Basic Licensing Units for Security Licence
The Basic Licensing Units (BLUs) are the compulsory WSQ security courses needed for a security licence in Singapore.
Unless exempted by the Police Licensing and Regulatory Department (PLRD) of the Singapore Police Force, anyone who is keen to become a security officer will have to take and successfully pass the 3 WSQ courses below before getting the security licence.
1(a). Guard and Patrol: Provide Guard and Patrol Services (with effect from Jan 2024, this module will no longer be available) For more information, please click HERE.
3. Threat Observation: Recognise Terrorist Threats (with effect from Jan 2020, candidates who do not pass this module can only be deployed at warehouses and condominiums)
After successful completion of the 3 WSQ modules, trainee may apply for the Security ID card.
More information on the security officer licence can be found here: STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO GETTING YOUR SECURITY LICENCE
Course Fees and Duration
|Course Title||No. of Days
|Full Course Fees||With SSG Funding||With SSG Funding|
|≥ 21 years old (Singaporeans and PRs)||≥ 40 years old (Singaporeans only)|
|Guard and Patrol: Provide Guard and Patrol Services||3 days||$267.47||$143.64||$94.11|
|Guard and Patrol, Access Control Management: Provide Guard and Patrol Services and Operate Basic Security Equipment||4 days||$453.60||$243.60||$159.60|
|Incident Response: Handle Security Incidents and Services||4 days||$426.96||$229.29||$150.22|
|Threat Observation: Recognise Terrorist Threats||3 days||$475.20||$255.20||$167.20|
- Able to listen, read, write and speak English at WPLN Level 2 or equivalent
* Those who do not meet the entry requirements will be subjected to interview before acceptance.
NTUC members can enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 or $500 (aged 40 years old and above; this will apply from 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2025) each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP.
*Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy. This excludes registration fees, misc. fees etc.
Average teacher: student ratio for each module is 1 : 20.
To view our upcoming course schedules, please visit: BLU Course ScheduleClick here to register
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