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Diploma in Security and Risk Management

1.PATHWAY

The Diploma in Security and Risk Management is the theoretical part of the Loss Management programme which leads to the final award of the Certified Professional Loss Manager (CLM) qualification. The programme curriculum specifically embraces all aspects of security and risk management and basic aspects of occupational safety and health studies. The first group of students for this upgraded programme started lectures in 2015. The programme is offered on fulltime, block release and distance basis by accredited colleges internationally.

2.WHO CAN ENROL

Applicants should have:

At least 2 "A" Level passes. Normal entry students only.

Mature entry provision is available for applicants with any 5 'O' levels including Mathematics and English and are over 21 years. Or

Have at least 3 "O" Level passes and at least 2 years work related experience at supervisory level and proven numeracy capability.

Special entry is available to applicants with diploma or degree qualification approved by the institute or police or defence staff college qualification for police and military officers.

Exemptions

Zimbabwe Institute of Management Advanced diploma in security management graduates qualify for exemptions on a subject for subject consideration. Other approved subjects also qualify for exemption.

3.EMPLOYMENT AREAS

Graduates from this programme qualify for employment consideration as Security and risk Officers in public and private institutions.

4.RECOGNITION OF THE QUALIFICATION

The ICLM Diploma in Security and Risk Management meets the SADC Qualification Standards Framework (QSF) and international benchmarks. It is accredited by Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology Development as second stage of the Advanced Diploma in Loss Management.

5.DIPLOMA STRUCTURE

The programme consists of 24 taught course. The taught subject areas:


STAGE 1: CERTIFICATE LEVEL PART 1

CLM Module 1: Loss Control and Management 1

CLM Module 2: Business Accounting 1

CLM Module 2:Introduction to Psychology

CLM Module 4: Introduction to Law

CLM Module 5: Business Administration

CLM Module 6: Business Communication

STAGE 1: CERTIFICATE LEVEL PART 2

CLM Module 7: Loss Control and Management 2

CLM Module 8: Applied Psychology

CLM Module 9: Criminal Law

CLM Module 10: Quantitative Methods

CLM Module 11:Private Security Law

CLM Module 12: Information Communication Technology

STAGE 2: DIPLOMA LEVEL PART 1

CLM Module 13: Occupational Safety and Health 1

CLM Module 14: Business Law

CLM Module 15: Principles of Investigations

CLM Module 16: Risk Management 1

CLM Module 17: Electronic Security Systems

CLM Module 18: Principles of Management

STAGE 2: DIPLOMA LEVEL PART 2

CLM Module 19: ICT and Cyber Security

CLM Module 20: Corruption and Money Laundering

CLM Module 21: Law of Evidence

CLM Module 22: Principles of Economics

CLM Module 23: Finance, Loss and Insurance

CLM Module 24: Contingent Planning and Disaster Management

6.EXAMINATIONS

Examinations are set and marked by the Institute of Certified Loss Management (ICLM) in line with SADC (QSF), MOHESTD, International approved standards and quality benchmarks and the Institute's by-laws.

7.REGISTRATION

Students have to meet entry requirements and study the prospectus carefully before making a decision to enrol on the programme.

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