Executive Course In Private Security And Public Safety

This course provides participants with the knowledge and practical skills necessary for the successful management of private security and public safety.

Course Overview

Security and safety are among critical issues of global concern, this is in view of the rising levels of diverse forms of criminality, conflicts, terrorism and insurgency. Consequently, the safety of citizens, workers, structures, properties, businesses and also public infrastructural installations are in grave danger if there are no skilled personnel employed to secure their safety. Therefore, threats to personal safety, personal property, organizational assets and communal interests would require specialized training to deal with the rising challenges of insecurity.
This course provides a comprehensive training pathway for both public and private security personnel who undertake security work either on a full or part-time basis, and also those who seek new careers on the field of security. The Abdulsalami Abubakar Institute for Peace and Sustainable Development Studies (AAIPSDS) has designed this intensive certificate course in Private Security and Public Safety Management to bridge the knowledge and skills gap in order to enhance professionalism and efficiency in dealing with the threats of insecurity in our communities.

Course Objectives

The overall objective of the course is to equip participants with the appropriate effective tools, skills and knowledge in Private Security and Public Safety Management. However, the specific objectives of the course are as follows:
  • Acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes related to Private and Public Security Management
  • Understand the administration of private and public security management
  • Provide insights on strategies for crime prevention
  • Provide participants with the principles and legal framework of operating in the field
  • Demonstrate the application of private and public safety management principles in crime prevention, safety and loss prevention.

Intended Audience

This course is designed for those working or intending to work in security related area. Also, this course would be of interest to individual wishing to enhance their knowledge and skills and move up the career ladder or make a career transition. It is also intended for companies or organizations seeking to improve their services to clients on safety and security measures.
It is also intended for professionals looking forward to pursue a career as safety and security management consultant. This course will help to provide an academic context, qualification, core competencies and practical skills that would match their work experience in these fields. The target audience may likely be from the following sectors:
  • The Police
  • Para-Military Organization
  • Line Ministries/Government Organizations
  • Private Security Companies
  • Disaster and Humanitarian Managers
  • Private Sector Organizations
  • Senior management officials responsible for safety and security management
  • Employees that are responsible for the safety and security of their organization.

Application Deadline

Tuesday 7th November, 2023

Payment Deadline

Friday 10th November, 2023

Course Date

13th November- 17th November 2023

Course Fees

150,000 Naira

Early Birds (10% Discount)

135,000 Naira

Early Birds Closes

Monday, 30th October, 2023

For Further Inquiry, please contact the following

08100091193 || 07058777951
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Training Methodology

This course will be intensely interactive and will be delivered by way of teaching and lectures, seminar presentations, problem solving and simulation sessions, tutorials and field visits. Digital learning materials such as power point presentations will also be used for teaching students will be encouraged to use the library facilities locally and those elsewhere that are relevant to the course.

Course Module

The course will be delivered on a modular basis and will comprise of ten (10) overarching modules


The faculty is drawn from experienced professionals in the field; civil society organizations, international agencies and the academia with a view to provide participants with a sound knowledge base, expertise and skills required to effectively tackle contemporary challenges in the field of Private and Public Safety Management.


Abdulsalami Abubakar Institute for Peace and Sustainable Development Studies, David Mark Road, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.

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Each participant shall be required to pay a course fee of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (150,000) only. The course is non-residential, and participants are expected to take care of their travel expenses. AAIPSDS will provide participants with tea/coffee and course materials during the training.
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