Institute Awards

The Institute encourages and recognises excellence, as a part of its commitment to professional development and raising awareness of good security. It has developed an Awards Ceremony, where individuals and companies going the extra mile are recognised, and where its own Awards are presented.

The Institute makes four awards annually:

George van Schalkwyk Award: for the best contribution to security management by an Institute member

John Aplin Award: for the student achieving the highest marks in the Certificate of Security Management

Wilf Knight Award: to the higher education student making the most notible contribution to security development, as recommended by their university.

Presidents Award: as chosen by the Board of Directors to the person making an exceptional contribution to the Security Institute.

Who are our winners in 2017? Read the full report here


The Security Institute itself enters the national Security Excellence Awards, where it has a record of achievement.

2012 Winner: Contribution to Standards: Develop/Launch of the Register of Chartered Security Professionals

2015 Winner: Contribution to Standards: Launch of the Manifesto for Professional Security