Security Training

1. Qualification details

Qualification name Certificate in Providing Security Services
Qualification level Level 2
Awarding organisation National Open College Network
Course type Full time
Course start date 01 June 2019
Additional price description This is free to unemployed adults in receipt of JSA or ESA (WRAG)
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

Training for the security industry, undertake 4 weeks of training in door supervision, providing security services, CCTV training, confict management and first aid. We will take you through the skills you need to gain employment in the security industry whether working in the private Security Sector, Door Supervision, Security Guarding, CCTV, Close Protection and Conflict Management. Under the Private Security Industry Authority Act 2001, all individuals wishing to work in the private security industry must undertake a recognised qualification before applying for a licence. The Level 2 Award in Security Guarding (QCF) has been developed to meet the requirements of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). It is based on the relevant SIA Specifications for Learning and Qualifications and provides the learner with the necessary knowledge and understanding for those who wish to apply for an SIA licence and work as a security guard within the private security industry. Subjects covered include: the roles and responsibilities of security officers patrolling search procedures security systems communication, reporting and record keeping legislation and its relevance to the role avoiding conflict and reducing personal risk reducing risk of conflict effective communication and problem solving strategies The qualification comprises three mandatory units: Unit 1 – Working in the Private Security Industry Unit 2 – Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry Unit 3 – Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry The minimum contact hours for this qualifications are 20.5 hours of the required 36 guided learning hours.

3. Entry requirements

None - but must have proof of ID and have no criminal records on the SIA barred list

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5. Assessment method


6. Venue

Name SIA
Address unit 14 albion house
West percy street
Tyne and wear
NE29 0DW
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Phone 0191 296 0239

7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
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