Advanced Diploma in Professional Security Trainer


This advanced diploma course provides participants with the core skill sets, strategies, practices and models required for professional security trainers. Participants are guided through the concepts of security management in business organizations, then explore the knowledge and core skill sets, and finally analyze the training needs.

The course covers the policy and ethics of the security profession. Learners will be trained to perform successfully as a professional trainer internally in his/her organization or externally for clients who require the training.

This comprehensive programme is developed by experts from the security industry in cooperation with professionals from the public safety and security community to better prepare the security industry for the ever evolving changes it faces. This advanced diploma is certified by The Institute of Crisis and Risk Management, which recognizes the successful participant as a "Certified Professional Security Trainer". Upon successful completion of the course, a certificate will be issued by the Institute to recognize the participant as an Instructor.

Awards & Recognitions

Successful candidates will receive a Professional Certificate awarded by The Institute of Crisis and Risk Management, which recognizes them as a "Certified Security Trainer. They will be entitled to use the designatory "CST" in their name card or resume.

Programme Structure

Module One: Business Organization
Module Two: Professional Security Knowledge and Skills
Module Three: Security Training Needs and Analysis

Designed for

  1. Serving security, disciplinary officers, and executives in the building and property management sector
  2. Executives in other sectors who wish to start their careers in the security and property management sector

Language Medium

Chinese (Course Manuals will be in English)

Member Fee

HK$ 10,800  (+ $200 application fee)

Non-member Fee

HK$ 11,700  (+ $200 application fee)

Entry Requirements

  • Diploma or equivalent qualifications
  • Five or more years of work experience in the related field
  • Prior consideration for applicants with recommendation letter from their employer
  • Application Period

    The programme commences in January and August each year, and the application deadline is one weeks prior to the commencement date.


    Fax: 2365 1000

    General Enquiry Hotline:
    2774 8500 OR 2774 8501