Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry Level 2

Course Type 16-18
Qualification Level 2
Start Date August 2019
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Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry

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).

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • GCSE 2(E) or L1 functional skills
  • You should have a genuine interest in this subject
What will I learn?
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  • 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

Course Applications

Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks Fees Apply/Enrol today
AW2WS11S Paignton Campus 01/08/2019 - 31/07/2020 - 52 Apply Enquire

This course costs: £230.00

“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.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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