Diploma in Criminology and Security Management

About the Course

This course is much beneficial to anyone seeking professional recognition and qualification within the security sector at middle and senior management levels. The course is open to all those who operate within the private and public security sectors, with or without security management experience.

Learners will acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes on security management, understand the administration of public safety and security organizations, their roles in an integrated public and private sector security system and establish a pool of knowledge that will lead to professionalism in the public and private security sectors through application of security management principles in crime prevention, safety and loss prevention.

Targets for this Course

This course is best for security personnel in government, non-governmental and private sector, those who own security companies, police officers, security managers, leaders, community leaders, NGO staff and employee, civil servants, students in colleges or universities, project management and implementation staff.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the grandaunts will have gained skill, knowledge and experience:

a) To explore the nature, types, approaches and new security related challenges and to boost human capacity to manage crime at local, grassroots and community levels.

b) Equip learners with skills to conduct scientific investigations and interpret official documents in addition to analysing some of the major debates that dominate the existing literature on scientific crime investigation, prevention and management.

c) To train human resource required in various security related careers and professions within the public and private sector as well as skills to conduct criminology and investigative research.

Job Prospects At the end of the course, the grandaunts can get jobs in the following fields:

i) Security agencies like police, traffic, investigation, military, national security etc.

i) Security companies (private) engaged to guard personal properties

iii) Spy companies or organizations to provide criminal intelligences

iv) Set up their own security companies

v) Intelligence analysts, business environment strategists/experts etc.

This course is structured in terms of units. For the student to graduate, he or she must have completed the following units within one year.

Course Duration:

This course takes 12 months of full studies.

Course Units
  • 1. Security management
  • 2. Forensic criminology
  • 3. Physical Security
  • 4. Crime prevention
  • 5. Information security management
  • 6. Psychology of Criminal Behaviour
  • 7. Criminal law
  • 8. Law of evidence
  • 9. Principles of management
  • 10. Criminology
  • 11. Public relations & communication
  • 12. Occupational safety & health
  • Qualification

    KCSE C plain or any diploma or degree from a recognized institution

    Application Process
    1. Download the application form Helites College Application or Apply Online
    2. Fill the form.
    3. Save it with your full name and course
    4. Send the filled form to: humanitarianelites@gmail.com
    5. Write the subject of the email the name of the course
    6. Wait for your admission letter
    7. Pay full amount or first instalment vii) Register online and start receiving learning materials (online) or attend lessons (on-campus)
    Fees NB: Fees vary yearly depending on the dictates of the examination bodies and the training expenses. Check the fee structure attached in the Notice Board and Downloads