Managing Retail Security

  • Distance Learning

  Home Tavcom Online Courses Managing Retail Security


IQ Level 4

Offered by our sister company Perpetuity Training



Perpetuity Training and Tavcom Training
are part of the Linx International Group

Normal Course Fee Per Person: £475 + VAT



This eLearning course provides critical insights into retail security and examines the key techniques involved in identifying and managing loss, as well as the essential security management knowledge and skills needed to work within the retail sector. The course demonstrates the latest ideas, techniques and systems for the protection of people, premises, stock and profits.  It demonstrates how these can be combined with management best practice to produce security solutions tailored for the retail environment.

Duration: 30 Hours

Delivery: eLearning


Course Content

  • The scale and impact of retail crime
  • The causes and methods of retail crime
  • Understanding ‘hot stores’ ‘hot products’ and ‘hot people’
  • Retail risk assessments and security surveys
  • What are CRAVED products and how to protect them
  • Distribution and supply chain security
  • How to use Situational Crime Prevention to reduce loss
  • Physical and electronic protection
  • Getting the most from your security officers
  • (in-house and contract)
  • Planning and managing a retail loss reduction initiative
  • Adding value: promoting sales and reducing theft  
  • The current regulation and legislation issues affecting retail security

Who will benefit

This course will benefit anyone involved in the retail sector with responsibility for the prevention of loss. Whether you work for a large or small retailer, are currently a retail security manager, or looking to make that move, or are part of the retail management team, this is the course for you.

By understanding more about the types and causes of loss, you will be better able to implement loss prevention methods in the retail environment.


Assessment Method

Throughout the course learners will build a portfolio of work and complete a final assignment.


Request a Call Back

Available Course Dates

Intakes for this course starts the second Tuesday of every month.

Course Cost

Normal Course Fee Per Person: £475 + VAT

The cost is inclusive of:

Access to the online learning platform

Full tutor support



This is an  eLearning course, with all course materials available through the online learning platform, enabling learners to access the materials from wherever they may be and at a time to suit themselves.

The course allows learners to work at their own pace without assignment submission deadlines.

Telephone us on +44 (0)1489 895099
Our team is ready to take your call during normal office hours from Monday to Friday. We can discuss your requirements and provide you with details of course dates and availability, fees, payment methods and joining instructions. Outside normal office hours please leave your contact details with our answering service and we will return your call.

Email us at
Email us with your course requirements and contact details. We will contact you to complete your booking or answer your queries.

Book Now