Applying the Fundamentals of Physical Security (S205)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 07:30 hours

Based on the course Fundamentals of Physical Security (S204), this course is specifically about the application of basic physical security concepts such as zoning, access control, and concentric rings of protection. Through a series of case studies, participants in the course Applying the Fundamentals of Physical Security (S205) will learn basic skills such as:

  • interpreting baseline requirements in the design of a building
  • assessing the needs and the vulnerabilities of existing access controls
  • applying baseline requirements to better manage access

Topics include:

  • zoning
  • access control
  • concentric protection rings
  • protection, detection, response, recovery (PDRR) principle


The course Fundamentals of Physical Security (S204) is a prerequisite for this learning activity.

More about this course
  • Topics: Security
  • Community: Employees
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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All classroom courses have been suspended until further notice and have temporarily been removed from our catalogue. However, our online courses, including self-paced required training and language maintenance tools, remain available through your GCcampus account.

Note: GCcampus is accessible through public networks. You do not need to connect to the GC network to access it.



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