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Security and Event Safety

The Security and Event Safety course will help you prepare for employment in the security or event stewarding industries, and includes the qualifications necessary to gain a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence, depending on your age.

The course is delivered over 1 year and is designed for anyone with an interest in retail security, site guarding, door supervision, events security and stewarding. Skills and qualifications gained as part of the course are further enhanced by work placement.

Upon completion of the course, you could progress to the advanced course, into an apprenticeship or consider employment.

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What will I learn?

"I enjoyed the physical intervention aspect of the course and learning the different self defensive moves. The course involves a lot of teamwork so you really get to know the other people on the course which is great. The tutors are friendly and approachable."Owen Powell

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.

South Devon College,
Long Road,

Newton Abbot Campus – Hair and Beauty Skills Centre

This course is available at our Newton Abbot Campus at our on-site salon. It is also home to the Brow and Nail Bar where you can book in for nail treatments.

Pearl Assurance House,
Courtenay Street,
Newton Abbot
TQ12 2AD

Have you considered...

We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

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