Principles of Security – Online

Qualification……………….. SFJ Awards Level 2 
Duration…………………….. Online – 50 learning hours  
CPE……………………………Earn 4 CPE points upon completion of this course

If you’re looking to move into security management or supervision, this accredited online qualification is designed specifically for you!

This course was designed by experienced security professionals, and is aimed specifically for security operatives, close protection officers, CCTV operators, and front-line security personnel. You’ll earn an internationally-recognised qualification, demonstrating your understanding of the subjects covered. This means you get a great start to your ongoing career plans and promotion opportunities, with a formal qualification in security.

You will leave the course with the necessary knowledge and understanding to recognise and assess threat. You’ll be able to effectively communicate risk, and give a good level of understanding of what is important in security.

The training covers key areas to security operatives, including risk methodology, situational awareness, and communication skills. You’ll explore the different Enforcement Acts, which is important to help you understand how these fit into the role of a security professional.

Delivered online through our e-learning platform, you work through the course at your own pace. When you sign up, you’ll receive full instructions on how to approach your learning, with guidance on how to complete the workbook during the course. You choose when you work through the training – you have access 24/7 to the course.

Course Content

This online security training course covers soft skills as well as the following practical areas of security:

  • Risk and threat identification
  • Practices of Security Officers
  • Situational Awareness
  • Diversity and equality
  • Loss prevention methods
  • Legal enforcement acts
  • Communication methods
  • Building blocks of security
  • Importance of information and cyber security


The assessment for this Level 2 course is through the workbook, which you complete during the course. You’ll receive feedback on your submission, and our team are here to support you as you go. Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll receive an SFJ Awards Level 2 certificate.

Career path

This training can help you shape a career path of learning, and it fits in perfectly with our range of security management training courses. Our team of security training specialists are here to talk through your background, experience and career goals – just get in touch.

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