QNUK Level 5 Certificate in Security Management (RQF)

ASTA Security Academy
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QNUK Level 5 Certificate In Security Management (RQF)

This nationally recognised Level 5 Security Management course is aimed at practicing security professionals who want to broaden their knowledge and skills in terms of security management and leadership. As a leading training provider we have identified the areas of knowledge that are most relevant to managing security, making this course the most relevant security course on the market.

If you are looking for a Level 5 qualification in security management and want to increase your working knowledge then this QNUK Level 5 Security Management course is perfect. Stay ahead of your competitors by increasing your general knowledge through content that has been written by industry leading professionals. From the moment you enrol with ASTA you will be guided through your learning journey by experienced tutors and support staff, you also receive 12 months access to the ASTA mentor program which provides you with various benefits and support.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This security management course is for those who wish to embark on a career as a security manager or those who want to increase their knowledge in security by enrolling with a quality assured training provider.

Outcome / Qualification etc.


  • QNUK Level 5 Certificate
  • ASIRS (Academy of Security Intelligence and Risk Studies) Certificate
  • CPD UK Certificate

Training Course Content

Unit 1: Security for Business 

This unit is designed to show the successful implementation of security within a business. A key element covers the scope and role of a Modern Security Management Professional and we explain how to support the business or client in the best ways possible. The unit also explains how to effectively write a range of security reports and introduces the student to the importance of security regulations and standards.

Unit 2: Traditional and Emerging Security Threats 

Threats of Today and Tomorrow covers the various security related threats faced by businesses and organisations today and in the future. A key feature of this unit is the part explaining the need to better understand the threat actors and their methods.

Unit 3: Understanding Security Management 

This unit describes the range of key security functions that should or might be, a part of a modern security department. Included are the strengths and weaknesses of each function and an explanation on their role to reduce and manage security risks.

Unit 4: Security Management and Risk Mitigation 

This unit describes the Risk Assessment methodology and explains how to reduce risk through the implementation of appropriate security risk mitigation measures. This unit will also explain the need to record crime and losses in order to measure the business impact and risk mitigation success.

Unit 5: Security Management and Convergence 

This unit explains that convergence is about the need for close working collaboration and understanding of each security function and with the relevant business departments. Security management has an overall responsibility to ensure convergence is achieved to mitigate security risks efficiently and effectively.

Unit 6: Security’s Role in Incident Management 

This unit explains the range of other tasks and issues that are normally expected of a modern security management department. These tasks might include the management of security incidents, executive protection, event protection and countering espionage.

Unit 7: Creating a Security Management Programme 

This unit highlights modern issues that are a common part of corporate culture. These issues include the need to keep up-to-date with regulations and standards, effective employee awareness programmes, adapting to corporate changes and the personal need for continuing professional development.

Unit 8: Research Management 

This final unit will explain how to conduct primary and secondary research and the basic principles of Harvard style referencing. This Unit ends with a final essay on what you have learnt from the course.

Course delivery details

The Level 5 Security Management course is delivered via e-learning. 

You will receive access to your Learning Management System where you can benefit from additional e-learning resources. This means that you will always have access to your course material, whether from a PC or from your mobile device (tablet, mobile phone).


  • Full E-Learning Course - £720.00 includes VAT
  • Single Unit (4 X Payments Required) - £180.00 includes VAT

Pay as you learn!

Spread the cost with interest-free instalments. Purchase this course in units instead of paying for the full course upfront. Upon completing a unit, you purchase the next when you are ready to do so.

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ISMTA/ASTA Security Academy

ISMTA/ASTA  focuses on subjects of study that have a practical use in today’s world, we focus on security, risk and cyber related training. We make it simple for you to gain professional certification with a library of courses which can...

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Britannia House
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Based on 3 reviews.

The course was very informative and the Tutor style of teaching was very engaging. I will definitely recommend it to anyone looking to take on further responsibilities in the security industry to do this course with ASTA
Molly Reed
From first making contact with ASTA through to completing my course, every step was supported by them. The course itself was really good with plenty of content and interesting assignments. I feel more knowledgeable from the content of the course. Even though it was an e-learning course, I still had good support from my tutor which was appreci...
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