Diploma of International Security Management
(Dip ISM)

This qualification is designed for security managers who possess industry currency in managing a security company and want to take their knowledge and skills to the next level.

The private security industry is one of the most internationally diversified industries, services are offered in armoured cars, executive protection, event management, general guarding, investigations, and aviation.


Core Units

Leadership and corporate accountability

Ethics and corporate governance

Developing and implementing corporate strategy

Negotiating in an international environment

Elective Units –Security Management

Develop and use emotional intelligence

Lead and manage team effectiveness

Manage quality customer service

Manage budgets and financial plans

Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

Manage people performance

Ensure a safe workplace

Manage meetings

Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

Manage operational plan

Final Assessment

There is no final assessment, assessments are workplace projects based on each month’s e-learning activity.

Course Duration

This program is delivered over 12 months, with the first stage a 5-day workshop in Port Vila (Republic of Vanuatu) only a short 2.5 hours flight from Brisbane.

The four core units are delivered in Port Vila in interactive presentations, during the initial 5 days.

The core units are followed by a selection of any eight of the twelve e-learning assignments delivered over 12 months*, allowing students to manage workloads between their busy schedules.

*Students can liaise with the course facilitator to change course duration to meet their own circumstances.

Assessment of Prior Learning (APL) can be requested for any of the elective units.

Course Fees

Course fees are 365,000 Vatu ($3250 (AUD) or $3500 (NZD) and are payable in either currency.

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