Security Management – BTEC Level 4

Qualification……………….. BTEC Level 4
Duration………………………five-day course **NEW**  Live virtual classroom Zoom delivery

This security management training course is an essential exploration of the key ideas, techniques and concerns at the heart of professional security management today.

Deliverable either as a scheduled course (see dates below), as an in-house programme to a security team, or via a live virtual classroom using Zoom, successful learners will leave with a BTEC Level 4 Award. This is an internationally-recognised qualification, supporting your career development and promotion opportunities. Past learners of this course have gone on to complete other qualifications to further their career, and to boost credibility in this competitive industry.

During the course, you will cover a comprehensive look at the responsibilities, resources and skills that are central to providing effective security management. From identifying issues, understanding theories about risk, and isolating causes and prevention of crime, this qualification in security management is the ideal course for anyone wishing to develop their career in the security industry.

Assessment for this security management training course is based on completion of the course workbook,  which is used to support a written assignment which is completed post-course. Because there is no exam to sit, you can take your time to consider the best way to complete the coursework.

You will receive support during the course, and our academic team can provide additional support should you need it after the training. This means that when you sign up to train with us, we are with you for the whole journey, ensuring you receive the highest quality support and guidance.

Core content

Over this five day classroom course, learning is delivered through group discussion, desk top exercises, and expert guidance from the course tutor. As a result, training is engaging and challenges you to think in different ways. You’ll cover:

  • Role of the security manager
  • Criminology, offenders and crime prevention theory
  • Key legislation
  • Risk management
  • Crime management and prevention
  • Security and working with human resources
  • Supply chain security
  • Security technology
  • Preventing customer and supplier theft
  • Preventing burglary, robbery and fraud
  • Designing a security/crime reduction initiative
  • Writing effective security reports
  • Adding value through security


If you’d like to join this course, choose from either the classroom or virtual live delivery. The classroom course is five working days, Monday to Friday, 9-5pm with an hour’s lunch.

The virtual classroom delivery is spread over five days with two sessions per day: 09:00 to 12:00 morning session, and  13:00 – 15:30 afternoon session. Learners will be required to complete their workbooks and written assignments outside of the prescribed teaching hours.

If you’d prefer to take this course online, please visit the online course page here.

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