CPP/PSP Study Groups

Each year ASIS Chapter 156 looks at holding either the CPP and/or PSP Study Groups, starting in the first couple weeks of January, please take a look at the information on each certification to the right if you are interested in the study groups.Please send an email to chair@asisedmonton.com indicating your interest, please include your contact information and which study group you would like more information on. Study Group InformationHow does it work?The Study group is group of individual interested in getting there CPP or PSP and meet once a week to go over the outlined reading material as a reinforcement of what was covered each week.What do you need?Prior to the start of the sessions you will need to order the reference material for which every group you wish to participate in, these are available through the ASIS Online Store and you have a few options when ordering - Print or ElectronicWhere does the Study Group meet?One night each week the group meets at the WCB Jarvis Building (9925 – 107 Street, each group will have a separate night and is agreed to by the attendeesWhen is the first meeting?In the first week of January there is usually a initial meeting night to introduce everyone and review the format, however the regular weekly night is agreed to by the group as much as possible.How long do the sessions last each night?The sessions start at 5:30pm – until finished or 9:00pm at the latest. Usually the session lasts 1-1.5 hrs.How much does ASIS Chapter 156 charge each participant to take part in the CPP Study Group?The Chapter charges $100 for the CPP and $50 for the PSP and this is based on the amount of material to cover and number of weeks the sessions run.How can I pay?Payment is requested in one of the first 3 sessions is done via PayPal through the Chapter website.Do I have to read every single page or the study material? (See the Reference Set for CPP or PSP)No. Some people have lots of experience in certain areas, and may not need to read parts that they are familiar with. Also, life events may get in the way of your reading and studies. Do as much as you feel is necessary, hopefully enough to pass the test.What is a guest facilitator?On most nights there will be a guest facilitator with an ASIS Certification, who can answer questions about the benefits of certification, the test, the process of studying.Where do I park while I am attending the evening sessions?There is FREE parking available in the WCB lot across 107th Street from the Jarvis building. This parking is no cost but is only available in the evenings, after 4:30.
Certified Protection Professional​​​​​​​​​​​The Certified Protection Professional (CPP®) credential provides demonstrable proof of knowledge and management skills in seven key domains of security. Those who earn the CPP are ASIS board-certified in security management.Eligibility RequirementsNine years of security work experience, with at least three of those years in responsible charge* of a security function-or-A bachelor's degree or higher and seven years of security work experience, with at least three of those years in responsible charge* of a security functionAdditional information see the ASIS International WebsitePhysical Security ProfessionalThe Physical Security Professional (PSP)® credential provides demonstrable knowledge and experience in threat assessment and risk analysis; integrated physical security systems; and the appropriate identification, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of security measures. Those who earn the PSP are ASIS board certified in physical security.Eligibility RequirementsHigh school diploma, GED equivalent, or associate degree and six years of progressive physical security* experience -or-Bachelor's degree or higher and four years of progressive physical security* experienceAdditional information see the ASIS International Website