ASIS CPP® Intensive 5 day boot camp

Duration……………………………five classroom days

The ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP®) qualification enhances career opportunities by demonstrating management skills in seven key security domains. It is one of the most widely recognised security management qualifications in the world, providing employers, colleagues and peers with professional assurance of the holder’s advanced knowledge.

Many employers who recruit for senior security roles now mandate that the applicant is a holder of the ASIS CPP accreditation. This means that by having those post-nominals after your name, you immediately have a wider range of career opportunities available to you.

Core content

  • Security principles and practices
  • Business principles and practices
  • Investigations
  • Personnel security
  • Physical security
  • Information security
  • Crisis management
  • Legal aspects (UK candidates only)

Study materials

The ASIS CPP exam is focused around the course materials that ASIS International set. Please note that you will need to purchase their own copies of ASIS International’s ‘Protection of Assets’ and ‘Standards and Guidelines’ bundles. These are available at:

How you will study

Days one and two: explanation of the timetable of study and approach required from learners, followed by familiarisation with the learning domains and study materials.

Days three and four: explanation and discussion of the different domains, followed by consolidation and testing of learners’ knowledge to identify where further personal revision should be focused.

Day five: completion of mock exams followed by feedback and discussion.

About the exam

The CPP® exam comprises a maximum 225 multiple-choice questions on the seven domains identified by certified protection professionals as the key categories of security management.

Please note that costs relating to the CPP® exam are not included in the course fees and it is your responsibility to apply for and schedule the exam. You can do this at

Eligibility criteria

Nine years of security work experience (seven with a bachelor’s degree or higher), to include management of a security function for at least three years.

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