A certification being pursued by security professionals worldwide is the Certified Protection Professional (CPP). Administered by ASIS, CPP proves the knowledge and management skills of a person in all areas of security management.
Indian Professionals : INR 40000
International Professionals : US $800
Why Apply for the CPP?
A certification being pursued by security professionals worldwide is the Certified Protection Professional (CPP). Administered by ASIS, CPP proves the knowledge and management skills of a person in all areas of security management. CPP Certification of ASIS is considered to be the gold standard for security management professionals which demonstrates the knowledge and competency in seven key domains of security. Globally recognized as the standard of excellence for security management professionals.
What's on the Exam?
The CPP exam consists of 200 scored multiple-choice questions and may contain 25 randomly distributed pre-test (unscored) questions for a total of up to 225 questions. The four hours allowed takes into consideration the review of pre-test items. The exam covers tasks, knowledge, and skills in seven broad domains. That have been identified by CPPs as the major areas involved in security management includes:
SECURITY PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES (22%)
DOMAIN II: BUSINESS PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES (15%)
DOMAIN III: INVESTIGATIONS (9%)
DOMAIN IV: PERSONNEL SECURITY (11%)
DOMAIN V: PHYSICAL SECURITY (16%)
DOMAIN VI: INFORMATION SECURITY (14%)
DOMAIN VII: CRISIS MANAGEMENT (13%)
To be eligible for induction into the cpp program, you need to have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution, along with at least nine years of security experience which shall include at least three years investigative experience in security management function.
Candidates can apply for the CPP certification online through the ASIS website. The application asks for basic biographical information, such as name, date of birth and address. It also asks for in-depth information on education and previous experience. Additionally, the candidate must provide three professional references on the application. Along with the application, the candidate must pay the exam fee, with ASIS members receiving a discount.
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