ASIS PSP® Intensive 10 day boot camp

Duration……………………………ten classroom days

The Physical Security Professional (PSPⓇ) credential demonstrates your knowledge in physical security assessments, application, design, and integration of physical security systems, and implementation of security measures.

Many employers now mandate for senior roles that the applicant holds the PSP accreditation. This is an internationally-recognised credential, setting you apart from your peers in the industry.

Core content

  • Physical security assessment
  • Application, design and integration of physical security systems
  • Implementation of physical security measures

How you will study

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

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

Days nine and ten: completion of mock exams followed by feedback and discussion.

About the exam

The PSP® exam comprises a maximum 140 multiple choice questions. These cover the three domains identified by physical security professionals as the key categories of physical security management. The exam is 2.5 hours long, and is taken at a Prometric Test Centre local to you.

Please note that costs relating to the PSP® exam are not included in the course fees and it is your responsibility to apply for and schedule the exam. Full details of this accreditation can be found at

Eligibility criteria

High school diploma/GED equivalent/associate degree and six years of progressive physical security experience, or a bachelor’s degree (or higher) and four years of progressive physical security work experience.

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