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PROFESSIONAL GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COUNTER TERRORISM AND SECURITY

 

OVERVIEW

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Counter Terrorism and Security seeks to improve professional standards by deepening students' understanding of the history and motivators of terrorism, and thereby developing their ability to critique current (and anticipate future) terrorist threats and possible counterterrorist measures. Assessment items will encourage the application of theory to practice, with the aim of having students articulating ways in which their learning can be applied to their own professional practice. Students will also acquire practical knowledge in security risk, security technology and lost prevention knowledge.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

On completion of the Professional Graduate Diploma in Counter Terrorism and Security, students will have:

  • Developed an understanding of the contemporary issues and challenges in the areas of policing, counter terrorism and security.
  • Attained knowledge and skills associated with developing responses to political, security and law enforcement threats.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the current trends in terrorism and policing.
  • Understanding of National Security refers to the requirement to maintain the survival of the national state through a range of protective measures.
  • Identify and distinguish between different types of terrorism according to the ideology of the terrorists.

ANTI-TERRORISM OFFICER (ATO) COURSE - OPTIONAL

Worldwide recognised ATO course Now in Singapore!

The Anti-Terrorism Officer (ATO) Course is designed to prepare security and law enforcement professionals for assignments involving the protection of facilities against terrorist attack. This program provides a detailed exploration of contemporary terrorist methods and essential skills and knowledge that all anti-terrorism personnel should possess.

Topics covered includes

  • Dynamics of Terrorist Attacks
  • Protective Counterintelligence / OPSEC
  • Physical Security and Access Control
  • Bomb Incident Response
  • Mail Screening
  • Chem-Bio Terrorism
  • Chem-Bio Attack Response
  • Basic Site Specific Planning.

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3 DAY PROFESSIONAL SITE VISIT TO TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (OPTIONAL)

Led by Israeli security professionals, the 3 day site trip to Israel is a unique opportunity as well as a professional experience for participants to gain on-site understanding of the characteristics of modern terrorism. The trip will include visits to sites of suicide attacks, assassinations and mass casualty terror incidents. Participants will also visit a protected government installation and a shopping mall in order to observe first-hand some of the methodologies developed in recent years to counter terrorist threats. The visit will consist of primarily on-site analysis of security events, exemplifying many of the principles that will be taught during the course in a hands-on and engaging way. On-site analysis will take place at number of sites throughout Israel that have been targeted by terrorism.

PARTICIPANTS PROFILE

  • Senior members of both public and government organizations that are involved in security related areas
  • Facilities managers
  • IR Security Managers
  • Security managers / Security Supervisor
  • Security consultants
  • Intelligence and investigations personnel
  • Custodial and loss prevention specialists


PROGRAM STRUCTURE

This is a 06 months Part Time internationally recognized graduate qualifications conducted over 4 blocks of 2 Days Professional Certification Programs. This program are tailored for working professionals and classes are conducted over 4 blocks of 2 full weekdays session from 9am to 5pm. Each certification is supported with 16 contact hours of face to face lectures which are conducted by industry experts and qualified faculty.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

All applicants must possess:

  • A degree or similar professional qualifications from a recognized university/institution, OR
  • A diploma from a polytechnic with at least 3 years of working experience
  • Senior executives with extensive experience but without academic qualification may be considered on a case to case basis

CURRICULUM FOR EXPERIENCED WORKING PROFESSIONALS

Developed and delivered by industry practitioner, this program is both academically rigorous and practical oriented. The curriculum is closely aligned with industry practice and framework and is recognized internationally by Professional bodies worldwide.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Counter Terrorism and Security is awarded Aventis School of Management. Successful graduates will be allowed to use the designatory letters "GDip Counter Terrorism and Security" after their name upon completion of the program.

The program is also registered with the Council for Private Education, Ministry of Education Singapore. This Professional Qualification is highly sought after by professionals in both private and government agencies

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Duly-completed application form (download Form)
  • Certified true copies of all education certificates and transcripts
  • Your detailed Profile – Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Personal & Career Objectives
  • Application processing fee of S$107 (non-refundable)
  • The total course fees for this program is S$6,800

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Participants may enrol and attend any of the modules for the acquisition of knowledge in a particular discipline. An executive certificate will be awarded for students that have fulfilled at least 80% attendance for that enrolled module.

For participants that have enrolled and attended any of the modules for the acquisition of knowledge in a particular discipline, they will be issued with an executive certificate if they fulfil at least 80% attendance.

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