Our security course curriculum
Developed by experts with first-hand experience in the field, our security course curriculum is practical, relevant, and career-focused. You'll explore the hands-on skills and conceptual knowledge required to become a successful, high-demand specialist in the booming security services field.
Lesson Group 1: Orientation: Ashworth College Career ProgramLesson: Learning at Ashworth
The goals and values of Ashworth College; time management; creating a realistic weekly and monthly study schedule; the nature and purpose of assessments; how to study effectively to prepare for and take an online examination; developing the skill sets necessary for success in the twenty-first century.
Students will learn about federal and state laws and federal and state court systems. Students will also learn about types of crimes, the civil litigation and criminal justice processes, and careers in the legal and criminal justice fields.
Lesson Group 2: The Security ProfessionalLesson: An Introduction to Security
This lesson introduces you to security basics, including studies in human behavior and the need for security. You will also learn about creating and maintaining a stable and predictable environment, the difference between proactive and reactive response and the difference between contract versus proprietary officers.
In this lesson, you will learn about the security plan or objective and the process by which the security manager must prepare a security plan for the work environment. You will also be introduced to the differences, similarities, and interactions between public and private police.
In this lesson, you will be introduced to the key components of a security management plan and the subjects that a security manager must consider on a daily basis. You will also learn about asset protection, information security, workplace violence, and how to promote ethical conduct.
In this lesson, you will learn how to put all of the assessments, security components, and departments and personnel together into one plan through integration. You will also learn about emergency and contingency planning essentials and about legal and liability issues you may encounter.