An individual who wants to enter the security industry will hold the first rank of a Security Officer (SO) on the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) ladder for security.
The Progressive Wage Model (PWM) is a five-level career progression model which was developed by the Security Tripartite Cluster STC) to help security officers achieve a stable income and work-life balance by encouraging security officers to upgrade their skills and progress through the productivity-based wage progression pathway.
The general job scope of a Security Officer (SO) include:
To become a Security Officer (SO), you will need to apply for a Police Licensing & Regulatory Department (PLRD) Security Officer License. Read our SIMPLE 3-step guide to getting your PLRD Security Officer License.
If you do not have prior experience or exemptions by PLRD, you will need to complete the following 3 courses under the Basic Licensing Units (BLUs) to be eligible for a security licence and become a licensed security officer in Singapore.