BTEC Level 4 in Security and Risk Management


BTEC Level 4 in Security and Risk Management

Professional preparation to your security managerial career, double value course: clear, practical tutorials through unique combination of both: security and risk management and quality management systems. The most time and cost effective training course available.

General Information:


Course length:

6 days full time.

Instructor’s ratio:

1 instructor per every 12 students.


Monday to Saturday; 9am - 6pm


West London - Acton


Quality, tasty food is available in local Cafe


Level 4 BTEC in Security and Risk Management – Edexcel

Learning materials:

Professional Handbook and Hand-outs on USB Drive




This course gives you an opportunity to make the transition into security management. It addresses and validates the fundamental security managerial needs to come in line for promotion. Additionally this course develops security managers by offering those commercial skills which are not found within similar security management training experiences.
This training course offers an opportunity to save huge amounts of money through its Quality Management Systems module (3days). This module prepares the candidate in details to design full professional QMS and implement it within any size of organization to prepare it for an official assessment on the way to ACS/ISO 9001 approvals.
The course is designed to create a well-rounded and accomplished security manager. This course is part of the career development pathway to post graduate security management qualifications delivered by British Universities and is Symbiotic training’s contribution to the development of the security industry as a profession.

Who should attend?

Those with responsibility for implementing and managing security quality management systems.
Those with an interest in security management systems.
Those starting their career in security management.
Those who seeks promotion and higher income.

What are the benefits?

Promotion, Saved money, Increased profits, Increased earnings, Increased business, Increased productivity, Higher customers satisfaction.


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  • Understanding of Management Control Systems (ACS; ISO 9001).

  • Developing, designing and customizing of MCS (ACS; ISO 9001).

  • Implementation and maintenance of MCS (ACS; ISO 9001).

  • Physical security and mitigation strategies SBD & CPTED

  • Criminology, Offenders, and Crime Prevention Theory

  • The Role of the Security Manager in the organization

  • Academic writing and research methodology

  • Supply Chain Security /Security Technology

  • Business and information approaches

  • Legal and communications aspects

  • Writing Effective Security Reports

  • Staff vetting & Human Resources

  • Adding Value through Security

  • Security Policies and Services

  • Security Project management

  • Security Risk Management

  • The Cost Benefit Analysis

  • Security Surveys


What return is the company going to receive when purchasing systems or equipment? This module forces security managers to mathematically calculate the amount of return to be found from each purchase. Security Business Management This module will introduce learners to the importance of understanding the business in which they are involved and where security fits in with the company’s objectives. Security Project Management It is crucial that Security Managers understand the Project Management process. Very often, Security Managers may be involved in a new build project or a refurbishment, and this module will offer the learner the opportunity to understand how contractors and installers approach a security project. Physical and electronic security This will introduce students to the most current security target hardening systems on the market, and will once again allow the Security Manager, by selecting the correct equipment which suits his organization, to see a return on investment.


This course is delivered by Daniel Adendorff NHD Police Administration, EDSA, MSc Security Management.

Daniel has been involved in the international security industry for the past 30 years. Originally from South Africa, Daniel moved to the UK and worked for six years as Site Manager for various guarding companies on the Eurostar Contract. Daniel received numerous medals and commendations during his 13 years of service in the Police. Daniel completed a Masters in Security Management degree with distinction at a Loughborough University Business school, placing himself at the forefront of modern day security management and technology in security and established himself as a leading academic.

Daniel’s research won the inaugural Sir Wilf Knight 2009 award; he also won the ASC Lord Imbert 2010 prize for the best university dissertation. Daniel is a sought after public speaker and makes regular appearances as guest speaker at security and crime conferences. As former owner and director, he build Oryx Security up from zero to a staff compliment of 700 people with a turnover of several million pounds, providing security to blue chip clients. Presently as a director of Symbiotic Security he is tasked and responsible for the strategic management of the company.


Finance options for all credit scores:

Other finance options commonly available:

Council Funding: If you have been long term unemployed (6 months) and booking this course together with our SIA Close Protection Course you may be able to gain funding from your local Council in order to attend our courses. Please contact us for further information by clicking “Contact Us” Enhanced Learning Credit Scheme (ELCAS) funding for armed forces available soon! Logistic details and “welcome pack” will be emailed to you on completion of booking.




  • Passport or Birth Certificate or/and Full Driving License (for those ones that wish to learn how to drive – not mandatory)

  • Certificate of residence (e.g. rent book, bank statement, council tax statement, electricity, gas or telephone bill, etc.)

  • 2 passport-size photographs, no more than 30 days old

  • Optional - If you wish to bring your laptop, feel free to do so, it will help you to research and plan.



"Great people, great learning potential and great profession to enter. I feel lucky to be taken on this course."
Jamie Hill

“I would definitely recommend this course for others as it is so thorough and the value for money is outstanding because there was no expense spared on the tasks we were set for.”
Joe Holder

“The instructors were very competent and dedicated. The course was absolutely brilliant I highly recommend it to those ones that search for quality training."
Daria Laskowska

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