Train-the-trainer for Guarding Services

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(Now Open for Enrolment - for invited trainees only)

  • Course Code:    
  • Schedule:            
    September 2022
  • Training Mode:
    Hybrid (Face-to-face + Online)
  • Venue:                   
    To be announced
  • Course Details:
    • Refer to course information below; or
    • Click here to download the course flyer in full.
  • Enrolment:          
    • Click here to start your online enrolment process; or
    • Click here to download Enrolment Form and email to
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  • A copy of your HKID card, proof of payment and proof of academic/professional qualifications as specified in the joining criteria must accompany your enrolment otherwise your Enrolment cannot be completed.
  • Your Enrolment will be confirmed by email at least 1 week before the course starts. Once your enrolment is confirmed, course fees are not refundable.
  • HKIOS has full authority to reject any application for enrolment.

Course Information

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for in-service security personnel who are interested in becoming a Qualified Security Trainer for Guarding Services. 

Joining Criteria

Participants should:
  • Possess not less than 5 years of experience in Guard Supervision, and
  • Have completed training or achieved knowledge and skills equivalent to QF Level 3 for Guarding Services (e.g. RPL), and
  • Be educated to Secondary 5 or above


Assessment will take place throughout the course via:
  • Written Tests using scenario-based questions
  • Presentations
  • Practical Exercises
  • Assignments
  • Course-end Integrated Assessment

Award and Recognition

On successful completion, participants will:
  • Receive a “Certificate of Completion”
  • Are deemed to have achieved the knowledge and skills equivalent to QF Level 4 for training security personnel to perform guarding services
  • Will be recognised by HKIOS and IPSA HK as Qualified Security Trainers for guarding services courses at QF Level 1 & 2.

Learning Outcome 

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Train security personnel to perform guarding services
  • Take system approach in managing training
  • Keep training materials relevant, accurate and current
  • Transfer knowledge and skills using various techniques of instruction
  • Evaluate training outcome to meet the needs of the organization, the tasks and the trainees and continuously improve training

Course Outline

  • Training and License Requirements of Guarding Services
  • The Basic and Progressive Guarding Training Curriculum and Quality Assurance System
  • Understanding Adult Learners
  • Competencies and Skills for Training
  • The Training Management System
  • Identifying Training Needs
  • Planning and Designing Training
  • Developing Training Materials and Teaching Plans
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Principles and Techniques of Instruction
  • Teaching Aids and Technologies
  • Written Tests, Exercises and Assignments
  • Language
  • Training Mode¹
              Hybrid (Face-to-face + Online)
  • Total Learning Hours²
  • Maximum Class Size
  • Fees

Note 1: Depending on Covid-19 situation, face-to-face class may be substituted with online teaching.

Note 2: Total Learning Hours include, where relevant, hours spent on Self-study, Classes, Examinations and Assignments.

QF for Security Services

This course is based on the UoC(s) listed below and QF recognition will be obtained in due course.
UOC Code: 107749L4
QF Level: Level 4
QF Recognition: Not Yet Initiated

Course Lessons

Course Details