RiskControl Academy



About PSMC

The PSMC is a unique and flexible program which is the result of collaboration between Risk Control Academy (RCA) and Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) to advance professionalism and appropriate qualifications in the security industry. The program leads to certification as a Professional Security Manager.

Whether your dream is to attain promotion to senior management, get a great job, become a security entrepreneur, or you are already in a leadership role and want to enhance your professional skill set, the Professional Security Management Certification Program will help you turn your plans into reality.

Nature and Scope of the Program

The Professional Security Management Certification is the outcome of extensive research involving consultation with employers and subject matter experts, who evaluated the skills which security professionals need in today’s world in order to effectively protect the valued assets of individuals, government and businesses. The results indicate that individuals with both function specific and generic set of skills are able to identify, potential risks, plan and implement protective measures that are more relevant to help businesses thrive and support the operations of organizations and governments.

Against this background, Risk Control Academy and YABATECH designed this program to provide the core skills needed by security professionals to effectively supervise or manage the security function in an organization or company.

The Program affords learners to move at their own pace and structured into 10 Modules. For every Module completed, trainees receive certificate of completion and will obtain the associated number of credits for that module which will move them closer to Certification as a Professional Security Manager. All modules must be completed successfully before a candidate can qualify to write the certification exam. 

The 10 Modules are

Learning Outcomes :

On successful completion of the program, trainees should be able to;

  • Demonstrate an acceptable level of understanding of what security is and the various risks facing an organization.
  • Develop, and apply knowledge of management principles to protect assets of an organization.
  • Be able to read blueprint and floor plan
  • Competently carry out risk assessment.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the key components of Anti – Money laundering program and connection with terrorism, transnational and organized crime.
  • Skillfully apply electronic and cyber security knowledge to operate and manage electronic security devices and systems.
  • Promote health and safety in the society.
  • Intelligently apply reasonable knowledge of emergency planning and business continuity in the day-to-day discharge of security duties.
  • Demonstrate understanding of how to recruit, motivate and manage guards and security guard companies.
  • Be able to apply effective office skills necessary in the workplace.

Benefits :

You will value the Professional Diploma in Security Management because it is
  • Professional
    • The program is designed to give you the skills you need to function and excel in a security management position.
  • Flexible
    • The program is self-paced giving you the opportunity to acquire the credits you need at a pace that suits you.
  • Recognized
    • Learners have the opportunity to gain a recognized professional qualification because Risk Control Academy and Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) are both government accredited awarding institutions in Nigeria. Both are listed by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
    • The certificate that will be issued will be co-branded by Risk Control Academy and YABATECH and holders of the PSMC will have enhanced career path, including transition into a higher-level degree in Security Management.

Eligibility :

The Entry Requirement into the Professional Security Management Certification include any of the following:

  • Candidates who have successfully completed Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent with credit passes in five subjects including English Language.
  • Unemployed and/or under employed graduates of tertiary institutions seeking employable skills in the security industry.
  • Experienced security professionals who desire promotion with relevant additional skills in security.



PSMC 101 – Money Laundering and Transnational Crime

Money laundering is a potential indicator of terrorist funding ....

PSMC 102 – Security Survey & Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment is the process of analyzing threats ...

PSMC 103 – Forensic & Investigation Management

Participants in this training are provided with a practice-based ...

PSMC 104 – Security Planning and Management

Organizational reputation, the uninterrupted reliability of technical ...

PSMC 105 – Emergency & Business Continuity

History has witnessed many catastrophic events, some resulting ...

PSMC 106 – Guard Management

Good communication is vital to effective security guard management
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Risk Control and Yabatech will announce the programs schedule to students; Students can access the programs application form through the following links:


OR Contact 

Risk Control Academy

Plot 5 dreamworld Africana road, After Orchid Hotels, LekkiEpe-express way,  Lagos.
EMAIL : info@riskcontrolacademy.com
Phone no: 08060607337

Yaba College of Technology

Herbert Macaulay Road, Opposite WAEC office ,  Yaba, Lagos
EMAIL : yabatechconsult18@gmail.com
Phone no: 08060607337