This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a security officer. This qualification is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications and is supported by Skills for Security, the standards setting body for the security industry and the SIA, which regulates the private security industry.
Please note: You must be aged 18+ and have a clean criminal record to apply for a licence (further guidance can be found on the SIA website).
Introduction to the private security industry
The importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements
The role of a security officer within the private security industry
The law relevant to the role of a security officer
How to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations and good practice to follow after conflict situations
“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
This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus.
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