One of the concerns for security field professionals is the proliferation of crimes committed with the use of fake identity documents. Fake IDs are popular among criminals but also among American college students who want to drink alcohol, before they turn 21 years of age. Thus fake IDs became available to buy on the internet from for a small fee paid in bitcoin. British youth obtain fake IDs mostly to be able to buy cigarettes, as legal drinking age in Britain is 18 years, so they are less popular in UK.

SECONA Certified Security Manager (SCSM)

The SCSM course trains Security Managers, Security Supervisors, Security Officers, & Management Trainees to become efficient, technology-oriented Certified Security Managers who can manage the entire security in complex environments.


  • 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 sea-side resort-like campus


  • Graduation
  • Ex Armed Forces/ Ex Police/Paramilitary Professional with min. 2 years of experience working as Lieutenant in Indian Army or Equivalent
  • Any Security Professional having an experience of over 10 years working as Security Manager/Officer/Supervisor
  • Any Industry-sponsored Professional


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 SCSM
Hrs/ Cr.Pt. Credit Points
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
Continuing Education Program
1 Examination 10
2 Attendance in SECONA Recognised Seminars & Conferences 10
3 Project Presentations 10



  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


Continuing Education Program

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



The entire Course duration is divided into 2 distinct phases:

Level I – 5-Day Program
Level II – 12-Day Program

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

Course Content:

Understanding Security Systems (Video Surveillance Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems, Access Control Systems, Physical Screening/ Detection Systems, Command & Control Systems, Disaster/ Crisis Management, Emergency Communication, Protocols & Standards, Identity Management, Data/ Information Security); Threats, Risks & Vulnerability Analysis; Designing Security Systems; Evaluating & Procuring Security Systems; Security Project Management; Maintaining & Managing Systems; Legal Aspects; Security focused construction practices; Developing Security Policy & Protocols; Security Agency & HR Management ; Security Management (Security Principles & Management); Intelligence & Investigations; Collaboration; HazMat Protection; VIP / Event Security; Hostile Environment; First Aid; Situational Awareness; Venue/campus based Security; Industry Specific security; Management & Planning for Security Incidents; Supporting Skills; Security Planning & Review & Case Studies