ASIS CPP®- Online

Duration………………………….. Online – 5 months Distance Learning

Learners will need their own copy of the ASIS Protection of Assets material, and the Standards and Guidelines. These are available at

The ASIS CPP® Board certification signifies knowledge and management skills in seven key domains. Through rigorous testing of the seven domains of security, the post-nominals give a true competitive advantage, enhancing career opportunities and performance.

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 of security management.

About the Exam

The CPP® exam consists of 200 scored multiple-choice questions and may contain 25 “pre-test” (unscored) questions randomly distributed throughout the examination, for a total of 225 questions. The time allowed takes into
consideration the review of pre-test items.

The exam covers tasks, knowledge and skills in seven broad domains that have been identified by Certified Protection Professionals as the major areas in security management.

Core Content

  • Security Principles & Practices
  • Business Principles & Practices
  • Investigations
  • Personnel Security
  • Physical Security
  • Information Security
  • Crisis Management
  • Legal Aspects (UK candidates only)

Eligibility Requirements

Nine years security work experience, with at least three of those years responsible for a security function, OR a bachelor’s degree or higher and seven years of security work experience, with at least three of those years responsible for a security function.

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