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Security & Loss Prevention

Diploma Course


This programme is designed to equip participants with the theoretical base from which to leverage 

informed solutions to a wide variety of loss prevention issues. This programme will focus on the 

development of operational solutions that are informed by both the theory and practice of security 

management. This programme is a prerequisite for persons interested in pursuing Industrial Security 

Operations and Management – CVQ Level 3 Programmes. It is ideal for persons interested in careers in 

Crime Prevention, Facilities Management, Security Management, Risk and Security Management and 

Security Systems Design and Analysis.​


This programme aims to:

  • To teach participants how to prevent losses due to crime and lawlessness through the development of crime prevention strategies.

  • To promote competence in the use of crime prevention tools to mitigate and reduce crime.



Unit 1 – English Writing for Business.

Unit 2 – Fundamentals of Management.

Unit 3 – Security in Barbados and the Caribbean.

Unit 4 - Law & Legal Issue.

Unit 5 – Physical Security

(Level 1).

Unit 6 – Emergency Management (Level 1).

Unit 7 – Organizational Loss Prevention.

A choice of two electives from:

1. Terrorism Issues.

2. Cyber Crimes and other threats.

3. Electronic Security Integration.



Assessment of the course is determined by course work which accounts for 40% of the overall grade.  As well as the final examination which accounts for 60%.



  1. Certificate in Protective Security Services.

  2. Three (3) years’ work experience.

  3. CXC General English.



  1. Five (5) years’ work experience. 

  2. CXC General English.



This course will involve a mixture of lectures and discussions.  To benefit fully, students’ participation in all aspects of the course is required.



Course Price: 

​Registration: $50.00BDS​

Course Duration: 6 Months or 1 Year​

Call 431-0957 for further information.

Some aspects of this course outline are subject to change.​

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