Recognise Terrorist Threat (Threat Observation)

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SkillsFuture Credit/ Mid Career Eligible
PSEA Eligible

Course Overview

RTT Course Singapore

The RTT course trains security personnels with essential knowledge to recognise potentially suspicious situations from person-vehicle-object borne threats at their workplace.

Recognise Terrorist Threat (RTT) course is 1 of the 3 compulsory Security Officer Courses to get a security officer license. Find out more on the steps of getting a security officer license →.

*Note: With effect from 1 January 2024, all security officers must complete the “Recognise Terrorist Threats” training before they can be deployed at ANY site.

Course Title

Recognise Terrorist Threats (Threat Observation)

Course Objectives

  • To demonstrate mastery of the tasks in this course, the participants must be able to do the following within the given time limit and with the materials, tools and equipment supplied:
    • Describe contemporary terrorist threats
    • Identify person-borne threats
    • Identify vehicle-borne threats
    • Identify object-based threats

Recognise Terrorist Threat (Threat Observation)

RTT Course Content

Learners will learn the for topics to attain skills and knowledge about the course

1. Describe contemporary terrorist threats

2. Identify person-borne threats

3. Identify vehicle-borne threats

4. Identify object-based threats

For Whom

New entrants to the security industry

Entry Requirements

  • Able to listen, read, write and speak English at WPLN Level 2 or equivalent
  • Those that do not meet the entry requirements will be subjected to interview before acceptance.

RTT Course Duration and Timings:

  • 16 training hours (2 days) 0900hrs to 1800hrs daily
  • Assessment by POLWEL – 2nd day (2 hours)
  • Assessment format : Role-Play and Oral Questions


Participants who fulfil all requirements will be certified with a Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

The other 2 compulsory security courses for Security Officer (SO) are Provide Guard & Patrol (PGPS) and Incident Response (HSIS).  After completing these 3 basic security modules, you can then Apply for the Security Licence.

The following links provide additional information about the security industry which may be of interest to you :

Course Feature

Course Feature

UEN: 200617156R
Course Reference Number: TGS-2020503687
Mode Of Training: Classroom
Funding Validity Period: 22 Jul 2020 – 21 Jul 2024

Singaporean 40 yrs and above$154.05
Singaporean 21-39 yrs / PR$233.05
Duration2 Days

Available in: English

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