ASIS CPP® Blended Learning

Qualification………ASIS CPP®
Duration………….. four-month online course followed by five classroom days

The ASIS CPP® qualification enhances career opportunities by demonstrating your strategic understanding of security management. This makes the CPP 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. Becoming a Certified Protection Professional sets you apart from others when applying for senior security roles. More and more organisations list CPP as a requirement when hiring security personnel, and most importantly this helps to raise the professionalism of the security industry.

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 course focuses solely on the ASIS CPP ‘Protection of Assets’ and ASIS ‘Standards and Guidelines. We will also provide additional learning materials to support the training.

Please note that you will need to purchase your own copies of ASIS International’s ‘Protection of Assets’ and ‘Standards and Guidelines’ bundles. These are available at:

How you will study

Delivery is via a guided four-month online learning programme, followed by 5 classroom days of training. Monthly assignments are designed to familiarise you with the learning domains and study materials. Detailed feedback is provided after each assignment, with trainer support and feedback provided to support learning.

The intensive 5 day course at the end of the online learning portion of the course seeks to cement the knowledge already gained. The sessions including mock exams, with explanation and discussion of the ASIS CPP materials. This is followed by consolidation and testing of your material knowledge, to help identify where additional revision should be focused.

About the exam

The CPP® exam is made up of 200 multiple choice questions relating to the seven domains of the ASIS ‘Protection of Assets’. These are the areas identified by certified protection professionals as the key categories of security management. You are required to book your CPP exam via ASIS directly. Details can be found 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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