Diploma in Border & Security Management

Introduction

PACE Academy is pleased to introduce our new Diploma in Border and Security Management in collaboration with our different schools. The course provides learners with the broad-based security education, with emphasis on border security functions, information management, security risk management, supervisory and business management, technology trends and communication to prepare them for their future career advancement, as well as further studies. The course will be offered as a part time CET diploma programme over two and a half years.

Course Objectives

The proposed course seeks to equip students with the knowledge and skills to carry out their job roles under the private and auxiliary police career track under the security industry in the areas of:
• border security functions, 
• information management, 
• security risk management, 
• supervisory and business management, and
• technology trends and communication


Suitable for

This course is specially designed for students’ currently working security industry. It is also suitable for those who wish to acquire knowledge and skills so as to prepare themselves for a career as a Security Officer, Senior Security Officer, Auxiliary Police Officer, Auxiliary Police Supervisory/ Team Leader, Commanding/ Operations Manager/ Commanding Officer thus enhancing their job mobility and versatility in the workplace. With the skills and knowledge gained from this course, you will be able to take on new challenges in the security sector.


Minimum Entry Requirement

Applicant need to satisfy at least one of the following minimum entry requirements:

a) The following GCE 'O' Level grades and with at least 1 year of relevant working experience :

English Language Grade 1 – 6
Mathematics (Elementary or Additional) Grade 1 – 6
Any One other subject excluding CCA Grade 1 – 6

OR

b) Nitec with GPA >= 3.5 

OR

c) Nitec with GPA >= 3.0 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.

OR

d)  Nitec in Technology/Services with GPA >= 3.5 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.

OR

e) Higher Nitec with GPA >=2.0

OR

f) Higher Nitec with GPA >=1.5 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.

OR

g) Higher Nitec in Technology/Services with GPA >=2.0 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.

OR

h) Relevant WSQ Advanced Certificate (or higher) with at at least 1 year of relevant working experience and Level 6 for both WSQ Workplace Literacy SOA & Workplace Numeracy SOA

OR

i) Applicant with one of the qualifications listed above and at least 2 years of relevant working experience.

 

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.


Course Outline

The course consists of twenty (20) modules conducted over two and half semesters within two academic year. Classes will be conducted in evenings. 

This course consists of five (5) Modular Certificates (MCs). Each MC will consist of a few modules and the details are as follows:

MC1 Certificate in Border Security Management
Module 1 – Legislations concerning Border Control
Module 2 – Border Security
Module 3 – Security Methods of Border Control
Module 4 – Security Profiling of Travellers

MC 2 Certificate in Information Management
Module 1 – Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
Module 2 – Data Mining Techniques
Module 3 – SF Fundamental of the Personal Data Protection Act
Module 4 – Workplace information Security

MC 3 Certificate in Security Risk Management
Module 1 – Quality Assurance and Audits
Module 2 – Security Risk Analysis
Module 3 – Psychology in Work behaviour and counselling

MC 4 Certificate in Supervisory & Business Management
Module 1 – Innovation Management
Module 2 – Performance Management
Module 3 – Stakeholder Management
Module 4 – Teamwork and Conflict Resolution Management

MC 5 Certificate in Technology Trends & Communication
Module 1 – Interpersonal Skills, Report Writing and Effective Communication
Module 2 – EQ and Empathy
Module 3 – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Module 4 – Introduction to Blockchain Technology
Module 5 – Introduction to Internet of Things (IoT) security testing

The synopsis of the modules can be found here.


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Upon completion of the modules in each semester, the participant will be awarded one Modular Certificates (MC) respectively.

Upon successfully acquiring the five (5) MCs, the participant will be conferred a Diploma in Border and Security Management qualification from Singapore Polytechnic (SP).

Course Fees

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Diploma in Border & Security Management
Modular Certificates (MC) Singapore Citizens Below the age of 40 Singapore Citizens
Aged 40 and above
Singapore PR Enhanced Training Support For SME Scheme (for SC)* Enhanced Training Support For SME Scheme (for PR)** Others / Repeat Students
Certificate in Border Security Management $494.02 $329.35 $1,317.38 $340.12 $393.98 $3,293.46
Certificate in Information Management $494.02 $329.35 $1,317.38 $340.12 $393.98 $3,293.46
Certificate in Security Risk Management $494.02 $329.35 $1,317.38 $340.12 $393.98 $3,293.46
Certificate in Supervisory & Business Management $494.02 $329.35 $1,317.38 $340.12 $393.98 $3,293.46
Certificate in Technology Trends & Communication $494.02 $329.35 $1,317.38 $340.12 $393.98 $3,293.46
Total Course Fees: $2,470.10 $1,646.75 $6,586.90 $1,700.60 $1,935.30 $16,467.30

*SC - Singapore Citizens 

**PR - Permanent Residents

 

Other Fees Payable:

 

Fee Description Per semester (after GST)
Singapore Citizens Singapore PR and others
Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS) $1.01   $1.01
Examination Fee - $16.05
Miscellaneous Fee $7.49   $7.49
Insurance Fee (GPA) $1.70   $1.70
Students' Union Entrance Fee
(one-time payment upon enrolment)
$5.00*
(non-refundable)
  $5.00*
(non-refundable)
Students' Union Subscription Fee $4.50*
(non-refundable)
  $4.50*
(non-refundable)



*Not subjected to GST

- The fees shown (inclusive of 7% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.

- Module Certificate Fee is payable on a semester basis.

Refund Policy:

i) Withdraw within 2 weeks before semester commencement - 70% refund of paid course fee
ii) Withdraw on or after date of semester commencement - no refund of paid course fee

Please note that other fees paid are non-refundable.

 

 

 

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Terms and Conditions

 

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Date of Course Commencement:
18 Oct 2021

Academic Calendar

 

Registration Period:
Closed

* Registration may be closed earlier once seats are filled up.

 

Class schedule:
at least 4 classes per week
6.30pm to 9.30pm

 

Duration:
900 hours (2.5yr)

 

MC to start with:
MC5
 

Enquiries
Email: ptenquiry@sp.edu.sg

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