Diploma in Security Management


NQF Level 5/SCQF Level 8 - 120 academic credits

Who can attend?

The Diploma course is open to all those who have successfully completed the Certificate course or to anyone who can demonstrate that they have already gained significant professional experience within the private and public security sectors. Silverback operates an Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning system which may facilitate entry to the Diploma course for applicants with such experience.

Duration and Location

The course comprises six modules delivered through weekend residential workshops at Missenden Abbey, Buckinghamshire, UK, over the course of a year. There are pre and post workshop assignments. The workshop dates for the diploma course can be found here.

The course has been designed to use the workplace as a source of learning by involving participants in the process of converting experience and unspoken understandings into practical knowledge and expertise. Assessment tasks are work-based requiring participants to focus on practical issues using information and theory presented and explored in workshops and resources available online.


EU & UK residents - £2,200.00 GBP*
Non-EU residents - £3,000.00 GBP*


The next course begins in October 2019
*Fees include tuition, access to online learning platform, tutorial support between residential weekends and certification


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