Basic Security Officer Training

The Basic Security Officer Course provides a general understanding of security and related principles. This course also brings students to a uniform level of performance and thus ensure the human component responsible for our nation’s vast industrial and economic resources is prepared for the tasks at hand.

Lessons in Basic Security Officer Training include: 

•Goals of Security
•Traits and Qualities of Professional Security Officers
•Report Writing
•Conflict Resolution
•Use of Force
•Legal Process
•Access Control
Successful completion of this course is required to complete all other lessons.

Before starting the training, please review and electronically sign the terms and conditions.  Training cannot commence until we receive the electronic signature.

Modules in this training are:

Module 1: Goals of Security
1.1Define security
1.2Identify the three goals of security 
1.3Identity the three components of crime 
1.4Identify the four activities that support the goals 
1.5Differentiate the role of security from the role of law enforcement 

Module 2: Traits & Qualities of Professional Security Officers
2.1Learn the six traits of a professional security officer 
2.2What role does a strong value have in performance 
2.3What role does a strong work ethic have in performance 
2.4What role does appearance play in performance 

Module 3: Report Writing
3.1 Identify need for reports 
3.2 Identify the six fundamentals of reports 
3.3 Identify what should be in reports 
3.4 Identify what should not be in reports 

Module 4: Conflict Resolution
4.1What are the elements of professionalism
4.2What is the role of attitude in professionalism 
4.3What is the role of training in professionalism 
4.4What is the role of teamwork in professionalism 
4.5What are the types of conflict 
4.6What are the steps in resolving conflict 

Module 5: Use of Force
5.1Become familiar with Use of Force continuum 
5.2Understand limitations on Use of Force 
5.3Understand the different levels of force 
5.4Understand need for reporting Use of Force 

Module 6: Legal Process
6.1Understand the types of Law 
6.2Understand the types of crimes 
6.3Understand the types of jurisdictions 
6.4Understand the "system" 
6.5Understand the "process" 

Module 7: Detention
7.1Identify Common crimes 
7.2Identify when arrest is made 
7.3Identify Consensual detention 
7.4Identify the steps in consensual detention 

Module 8: Access Control
8.1What is Access Control 
8.2What is the role of Access Control in a secure environment 
8.3What are the components of Access Control 
8.4What are the common mistakes in implementing Access Control

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