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Security Officer Self Protection (SOSP)


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Full program description

Security Officer Self Protection (SOSP)

Course Overview

Enable trainee to acquire the abilities and knowledge on the self-protection against potential workplace violence and aggressor behaviour

Who Should Attend

Suitable for anyone who protects the safety and security of self and others

Course Duration

  • 7 hours Classroom Facilitation
  • Lectures 30%
  • Practical 70%
  • 1 hour Assessment

Course Outline

The course will cover the following skills at basic level 1:

Neutralising an aggressor from further abuse or possible assault

  • Proper stance to avoid sudden attack
  • Communication skills against an aggressor (e.g. Drunkard)
  • Mind diversion skills (Decoy theory)
  • Negotiation skills

Neutralising an adverse threat from visitor or assailant etc (IERE)

  • Identify the types of threat training
  • Evade from the direct threat or danger training
  • React to neutralise from the threat or danger
  • Escape from the danger or threat training

Mode of Assessment

1 hour (1/2 hour for Written Test and 1/2 hour for Scenario Test)

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Certificate of Attendance from NTUC LearningHub

Course Objectives

Equips the security personnel with knowledge and skills on how to handle potentially violent and aggressive behaviours at the workplace


  • At least a lower secondary educational qualification
  • Be able to listen and speak in English at WPLN Level 4
  • Be able to read and write in English at WPLN Level 4
  • Must be medically fit
  • No physical impairment or any form of infirmity

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

  • English
  • Trainer to Trainee Ratio 1: 20


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Course Fee




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