Course Description

Systems and procedures for building and facilities security are covered. Topics include: keying, card access technologies and intrusion alarm systems, lighting, barriers, monitoring systems, closed circuit television, alarms, and suppression systems for fire control. Within a context of security planning, topics include: design, building and facilities surveys, threat assessment, risk analysis and strategies for reducing identified risk.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the various aspects of Physical Security Planning
  • Understand the need for introducing security at the design stages of building
  • Know why a Threat / Risk Assessment is an integral component of a security survey and how it affects the various physical security elements required
  • Have a general understanding of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) strategies
  • Be able to identify the components of the physical security systems and identify weakness and vulnerabilities of a system
  • Know how to conduct a comprehensive security survey and report your observations by means of a Security Survey Report  



Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

*Note: Applies only to students who were admitted to Certificate in Professional Management prior to October 2018. Please ensure that the course can be credited toward your certificate by reviewing the requirements outlined in your personal record.


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