Having more people training to be security officers will help in meeting the rise in demand, said president of the Security Association Singapore (SAS), Mr Raj Joshua Thomas.

He is, however, unconvinced if many of those trained would remain in the industry.

“In the longer term, we expect that these new entrants will move on to other jobs as the economy recovers. In this regard, in terms of career building and professionalism, this is not a good trend.”

The position of the SAS is that training is essential for a security officer to carry out his duties effectively.

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Published on 21 September 2020.