Facility Security Management

Facility Security Management (6 ECTS)

MQF Level 5

Date – TBC
Duration – 30 hours
Accredited – Yes
Price – Price (Local/EU) – Euro 500 / (Non-EU) – Euro 600

Module Description

This module allows learners to gain the neccessary underpinning knowledge governing the fundamentals of security and risk management. It therefore focuses on fire safety, information security, employee security as well as crisis management, emergencies, contingency planning and physical security.  



Entry Requirements

Students should be at least 18 years+ and in possession of a minimum MQF Level 5 Undergraduate Diploma in Facilities Management


Be in possession of one of the following:

  • (a) Grade 5 in English (Matsec Certificate)
  • IELTs 6.0
  • Or an equivalent qualification.




This course is targeted at:

  • individuals aspiring to work as a facilities or operation managers
  • individuals who wish to advance their education and gain in depth knowledge and skills related to facilities management and security.
  • individuals already working in the field related to facilities management and would like to obtain qualification in this sector. 



Learning Outcomes

At the end of the module/unit the learner will have acquired the responsibility and autonomy to:

  • Collaborate with various stakeholders such as superiors, security personnel and risk assessment team to effectively manage security at the facility
  • Monitor potential hazards and threats which the facility is susceptible to
  • Carry out effective health and safety assessments to ensure effective security management

At the end of the module/unit the learner will have acquired the following skills: 

  • Explain the guiding principles of security management, with specific focus on facilities management
  • Plan effective security strategies depending on the functions of the failicity as well as its potetial threats
  • Identify various security systems which can be implemented at the facility
  • Show ability to work together with the risk assessment team;
  • Demonstrate how information technology can be used for effective risk management
  • Discuss ethics in security
  • Practice effective decision making when it comes to problem solving





This module shall be assessed through the use of an assignment whereby learners are asked to answer a question, not exceeding 1500 – 2000 words (100%). Learners must obtain a minimum of 50% of the total mark in order to successfully pass from the module. In the case that learners do not pass on the first try, learners can re-sit the assessment. In the case of recurring failure, learners shall be asked to re-do the module. 



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