Full program description

WSQ Manage Security Agency Within Legal Framework

What's In It For Me

  • Core module under nationally recognized diploma in security management.
  • Be able to interpret legal and licensing requirements to operate a security agency.
  • Implement the agency's rights and obligations as the employer of security personnel confidently

Course Overview

The course enables trainees to Interpret legal and licensing requirements to operate security agency, implement agency‘s rights and obligations as employer of security personnel, implement agency‘s obligations to client‘s intellectual property, analyze legal implications in common premises where security personnel are deployed and apply understanding of security agency‘s legal powers, rights and responsibilities at work.

Who Should Attend

  • Chief Security Officers
  • Operations Executive
  • Operations Manager
  • Security Manager

Course Duration

48 hours (excluding assessment)

Course Outline

Interpret legal and licensing requirements to operate security agency
  • Demonstrate understanding and complying with statutory and legal framework to provide quality security services to clients including meeting eligibility requirements and relevant legislation that govern operation of security agency.
  • Identify security agency‘s obligation to fulfill security services contractual requirements.
  • Plan to fulfill obligations as stipulated in security services contractual requirements.
Implement agency‘s rights and obligations as employer of security personnel
  • Ascertain statutory and regulatory requirements relating to recruitment and selection of manpower.
  • Remunerate security personnel appropriately as stated in the terms of employment contract with security personnel.
  • Provide adequate employment entitlement to security personnel in line with Employment Act.
  • Provide basic working conditions and welfare to security personnel in line with Employment Act.
  • Establish circumstances for disciplinary procedures / termination of contract / dismissal of security personnel in line with Employment Act.
  • Review periodically to ensure security personnel‘s rights and obligations are fulfilled according to employment contract. In the event of problems arising from non-conformance, take appropriate actions to address situations according to organisational procedures.
Implement agency‘s obligation to client‘s intellectual property
  • Identify circumstances where client‘s intellectual property is to be protected.
  • Evaluate risks associated with managing client‘s intellectual property.
  • Develop strategies to address identified risk factors. Strategies implemented to fulfil security agency‘s obligations to client‘s requirements are within statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Carry out security agency‘s obligation to protect client‘s intellectual property.
Analyze legal implications in common types of premises where security personnel are deployed
  • Identify common scenarios faced in different types of premises.
  • Establish rights and duties of occupiers of premises under common law and legislation and role of security agency in supporting occupiers.
  • Deploy security personnel to respective client‘s premises.
Apply understanding of security agency‘s legal powers, rights and responsibilities at work
  • Demonstrate understanding of security agency‘s authority, rights and responsibilities towards public.
  • Identify consequences of exceeding security agency‘s legal authorities when dealing with public.
  • Interpret penal code offences.
  • Interpret criminal procedure code for handling suspects committing criminal and civil offences at work premises.
  • Demonstrate understanding of relevant parts of security-related general law that facilitate in managing security personnel at work.
  • Identify security personnel‘s accountability and limits of authority when carrying out duties.
  • Demonstrate understanding of circumstances in which agency is liable for civil liabilities.

Mode of Assessment

A 2 hours assessment will be conducted by LHUB at the end of the module.
  • 1 hour 30 mins for written test (2 weeks after training)
  • 30 mins for final interview (1 week after written test)

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Statement of Attainment (SOA) from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)

Pre-requisites

  • Obtained Advanced Certificate in Security Supervision and at least a "N" level educational qualification

OR

  • At least an "O" level educational qualification with at least 2 years of working experience

OR

  • Participants with the following competency ratings from the Employability Skills are eligible:
    • Listening/Speaking Min. Level 7
    • Reading/Writing Min. Level 7
    • Numeracy Min. Level 7

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

  • Lecture/Group discussion
  • Case study/group discussion & presentation
  • Project work/group discussion, presentation and individual submission

Funding Information

Course reference code in SkillsConnect: CRS-Q-0023587-SE

For company sponsored trainee who is Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident, up to 70% funding is available.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

·  NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub.

*UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply. 

Price

Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Course Fee S$1035.00 S$1107.45
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$517.50 S$589.95
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$103.50 S$175.95
WTS Funding (95%) S$51.75 S$124.20
Corporate Pricing
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Course Fee S$1035.00 S$1107.45
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$517.50 S$589.95
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$103.50 S$175.95
WTS Funding (95%) S$51.75 S$124.20
SME w/o GST w GST
Course Fee S$1035.00 S$1107.45
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$103.50 S$175.95
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$103.50 S$175.95
WTS Funding (95%) S$51.75 S$124.20

Prices are subject to changes and other LHUB miscellaneous fees

* Companies are to claim 20% directly with SSG

Note: SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR 

  SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY

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