Security Studies 5M2110

Security Studies 5M2110

For Whom

This is a one year full-time course which involves classroom, fieldwork and work placement education and training. It provides students with the range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge required for employment in the security industry.

The aim of this programme is to provide the learner with the skills, knowledge and competency to apply for their relevant PSA License and to work in the Private Security Industry.

Employability Statement

Graduates can source work in the security industry in a variety of settings such as independent or private security companies as door, static or patrol security. Can work in Events, Corporate and Warehousing security.

Main Areas of Study

Legal Practice and Procedures Security Industry Procedures Safety and Health at Work Work Experience
Door Security Procedures Guarding Skills Communications First Aid Response
Retail Security Conflict Resolution Swimming.


There is a total cost of €650 for this course.  It is broken down as follows:

Student Services €195 (This consists of a student services fee of €160 and a non-refundable deposit of €35,

Department of Education & Skills(unless holder of Medical Card) €200,

QQI Exam Fees €50 (unless medical card holder)

First Aid Responder €100

Remainder approx. €100 for the following:

Uniform (Jumper and High Vis Jacket)

Security Training Manual

Field Trips

 Education Progression and Higher Education Links

Successful completion of Security Studies QQI Level 5 (minimum of 3 distinctions) provides entry to QQI Level 6 Security Operations and Administration and Higher Education provided in Templemore College.
Graduates fromthe course are qualified to registerwith the Private Security Authority, established under the Private Security Services Act (2004).

Every effort is made to ensure accurate website information; to clarify or confirm any content please contact us. You’ll also be able to verify course content and ask questions at your pre-acceptance meeting.