Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct and professional standards are to be observed by holders of the certification documents presented by the Certified Counter Terrorism Practitioner. In the course of their professional activities, practitioners shall preserve and advance the integrity, prestige, reputation, and honor of the profession by following these standards.

ACT in a manner that demonstrates exemplary professional conduct. Conduct professional relations by the highest standards of integrity and avoid compromise of their professional judgment by conflicts of interest.

CONFIDENTIALITY

Preserve the confidentiality and privacy of the employees, employer and customers. Except when necessary permissions are obtained, restrict the unauthorized access to confidential information.

PROFESSIONALISM

Conduct yourself in exemplary professional manner, exhibiting the highest standard of integrity in your professional relationships, plus avoid compromising reputation by conflicts of interest.

FAIRNESS

Be objective and fair in dealing with all stakeholders such as employers, customers, employees, the public, government agencies, and make every attempt to disclose conflicts of interest. Treat others in a manner similar to how you would like to be treated.

COMPETENCE 

Accept the responsibility to maintain the knowledge and skill set necessary to provide professional services competently through continuing education, experience, and professional training.

INDEPENDENCE

Recognize, asses, and protect yourself against threats to your professional independence. In all circumstances, exercise judgment, objectivity, and act with integrity. Disclose the unavoidable conflicts of interest and take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interest, perceived or real.

FAITHFULLNESS

Conduct yourself faithfully in relation all stakeholders such as customers, employers, employees, and colleagues; plus honor all your obligations to serve them. Do not accept inappropriate gifts from third parties, directly or indirectly, in relation to the work responsibilities.

HONESTY

Conduct professional responsibilities with fairness, honesty, impartiality, and integrity. Exhibit and act ethically to balance and care for the legitimate interests of all stakeholders, such as customers, employer, employees, colleagues, and the profession. Avoid conducts that would tarnish the reputation of the profession and mislead the public.

RESPONSIBILITY

While performing professional duties, act in a manner that protects safety and wellbeing of people; preserve the environment and properties. Fulfil all your responsibilities to your stakeholders without burdening the general population, the environment, and properties.