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Certifications

Since 1977, ASIS security certifications have set the standard for professional excellence. Recognized worldwide, the CPP, PCI, and PSP credentials provide objective proof of an individual’s professional knowledge and experience.

Becoming a Professional Certified Investigator (PCI)

Why apply for the PCI?

Earning a Professional Certified Investigator (PCIⓇ) designation provides independent confirmation of your specialized skills in security investigations, including case evaluation and review of options for case management strategies. It validates your ability to collect information through the effective use of surveillance, interviews, and interrogations.

What’s on the Exam?

The PCI examination consists of 125 scored multiple-choice questions and may also contain 15 randomly distributed pre-test (unscored) questions for a total of up to 140 questions. The 2.5 hours allowed takes into consideration the review of pre-test items.

The exam covers tasks, knowledge, and skills in three primary domains that have been identified by professional investigators as required areas of competency in this field. 

Price

  • $300 ASIS members
  • $450 nonmembers
  • Retake fee: $200

Eligibility

Five years of investigations experience, including at least two years in case management*

AND

A high school diploma or GED equivalent

AND

  • Be employed full-time in a security-related organization
  • Not have been convicted of any criminal offense that would reflect negatively on the security profession, ASIS, or the certification program
  • Sign and agree to abide by the ASIS Certification Code of Conduct
  • Agree to abide by the policies of the ASIS Certification programs as outlined in the Certification Handbook.

*Definitions for this term can be found in the Certification Handbook.

Becoming a Certified Protection Professional (CPP)

Why apply for the CPP?

The Certified Protection Professional (CPPⓇ) is considered the “gold standard” certification for security management professionals and demonstrates your 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. 

Price

  • $300 ASIS members
  • $450 nonmembers
  • Retake fee: $200

Eligibility

Nine (9) years of security experience*, at least three (3) years of which shall have been in responsible charge* of a security function

OR

Earned a Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education and have seven (7) years of security experience*, at least three (3) years of which shall have been in responsible charge* of a security function.

AND

  • Be employed full-time in a security-related organization
  • Not have been convicted of any criminal offense that would reflect negatively on the security profession, ASIS, or the certification program
  • Sign and agree to abide by the ASIS Certification Code of Conduct
  • Agree to abide by the policies of the ASIS Certification programs as outlined in the Certification Handbook.

*Definitions for this term can be found in the Certification Handbook.

Becoming a Physcial Security Professional (PSP)

Why apply for the PSP?

The Physical Security Professional (PSPⓇ) credential demonstrates your knowledge in physical security assessments, application, design, and integration of physical security systems, and implementation of security measures.

What’s on the Exam?

The PSP exam consists of 125 scored multiple-choice questions and may also contain 15 randomly distributed pre-test (unscored) questions for a total of up to 140 questions. The 2.5 hours allowed takes into consideration review of pre-test items.

The exam covers tasks, knowledge, and skills in three broad domains that have been identified by PSPs as the major areas involved in physical security management. 

Price

  • $300 ASIS members
  • $450 nonmembers
  • Retake fee: $200

Eligibility

Four years of progressive experience in the physical security* field.

AND

Bachelor degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher educationhave been in responsible charge* of a security function.

OR

Six years of progressive experience in the physical security* field

AND

A high school diploma, GED equivalent, or associate degree

AND

  • Be employed full-time in a security-related organization
  • Not have been convicted of any criminal offense that would reflect negatively on the security profession, ASIS, or the certification program
  • Sign and agree to abide by the ASIS Certification Code of Conduct
  • Agree to abide by the policies of the ASIS Certification programs as outlined in the Certification Handbook.

*Definitions for this term can be found in the Certification Handbook.

Scholarships & Grants

ASIS FOUNDATION With the support of ASIS INTERNATIONAL, member and chapter donations and corporate support, the foundation invests in elevating security practice through research and education. 

  • Education – Scholarship and grant opportunities for those pursuing security careers 
  • Research – We conduct timely, security-related research on contemporary threats, best practices, and regulations providing valuable and actionable knowledge for the profession.

NEW! CPP Accelerator Program

The ASIS Foundation is proud to offer all ASIS Chapters the opportunity to select one individual as a candidate for an CPP certification with the gift of a complimentary CPP exam.

The submission process will begin later this Fall with the first CPP exam vouchers to be awarded in early 2019.

2018 Scholarship and Grant Opportunities Now Open

The Board of Trustees has spent the last few months revitalizing program offerings with a keen focus on enhanced professional development and educational support for our members and chapters. In addition, we wanted to offer greater financial aid and access to a wider audience, with greater abilities and options to achieve career objectives.

Security Management a Publication of ASIS INTERNATIONAL

Security Management is the award-winning flagship publication of ASIS International, the preeminent international organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. While Security Management is written primarily for security professionals, it also makes vital security information understandable to a general business audience.

Each month, this publication includes detailed case-study feature articles and timely information on emerging threats as well as practical solutions to protect people, property, and information. The Security Management team offers a variety of ways to stay informed on the latest in the realm
of security.

A complimentary annual subscription is included with ASIS
International membership.

October 2018 Edition

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