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. Guard and Patrol: Provide Guard and Patrol Services
  2. Incident Response: Handle Security Incidents and Services
  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
(incl assessment)
Course Fees
Full Course Fees With SSG Funding
≥ 21 years old (Singaporeans and PRs)
With SSG Funding
≥ 40 years old (Singaporeans only)
Guard and Patrol: Provide Guard and Patrol Services 3 days $265.00 $66.87 $42.11
Incident Response: Handle Security Incidents and Services 4 days $423.00 $106.74 $67.20
Threat Observation: Recognise Terrorist Threats 3 days $470.80 $164.80 $74.80
Total Course Fees for BLUs $1,158.80 $338.41 $184.11

Entry Requirements (must have one of the following):

  • PSLE or equivalent, or
  • At least 3 WSQ Statements of Attainment in Workplace Literacy or Numeracy (WPLN) at Level 1 or 2

* 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 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 GST, 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 Schedule

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