Security Officer Courses required to get individual PLRD security officer license. These security guard courses falls under the Basic Licensing Unit (BLUs) to start your career in the security industry. Courses in these security training centres are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit & SkillsFuture Subsidy.
How to get a Security Officer License in Singapore
Under the Private Security Industry Act, all security officers are required to be individually licensed and certified for a security licence in Singapore.
Unless exempted by the Police Licensing and Regulatory Department (PLRD) of the Singapore Police Force, anyone who is keen to take on security officer jobs will have to take and successfully pass the 3 courses below to get the PLRD security licence.
- Guard and Patrol: Provide Guard and Patrol Services
- Incident Response: Handle Security Incidents and Services
- Threat Observation: Recognise Terrorist Threats
While taking the above PLRD courses, see more details on How to Apply for Security Officer License for the processes to complete.
Senior Security Officer and Security Supervisor
To progess in the security industry as Senior Security Officer (SSO) and Security Supervisor (SS), SSO courses and Security Supervisor courses are requirements under the Progressive Wage Model. See more details on progession to Senior Security Officer and Security Supervisor.