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Security Consultant

Security consulting for customers, government agencies or other entities is an extremely important area of the security industry. It forms the basis for the actions that must then be taken. Security consulting, therefore, requires a high level of brainpower, expertise and know-how.In addition to proof of training and activities in the security industry.

What is special about the certification?

Security consultant is not a profession and there is almost no training for it, because you can only become a security consultant if you have years of experience in the field of security. However, they are an important position because they advise, analyze and evaluate existing security measures or vulnerabilities in companies. Based on their expertise and assessment, measures are taken that are vital for the protection and safety of companies and people. 

In particular, former soldiers and police officers are readily employed in companies as security experts. They have the necessary security awareness, expertise and competence to provide customers or employers with comprehensive advice. 

With the IAPPA Certified Security Consulting certificate, you gain a great advantage in the industry or with potential employers. Show that your rating is worth something and that you always put the customer's well-being first.  

How does it work?

If you meet the requirements to become a certified Security Consultant, you can apply with your documents at the bottom of this page.  
Each application is reviewed by the IAPPA Certification Board before going to the Certification Board. This committee will review the application again and decide whether to award the certificate. 
Once approved, your printed certificate will be mailed to you and you will be given the opportunity to become an IAPPA member. The first year is free and on a trial basis.  
Please allow approximately 3-5 days for the certification process. The certificate will then be shipped from Germany. Shipping then takes between 7 and 10 days (depending on the receiving country).  

Certified Security Consultant

by International Association of Personal Protection Agents

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What are the requirements?

The requirements for the Certified Security Consultant certification are transparent at all times. In order to ensure a high quality standard of our certifications, we attach importance to applicants who not only fulfill all requirements, but are also aware of their responsibility. This is important to ensure the value of certification by IAPPA. 
We expect the following requirements:  


  • Former police or military personnel with leadership and organizational responsibilities,

  • Security systems consultant, travel security consultant, education and training consultant, prevention consultant, security measures consultant.

  • Employees with security responsibilities in companies, security firms or comparable tasks with at least 3 years of professional experience.

You must provide written proof of the requirements. These must be verifiable at any time. 

How do I get started?

Fill out the form below today. Upload your supporting documentation with the application form. That's it! 

Certified Security Consultant



by International Association of Personal Protection Agents

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one year free IAPPA membership

10% Discount on online courses


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