Security Management is a must-have for all South African business owners, creating a demand in the job market for properly skilled security personnel.

Academy of York’s Security Courses will prepare you for a career in Safety and Security Management across many industries that require trained personnel, able to manage the security and safety of a work environment.

Our comprehensive Security Courses covers BOTH Safety AND Security, due to the high workplace demand for a combination of Safety and Security skills.

The Security Management Course Module covers:

  • Different duties of a Security Guard
  • Confidentiality and safekeeping of information
  • Dealing with difficult or angry people
  • Maintaining a professional appearance in public
  • Using public relations principles
  • Communicating without discrimination
  • Developing observation skills

The Safety Management Course Module covers:

  • Current Occupational Health and Safety Legislation in South Africa
  • Who is responsible for workplace safety programmes
  • Critical connections and work site analysis
  • Basic definitions of workplace safety programmes and their purpose
  • Challenges for those practicing safety management
  • Safety and Special Hazards

Assessment and Award

The study period for this course is up to 9 months.

This course is assignment-based – there are no exams and no tests, only assignments that you can complete from the comfort of your own home.

As this is a distance learning course, simply register now and you will receive your course material within 10 to 12 working days of registration.

On successful completion, you will receive your Academy of York certificate.

Course Price

Price Before Bursary R12 500.00
Price After Bursary R7 500.00

*Prospective students need to contact Academy of York to determine if they qualify for a bursary

Payment Options

1: Once Off Payment (No Registration Fee)
Once Off Payment Price R6 900.00

Once Off Payment

2: Payment Plan
Registration Fee R800.00
Payment Plan R500.00 over 15 Months

*Please Complete the form to get one of our Support Consultants to contact you regarding a Payment Plan

This course is Saiosh accredited for 5 CPD points


AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, SABPP, PMSA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.


This course is approved by Academy of York.

”It was so nice to study with the college, this gives you time to research and by researching you learn a lot and gives you more energy and power, I still recommend the stuff also for their input.”

Kgaogelo Thokolo

“I would love to register again and carry on with my studies at Academy of York.”

Andile Dlamini

“It was amazing to study with this college. I recommend AOY to everyone looking to continue their studies.”

Jackson Mzindle

”I am single mom and am working too, When I started it was not easy but AOY team help me a lot with time table so Í managed to have my own time, family time and my study time. I don’t want to lie it helped me a lot cause every assignment I passed with flying colors. AOY team they treat you like family. Thank you very much AOY team.”

Nthabiseng Tsotetsi

“Thanks to the course provided by AOY, I have gained new skills which I will continue to use.”

Eunice Maphaha

“I enjoyed studying with AOY.”

Thamaga Morgan Kgaria

“The support from AOY was spectacular as it helped me complete my course.”

Sabata Patrick Nakeli

“It was a pleasure to study with AOY. I enjoyed every moment of my online course and can not wait to continue my studies in the future.”

Toni Jebese

“When I wanted to study Safety and Security Management I was busy at internet to check which Academy is available and professional, I saw the Academy Of York I submitted my details at internet after few days I got the call from one of their student advisor she was very professional. To study with Academy of York was very interesting. I don’t have doubt about referring a friend or relative to it,and in the future I want to study again with them,’because I have grown as a person and gained experience. They have very supportive student advisors. Keep the good work guys I thank you.”

Mzwakhe Mngomezulu

“I studied the Safety and Security Management course with Academy of York, which was brilliant.”

Albert  Mthembu

”Thank you Academy of York for making my dream come true. I got a promotion from truck driver to be a safety and security supervisor.”

Alfred Louw

“It was amazing to study with this college. I recommend AOY to everyone looking to continue their studies.”

Kgaogelo Thokolo

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Academy of York Banking details

Bank Name: Absa Bank

Account Number: 4076 998 918

Branch Code: 632 005

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