Full program description

WSQ Develop a Manpower Deployment_Plan

What's In It For Me

  • Elective module that is part of nationally recognized diploma in security management.
  • Determine the client's expectations and requirements based on contractual terms of references and surveys conducted competently.
  • Be able to develop a comprehensive plan for manpower deployment confidently.

Who Should Attend

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

Course Duration

36 hours (excluding assessment)

Course Outline

Determine Client Requirements
  • Analyze security operational plan to ascertain nature of security needs and requirements of client site.
  • Determine areas for security coverage in order to carry out site survey.
  • Review client’s existing security system and equipment to assist in site survey where appropriate.
  • Discuss and verify the contractual terms of reference with client prior to site survey.
  • Carry out site survey according to agreed terms of reference so that operations order can be prepared.
  • Meet up with client to discuss on the site survey findings and to finalize with client the terms of reference for the next step in preparing operations orders.
Prepare Security Operations Order
  • Ascertain and analyze security requirements
  • Identify workflow and communication channels to determine the type of security equipment and systems used.
  • Establish the number of security staff required at each site to prepare their job scope.
  • Identify logistical supplies to be used during security duties at client’s side.
  • Develop operational command and control structures for security staff.
  • Plan procedures for operating security equipment and system.
  • Drawn up security operations order and submit to relevant person for approval.
Develop a Manpower Deployment Plan
  • Prepare security manpower deployment plan in compliance with security operations order and organizational procedures.
  • Assign suitable security personnel to client’s site.
  • Plan duty roster for shift rotation according to organizational procedures.
  • Draw up a schedule to visit client’s site to ascertain the manpower deployment plan is effectively carried out.
  • Prepare contingency in the event of a need to vary initial plan.
  • Obtain approval to the manpower deployment plan.

Mode of Assessment

A 3 hours assessment will be conducted by LHUB at the end of the module.
  • 2 hour for written test (2 weeks after training)
  • 1 hour for final interview (1 week after written test)

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

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

Course Objectives

This course enable trainees to determine the expectations and requirements of the client based on contractual terms of reference and survey conducted, prepare an operations order to dictate the key areas of operations focusing on physical, personnel and information security and develop a comprehensive plan for the deployment of manpower indicating the importance of their positions, duties and responsibilities in the compound.


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


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


  • 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

Funding Information

Course reference code in SkillsConnect: CRS-Q-0020187-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. 


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
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