Course Code: GES227
Learn the foundations needed to thrive on the job such as the theories of asset protection, role of the professional protection officer, effective communication strategies, and the role and requirements of a protection officer.
Learn about different types of crime prevention and the physical security measures you could be required to take. Understand alarm systems, access controls, and detection technology.
Understand how to prevent, detect, and respond to emergency situations. Discuss occupational safety and health hazards, as well as how to protection sensitive information and counterintelligence.
Be able to identify risk, threats, and deviance in the workplace. Understand how to respond in emergency situations.
Master the concepts and practices behind secure investigations. Discuss proper techniques for crime scenes, interviews, statements, surveillance, report writing, as well as the legal aspects of security.
Complete the course by learning about the proper tactics of fore, defensive tactics, industrial hazards, human relations in a global environment, community relations, and ethics.
Darlene Lawrence is an Academic Coach and Childcare and Education Instructor with 5 years of experience. She is has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in teaching.
A high school diploma or GED is a prerequisite for this program. If you do not have a high school diploma or GED, we recommend the High School Diploma With Certified Protection Officer Training program.
This program can be taken on a PC or a Mac. You will need Internet access and email capability.
Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program.
All materials for this program are available online.
Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. You will be given six (6) months to complete the program; however, since the course work is self-paced, you may be able to complete it in less time.
No additional materials are required for this program.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.
Yes, you can use a Mac for this program.
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Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
We recommend that you dedicate 6-10 hours per week to your coursework.
Courses are self-paced and taught in an online learning environment available to all students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
An instructor will be available through email or phone. If you leave a message for the instructor, the instructor will respond to you within 24 business hours.
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.