Training Requirements for Senior Security Officer

What is a Senior Security Officer (SSO)

A Senior Security Officer (SSO) is the second rank in the 5-ladder Security Progressive Wage Model (PWM).

Job Duties
  • Operate security and safety systems
  • Regulate traffic (Road Traffic Act)
  • Monitor security or fire command centre
  • Assist ministries, statutory boards or government departments in law enforcement duties
  • Key press management

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

Years-in-Grade (YIG) Requirement

A security officer (SO) will need to have at least 6 months experience as an SO to meet the YIG requirement.

Training Requirements

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

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)
Access Control Management
(Operate Basic Security Equipment)
2 days $475.20 $255.20 $167.20
(Manage Disorderly Conduct and Threatening Behaviour)
3 days $475.20 $255.20 $167.20

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 registration fees, misc. fees etc.

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