Role of the Security Controller

Course objectives:

To give you a clear understanding of the role and responsibilities

To take you through the process of compliance with the Government Security Standards and associated documentation

To help you understand the documentation

To show you the methods used

Course duration:

This course can be delivered face-to-face or virtually across Microsoft Teams*. There will be a mixture of PowerPoint presentation and interactive Q&A sessions with the tutors.

Course timings will vary depending on interaction and whether delivered face-to-face or virtually, but typically:

Day One 10:00-15:00 (virtual) or 1630 (live)

Day Two 09:00-14:30

*The virtual version of this course is available subject to demand. Please contact DISA Admin for further details.

Course content:

• Working with Government / Government Security

• Security in the Defence / Nuclear Sector

• Contract Security

• Assets and Document Control

• Classification Marking

• Personnel Security & Education

• Physical Security

•  (IT) Security & Accreditation

• Security Breaches

• The Threats

• Security Education Material

Who should attend?

Essential for newly appointed Security Controllers and their senior staff or other security support personnel.

Useful as an update for existing Security Controllers

Also helpful for Board Level Contacts of small to medium sized companies


During face-to-face courses we offer an internal DISA exam to test your course knowledge. Please note that this exam is not accredited.

Exams will last an hour and will extend the finish time on the second day. If you are sitting the exam, please expect to finish at 16:00 on Day 2.

The exam is charged at £100 +VAT.