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

The job duties include incident response; managing security & safety systems; key press management, regulating traffic in accordance to the Road Traffic Act; monitoring of CCTV, Central Alarm and Fire Command Centre and assisting State / Auxiliary Police in law enforcement.

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 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)
Access Control Management
(Operate Basic Security Equipment)
2 days$470.80$232.80$120.80
Deterrence
(Manage Disorderly Conduct and Threatening Behaviour)
3 days$470.80$164.80$74.80

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.