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Protective Services Advanced

This full time (3 days per week) advanced course builds upon the foundation course and you will study more in depth qualifications including Working as a Door Supervisor (SIA licence linked), Working as a CCTV Operator (SIA licence linked), Front of Stage Pit Barrier operations, Principles of Providing Security Services and first aid. You will undertake work experience in supervisory roles and visit organisations across the country which you will plan, including prisons, sports stadiums and CCTV control rooms.
You will also plan and carry out fundraising activities throughout the year. Learning will take place through theoretical and practical study and assessment and you will have the benefit of guest lectures from external industry experts.

You must have demonstrable work experience or knowledge of a related subject.
Upon successful completion of the course, you could progress onto a higher education course, into employment or an apprenticeship.

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What will I learn?

“I have 18 years’ experience working in most areas of the security industry from Security Officer, Door Supervisor up to Contracts Manager. I work with a team of extremely dedicated staff members here, and having progressed through the industry ourselves, we are well placed to help you find employment in this fast-moving industry.”Jamie Somerville

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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