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Griffin Security Solutions offers Higher Certificate in Security Risk Management

Griffin Security Solutions is offering an externally accredited and approved Masters level course – the Higher Certificate in Security Risk Management – which features a combination of blended learning and an online programme with tutor support throughout.

While the Griffin course is a recognised qualification in its own right, it’s also complementary and specifically designed to help prepare students for the rigours of undertaking study at the highest level.

The programme of education provides a pathway – and guaranteed entry – for successful students to join the post-graduate security management study programme run by Loughborough University, eventually leading to the award of an MSc in Security Management.

Pre-requisites for attending the new Griffin Security course are a Certificate/Diploma in Security Management, a CPP/PSP/Level 5 course in a related discipline or at least five years’ experience at a middle/senior security management level.

Allan Hildage: CEO at the Griffin Security Group and chairman of the ASC

Allan Hildage: CEO at the Griffin Security Group and chairman of the ASC

What the course covers

The course covers in-depth study of academic writing/research skills, an introduction to security and security management, risk and risk assessments, crime reduction through environmental design, security surveying, physical and electronic security systems, security project management, the principles of law, corporate security, cost benefit analyses, business communication, business continuity management, crisis management and disaster recovery, supply chain security, information security management, maritime and aviation security, counter-terrorism, retail security and conflict management.

In terms of course format and assessment, the initial commitment runs to 40 hours of classroom-based teaching followed by a further 160 hours of personal study. This will ensure the 4,000-word assignment that needs to be produced by candidates absolutely meets the required academic standards.

The classroom experience will focus on the core aspects of security risk management together with the crucial dimensions of academic essay writing and research techniques.

Why take the course?

This new course is recognised as a valuable stepping stone for all those individuals seeking to return to professional academic study at the highest level. Put simply, it provides:

• a Higher Certificate in Security Risk Management – Level 7 professional qualification (+20 university prior-learning credits at Level 7)
• the opportunity to properly prepare for the full university programme while gaining a formal and recognised professional qualification
• guaranteed acceptance on to the Loughborough University post-graduate security management study programme for all successful Griffin students

The introductory phase of the course is held at Griffin Security’s Training Centre, which is located at Balderton Hall in Nottinghamshire.

Early registrations are being offered at a discounted rate of £1,495 +VAT (the normal fee is £1,995).

For further details contact Nikki Ashe on (tel) 01636 643915, or send an e-mail to: nikki.ashe@griffin-group.co.uk

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