: Mercury Training Center
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Health, Safety & Security

Advanced Security Management


This course will provide participants with an insight into the fundamentals of managing modern and effective security operations. It will address a wide variety of topics such as security policies and procedures, risk management, access management, and investigation, to enable all participants to understand the principles of security and risk management.

The course will provide practical and up-to-date security management skills and techniques that can be implemented within each participant’s organization and security team

Targeted Groups:

Managers and security staff wishing to develop an understanding of security management techniques and to further their knowledge of the security function, approach, and strategy

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Explain the process of designing procedures
  • Conduct a security survey
  • Explain risk management
  • Describe and understand access control systems
  • Explain the management and selection of manpower
  • Apply basic investigation procedures
  • Utilize crisis management techniques

Targeted Competencies:

  • Security management
  • Developing Security policies and procedures
  • Handling Physical security
  • Conducting Risk assessment
  • Incident management
  • Conducting Incident investigation

Course Content:

Unit 1: Security Policies and Procedures:

  • What the policies and procedures cover
  • Who should design the policies and procedures
  • Why security policies are of use to companies
  • Why security procedures are of use to companies

Unit 2: Security Operations Management:

  • What operations management is
  • What are the responsibilities
  • How the remainder of the security team fits in

Unit 3: Perimeter and Building Security:

  • Measures available
  • Developing security on sites
  • Managing security on sites

Unit 4: Introduction to Security Surveying:

  • Understanding the risks
  • Considering security options
  • Communicating results to the client

Unit 5: Security Risk Management:

  • Introduction to security risk management
  • What risk management means
  • Who applies risk management
  • Risk mitigation
  • Risk management continuum

Unit 6: Access Management:

  • Types of access systems
  • How the access systems are used
  • Introduction to CCTV
  • Intruder detection
  • Implementing the systems

Unit 7: Manpower Selection and Development:

  • Selecting the right profile
  • Screening of individuals
  • Vetting of individuals
  • On-going professional training

Unit 8: Introduction to Investigations:

  • Gathering of information
  • Purpose of the investigation
  • Requirements of the investigation
  • Upholding Credibility
  • Keeping Documentation
  • Legal aspects
  • Crisis management
  • Dealing with a crisis
  • Fall back planning
  • Post-incident considerations