Policing and Security

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Policing and Security Studies

Level 5

Policing and Security Studies

Course Code: 5M2110

 

Course Content: 

  • Criminology
  • Door Security Procedures
  • Guarding Skills
  • Legal Practice and Procedures
  • Retail Security
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Security Industry Procedures
  • Substance Use -Issues for Youthwork
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • PHECC First Aid Response

Award: 

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Security Studies

Aim:

This course is aimed at preparing students for a career in the security industry. The course has been designed to meet the needs of the security industry in line with the terms of the Private Security Services Act 2004. It is particularly relevant for students who are interested in a career in An Garda Síochána, the Defence Forces, the Prison Service, the Naval Service and the Private Security Industry.

Progression & Career Options: 

  • An Garda Síochána
  • Defence Forces
  • The Prison Service
  • The Naval Service
  • Private Security Industry

Graduates from this course may progress to a range of degree programmes in:

 


TU Dublin (Blanchardstown Campus)

TU Dublin (City Campus)

LIT

WIT

DKIT

IT Carlow

 

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M2110 Policing and Security Studies  

DIFE Course Title:  Policing and Security Studies

Level 7 and 8 Courses to which this course is linked:

Entry to a range of other courses in Institutes of Technology.

This is not an exhaustive list.  Applicants are advised at all times to confirm linked Awards, any additional module requirements, application processes and scoring systems with the Admissions Offices of the participating higher education institutions, or visit www.cao.ie. 

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M2110 Policing and Security Studies  

DIFE Course Title:  Policing and Security Studies

 

Student Registration Fee € 200
PLC Government Levy € 200
QQI Exam Fee € 50
Course Fees/Materials
DIFE Total € 450
Note – Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the course fees outlined above. 
 
€30 of the Student Registration Fee is non-refundable. All fees are subject to change.