this includes the protection of people, assets, information, data, reputation and all activities. Organisations are facing ever increasing threats and risks, including examples such as thefts of private and corporate data, sophisticated cyber-attacks, rising global terrorism, through to the threat of business disruption and the need to enhance operational resilience.


To provide the required skills and knowledge to become a competent security manager.

5 Days plus e-learning (Blended)


This course is for those that wish to embark on a career as a security manager or those that want to increase their knowledge in security.


Industry Qualifications Level 5
Certified by CIISCM


The Level 5 Security Management course is classroom based meaning that you gain the most from this qualification through direct contact with your tutor. In addition to this, you will also receive access to your own Learning Management System which will allow you to access in depth e-learning materials. The e-learning is used to compliment the knowledge taught on the classroom based course and provide students with ongoing support and reference material.

On completion of the 5 day classroom course, you will have access to your e-leaning content via your Learning Management System which will allow you to further understand the subject and have unlimited access to information and resources relating to this qualification. You will also have assignments to complete which can be downloaded from your Learning Management System.


This 150 hour Guided Learning Hours (GLH) Qualification course is broken down into 8 units of study. As this is 150 GLH, the qualification is that of a Certificate and provides a regulated framework in the IQ Organisational Certificate for the Modern Security Management Professional.

Unit 1: Modern Security Management for Business – This unit is designed to show the successful implementation of security within a business. A key element covers the scope and role of a Modern Security Management Professional and we explain how to support the business or client in the best ways possible. The unit also explains how to effectively write a range of security reports and introduces the student to the importance of security regulations and standards.

Unit 2: Threats of Today and Tomorrow – Threats of Today and Tomorrow covers the various security related threats faced by businesses and organisations today and in the future. A key feature of this unit is the part explaining the need to better understand the threat actors and their methods.

Unit 3: What is Security Management – This unit describes the range of key security functions that should or might be, a part of a modern security department. Included are the strengths and weaknesses of each function and an explanation on their role to reduce and manage security risks.

Unit 4: Security Management Risk Mitigation – This unit describes the Risk Assessment methodology and explains how to reduce risk through the implementation of appropriate security risk mitigation measures. This unit will also explain the need to record crime and losses in order to measure the business impact and risk mitigation success.

Unit 5: Security Management and Convergence – This unit explains that convergence is about the need for close working collaboration and understanding of each security function and with the relevant business departments. Security management has an overall responsibility to ensure convergence is achieved to mitigate security risks efficiently and effectively.

Unit 6: Security Management and Incident Management – This unit explains the range of other tasks and issues that are normally expected of a modern security management department. These tasks might include the management of security incidents, executive protection, event protection and countering espionage.

Unit 7: Security Management being Modern – This unit highlights modern issues that are a common part of corporate culture. These issues include the need to keep up-to-date with regulations and standards, effective employee awareness programmes, adapting to corporate changes and the personal need for continuing professional development.

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. This Unit ends with a final essay on what you have learnt from the course.

A course designed to increase your knowledge in the subject through professional delivery and knowledgeable instructors.

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If your organisation is interested in this course then please contact our office to discuss delivery options.

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