CIPS Certification Options
Looking for quality basic training and certification for officers, supervisors and other front-line staff? The Certified Institutional Protection Specialist (CIPS) certification program is now available in live, DVD, and online formats.
IFCPP's requirements for CIPS basic certification include active membership, institutional protection experience, evidence of a clear criminal history, final approval by the IFCPP Certification Team, and completion of live or correspondence course work and exam(s).
Please visit the IFCPP Training Calendar for scheduled classes in your area.
1. Code of Conduct, Report Writing, Incident Documentation
2. Customer Service/Guest Relations
3. Conflict Resolution
4. Ejecting Unruly Patrons: Part I & II
5. Legal Considerations & Restrictions: Part I & II
6. Package Inspection
7. Patrolling & Protecting Valuable Collections
8. Emergency Evacuations
9. Emergency Medical Response
10. Fire Protection
11. Use of Force
Important: Please make sure to print and complete the Video Log as you view each segment. All 11 Video Log codes will be needed to access the online quizzes at the end of each video segment.
Online CIPS courses can also be purchased a la carte for supplemental or departmental training.
The CIPS certification program is now available in video DVD format. The complete DVD set of CIPS program topics provides institutions with quality, cost-effective, internal training. Video modules will allow institutions to train an unlimited number of officers and staff by topic, and complete sets of DVDs can be used to satisfy CIPS certification course work requirements.
The DVD box set is our most cost-effective option for CIPS correspondence certification of 6 or more participants.
CIPS DVD courses can also be purchased a la carte for supplemental or departmental training.
Note: A $200 discount is offered to Institutional & Associate Members!
All CIPS certification candidates are required to submit certification paperwork to complete program eligibility. The background and release forms allow us to conduct a criminal history only. Criminal convictions may prevent candidates from being eligible for certification. Personal information will be kept strictly confidential.