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SPO

We asked 32 job seekers about their SPO. This is what they told us:

  • 47% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their SPO
  • 84% said earning their SPO helped them make more money
  • 81% said earning their SPO helped them get a job
  • 94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their SPO

What are people saying about getting a SPO?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 31 responses

84% said earning their SPO helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 31 responses

81% said earning their SPO helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 31 responses

94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their SPO

Why did you decide to earn your SPO?

Based on 32 responses

Required for my current job

47%

Make more money

41%

Changing careers

28%

Get an edge over other candidates

12%

Help my career progression

41%

Other

12%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 22 responses

Police Officer View jobs

45%

Captain View jobs

9%

Security Officer View jobs

9%

Security Guard View jobs

5%

Instructor View jobs

5%

What do people wish they knew before earning their SPO?

22 people answered

“This certification is very physically demanding.”

June 10, 2020

“Not all security jobs require you to be armed to make more money”

May 12, 2020

“I'm glade I know everything about this certification cause I learn a lot and love what I do .”

Jan. 23, 2020

“That with or without it doesn't help you make more money.”

Jan. 11, 2020

“How hard the training was also that it was not required for the job I have now.”

Sept. 21, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their SPO?

24 people answered

“I would tell them its something good to have to further your career.”

June 17, 2020

“Be prepared to be physical and earn some bruises.”

June 10, 2020

“The process can be very stressful so be patient and keep calm”

May 12, 2020

“I will tell them go for it and no matter how hard it get keep it pushing cause it's worth it at the end.”

Jan. 23, 2020

“Get as much hands on training as you can before you take test.anybody can be book smart,but if you actually know how to fix a/c system,you won't be an idiot when it's your turn to perform.”

Dec. 10, 2019