Training Requirements for Chief Security Officer

What is a Chief Security Officer (CSO)

A Chief Security Officer (CSO) is the top rank in the 5-ladder Security Progressive Wage Model (PWM).

Job Duties

The job duties include: Supervision Management; Form & Lead Security Watch Groups; Security & Contingency Planning for Large-Scale Events

The following requirements have to be met to become a CSO:

Years-in-Grade (YIG) Requirement

Individuals will need to have at least 2 years experience as SSS to meet the YIG requirement.

Training Requirements

To become a CSO, individuals must fulfill the following training requirements:

Course TitleNo. 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)
With WTS Funding
(for Individuals with WTS letter)
Security Operation Compliance
(Manage Security Agency withing Legal Framework)
6 days$856.00$456.00$136.00$96.00
+ Any 2 of the following modules
Capability Development
(Achieve Work Effectiveness in Security Environment)
2 days$856.00$586.00$136.00$96.00
Conflict Resolution Management
(Manage and Resolve Conflict in Security Environment)
2 days$856.00$586.00$136.00$96.00
Quality Assurance and Audit
(Manage Security Operations)
2 days$856.00$456.00$136.00$96.00

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.