How to become a store detective
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
You can apply for a Professional Security Operative Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship to get into this role.
You could also do a Security First Line Manager Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship, if you have experience in security work.
Employers will set their own entry requirements.
You could apply directly for jobs if you've got relevant experience in retail security, or from working in the police, armed forces or a security company.
You'll find more details about security training and licensing through the Security Industry Authority.