Security worker

You can choose to study after 12 grades (duration of studies – 2 years).

The training programme is aimed at preparing qualified security guards able to carry out the protection of objects, persons, property and events.

To pursue these aims, in theoretical courses, the future security guards are taught the following speciality subjects: Security Evolution, Protection of Objects, Protection of Persons and Property, Management of Critical Situations, Vocational Psychology, Self-defence Basics, Security Equipment, Fire Safety, First Aid, Basics of Driving under Special Conditions.

The practical training takes place in practical training premises. The practical skills of protection of persons, objects, property and events are solidified and improved during the practical training.

The vocational readiness of the student, who passed the entire training programme, is demonstrated by the results of competency assessment examination which evaluates the competencies and general skills laid out in the curriculum. The composition of the commission of competency assessment examinations, organisation and the procedure of the issue of documents are regulated by the Ministry of Education and Science.

The graduate is conferred with the qualification of security guard.


Description of qualification

The qualification of security guard is necessary to work as a security guard.

The person, who acquires the qualification of security guard, gains the following competencies:

  • provision of physical, mechanical and electronic security services to objects;
  • protection of natural and legal persons and their property;
  • provision of collection services, accompanying of cargoes and protection;
  • use of permissible physical violence, special tools and firearms in order to protect natural and legal persons against illegal attempt on their property, person’s life and health;
  • use of equipment and tools of video surveillance, electronic protection, pass control, fire safety systems;
  • application of legal liability and professional psychology basics in professional activity;
  • administration of first-aid.


Having acquired the qualification of security guard, the persons can work as security guards in private security services and structural units.