SECONA Certified Security Auditor (SCSA)

Qualifications: The SCSA course aims to train personnel having homeland security, armed forces or paramilitary services background for a qualified Security Auditors of Security Set-ups, policies & procedures and security systems. The Certified Auditors can also effectively analyze the gaps between the perceived threats, risks & vulnerabilities in security arrangements or management & the current security arrangements and shall also be able to recommend mitigation techniques.

Highlights:

  • Certification by SECONA, The Association of Independent Security Consultants
  • Focus on practical training in the World’s first Security Technology Experience Center partnered by Industry Leaders.
  • Focus on Practical Exercises & Case-studies
  • Credit Points based system that recognizes Individual Scores in Viva, Soft-skills, Contribution in Industry-sponsored R&D activities, attendance in Industry Seminars/ Conferences.
  • Trained by leading Consultants from India & Overseas
  • Training at over 5 acres
  •  Graduation
    AND
  • Ex Armed Forces/ Ex Police/Paramilitary Professional with min. 2 years of experience working as Lieutenant in Indian Army or Equivalent
    OR
  • Any Security Professional having an experience of over 10 years working as Security Manager/Officer/Supervisor
    OR
  • Any Industry-sponsored Professional

Structure:

The course Structure is based on Credit Points. Any candidate securing 60% qualifying credit points is eligible to get the Certification from SECONA. The Certification is valid for a period of 2-years & the candidates are required to get themselves re-assessed through the SECONA-CEP (Continuing Education Program). The Credit Points Matrix is as follows:

Sr. No. Criteria SCSA
Hrs/ Cr.Pt. Credit Points
Certification    
1 Classroom Training 2 20
2 On-field Training (Practical) 2 20
3 SECONA Recognised Seminars & Conferences 5
4 Examination 25
5 Project Presentation 10
6 Viva 10
7 Practical Exercises & Presentation 10
  TOTAL CREDITS   100
Continuing Education Program
1 Examination 10
2 Attendance in SECONA Recognised Seminars & Conferences 10
3 Project Presentations 10
  TOTAL CREDITS   30

Certification

  1. Classroom Training 2 20
  2. On-field Training (Practical) 2 20
  3. SECONA Recognised Seminars & Conferences 5
  4. Examination 25
  5. Project Presentation 5
  6. Viva 10
  7. Practical Exercises & Presentation 10
  8. Contribution in SECONA Recognised R&D Initiatives 5

TOTAL CREDITS 100

Continuing Education Program

  1. Examination 10
  2. Seminars & Conferences 5
  3. Project Presentations 10
  4. Contribution in R&D 5

TOTAL CREDITS 30

Duration:

The entire Course duration is divided into 2 distinct phases:

Level I – 5-Day Program
Level II – 10-Day Program

Candidates are allowed to select the program during the given academic year (Jan-Dec) based on the seat availability.

Course Content:

Assessing Assets; Understanding &Analysing Threats, Risks & Vulnerabilities, Mitigation Techniques, Policies & Procedures; Understanding Security Systems; Disaster/ Crisis Management; Security Management; Human Audit; Analysing Security Documentation; Legal Aspects; Collaboration; Intelligence & Investigations; Security Focussed Construction; Non-technological Mitigation Techniques; Security Agency/ HR Management; Integration; Security Signages; Case Studies