Quite a few misconceptions abound about security officers in Singapore. Musamin, who transitioned from working on the ground as a Security Officer to be a trainer with the Metropolis Training Academy and now helps others become security officers, lists some of the common ones before debunking these.

– It is a low level job

– They are paid to do nothing

– There are no progress or prospects in this job.

– It is a job more for people who are looking for retirement or for the elderly.

“Metropolis is not just a company I work in; it feels like home,” says Mr.Othman Bin Abdul Hai as he takes us through a journey of discovery, empowerment, transformation and working with a purpose. He recounts how the encouragement from peers and bosses to challenge himself enabled him to discover his passion for teaching and makes him committed to impact new security officers in their own journeys. “As my peers have empowered me to challenge myself, I too wish that in my training journey I could empower and impact new security officers in their own journeys,”

Listen to Mr.Mohd Rafi Bin Mohd Sani who made career switch to the security industry after 30+ years as a AV technician in the Events’ sector. He shares why he chose Metropolis Training Academy (MTA) for the requisite security training and the “amazing” experience he has had with the learning environment, the caring trainers, and the friendly and helpful administrative staff.

Workplace Learning (WpL) helps organisations establish a common purpose to grow competencies in staying relevant and competitive. In this series of Workplace Learning Journeys, Metropolis Security Systems Pte Ltd has developed a learning culture and a structured system that has led to staff retention and increased customer satisfaction, guided by NACE.