Name of qualification Name of qualification: Inženir varovanja/inženirka varovanjaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Security engineer
Type of qualification Type of qualification: Short upper secondary vocational education
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Educational Qualification
Type of education Type of education: Short upper secondary vocational education
Duration Duration of education:
2 years
Credits Credits: 120 credits
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination)
  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary technical education.
ISCED field Field:
ISCED subfield subfield: protection of persons and property
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 6
EQF Level: EQF 5
EOVK Level: Short cycle

Learning outcomes:

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • use acquired knowledge for successful professional communication in both domestic and international environments;
  • apply knowledge from the field of legal regulations and special regulations in the profession to ensure legality,
  • record and analyse a problem and anticipate operational solutions in an organisation's processes;
  • demonstrate mastery of standard methods, procedures and processes in the performance of professional tasks; 
  • manage and address specific work problems using standard technical methods and procedures; 
  • develop a moral and ethical attitude, show accuracy and conscientiousness at work and show mastery of business etiquette;
  • integrate knowledge from various fields when using and developing new technical solutions;
  • continuously use information and communications technology in their own specific technical area of work; 
  • lay the foundations for the autonomous development of professional identity, professional responsibility and professionalism;

(vocationally specific competences)

  • conduct analyses for work and the planning and organisation of private security and events for which special security measures are prescribed
  • lead and direct the provision of private security services 
  • participate in the coordination of agreements with clients 
  • keep prescribed records and prepare reports
  • conduct technical correspondence with state authorities 
  • supervise the provision of private security services 
  • ensure the conformity of security services with regulations, standards and codes governing private security 
  • ensure safe working conditions for security personnel
  • demonstrate familiarity with technical means for the protection of people and property
  • demonstrate proficiency in the use and maintenance of technical means and means of restraint in personal use 
  • demonstrate mastery of security tactics
  • handle weapons
  • demonstrate knowledge of protection tactics using vehicles
  • commission and use project and technical documentation and security situation reports 
  • accept and understand the requests of the client and advise the client
  • participate in the preparation of security plans and individual security plans 
  • monitor the implementation of security projects 
  • participate in the preparation of tenders and contracts and the presentation of project solutions 
  • work in accordance with regulations and codes in the field of security

Assesment and completion:

Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).


Students may progress to the second year if they have successfully completed first-year modules, subjects and practical training (including practical classes, seminar papers, projects, examinations, etc.) totalling at least 45 credits, where all practical classes and practical training course units must be completed in full. 

Inženir varovanja/inženirka varovanja



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SQF 7 / EQF 6 


First-cycle study programmes (SQF, level 7)

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

Diplomas are issued to students who complete all obligatory modules/subjects (80 credits), two elective modules (30 credits), one freely elective subject (5 credits) and a diploma thesis (5 credits).

Awarding body:

Higher vocational colleges


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