ASIS PSP® boot-camp
The ASIS PSP® qualification enhances career prospects by demonstrating knowledge and experience of threat assessment and risk analysis; integrated physical security systems; and the appropriate identification, implementation and ongoing evaluation of security measures.
- Physical security assessment
- Application, design and integration of physical security systems
- Implementation of physical security measures
How you will study: boot-camp class (5 days)
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.
Upon registering your place, you will also join the online learning platform which hosts the study materials. There are five modules, each relating to core content from the ASIS PSP reference materials.
Please note you’ll need to purchase your own copies of the ASIS International’s reference materials prior to course commencement: ‘Protection of Assets: Physical Security’, ‘Implementing Physical Protection Systems: A Practical Guide, 2nd Ed’, ‘ASIS Business Continuity Guideline: A Practical Approach’ and ‘ASIS Physical Asset Protection Standard’. These are available to buy from: www.asisonline.org
As part of this course, you will be given access to the PSP supplementary online material, which will assist you in familiarising yourself with the reference materials and terminology covered in the exam and give you opportunities to undertake test exercises prior to the course.
About the exam
To gain the post-nominals ‘PSP’, you must sit and pass the exam, which is taken at a Prometric test centre. The PSP® exam comprises a maximum 140 multiple choice questions on three domains identified by physical security professionals as the key categories of physical security management.
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.
Three to five years of physical security experience, depending on education. Please refer to the ASIS International website for a detailed overview.