WSQ Advanced Certificate in Security

The WSQ Advanced Certificate in Security is a competency-based training programme for security supervisors. The modules would equip the learner with Supervisory skills to manage and facilitate the work of a team of Security Officers.

The programme incorporates the theoretical and practical aspects to supervise security operations in the workplace. At the end of each module, participants will be subjected to an assessment to test their competencies on the respective subjects taught. The assessments are based on role plays, oral questions and written assignments.

Under the Skills Framework (SFw) for Security, full qualification for Advanced Certificate in Security requires the learner to complete 6 modules:

  1. Guard and Patrol (Supervise Security Supervisor Course)
  2. Security Risk Analysis (Assess and Address Security Risks)
  3. Capability Development (Induct Security Personnel)
  4. Security Operations Compliance (Perform Supervisory Duties within Legal Framework)
  5. Manpower Planning (Monitor and Review Security Operations) OR (Conduct Operation Briefing and Debriefing)
  6. Access Control Management (Perform Security Command Centre Activities at Client’s Premises) OR (Deploy Security Equipment)

Upon completion of the individual modules, a WSQ Statement of Attainment for the respective module will be duly awarded by SSG. After successfully completing the required modules , you will be awarded a WSQ Advanced Certificate in Security and the related transcript by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

Who should attend:

Security Supervisors, auxilliary police officers of the rank of Sergeant or above or any person managing a team of security officers.

*Average teacher : student ratio for each module is 1 : 20.

Minimum Entry Requirements (must have one of the following):

  • Working experience of 2 years or more as a Security Officer
  • Secondary 2 education (English)
  • SPM/WPL Level 4
  • WSQ Certificate in Security Operations

* Those who do not meet the entry requirements will be subjected to interview before acceptance.

Duration: Modular basis, flexible course schedule (learn when you can, at your own pace). May be able to complete within 6 months (subject to course schedule/availability).

Schedule: Monthly Training Schedules: Click Here


APRO Training Centre
80 Jurong East Street 21
Devan Nair Institute
for Employment and Employability
#04-01 & 05
Singapore 609607

Timings: 0900hrs to 1800hrs
Enquiries: Contact Us
Course Fees: Refer list of course fees for individual modules