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.
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
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
b) Nitec with GPA >= 3.5
c) Nitec with GPA >= 3.0 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.
d) Nitec in Technology/Services with GPA >= 3.5 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.
e) Higher Nitec with GPA >=2.0
f) Higher Nitec with GPA >=1.5 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.
g) Higher Nitec in Technology/Services with GPA >=2.0 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.
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
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.
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).