Under the Private Security Act of 2001, all individuals wishing to work in the private security industry must hold a recognised qualification before applying for a licence.
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a door supervisor. It 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.
These include the main characteristics of the Private Security Industry, the importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements, the role and objectives of a door supervisor, powers of arrest relevant to a door supervisor, how to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations, good practice to follow after conflict situations, physical interventions and the implications of their use and the use non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others.
Unit 1 - Principles of working in the private security industry
Unit 2 - Principles of working as a door supervisor in the private security industry
Unit 3 - Application of conflict management in the private security industry
Unit 4 - Application of physical intervention skills in the private security industry
This qualification is suitable for learners over the age of 18.
The SIA now require all new applicants to hold a one day First Aid qualification. This is delivered as standard on day one of the course for all delegates.
How long will it take?
It is delivered over 7 days including a first aid qualification on day one, with a large amount of pre-course reading and written tasks to complete. Full details will be sent out to you.
This qualification can enable the learner to progress onto the NVQ in Providing Security Services or undertake further learning in other areas of the private security industry such as CCTV Operations.
Upon successful completion of this course you will then need to apply to the SIA for a licence at an additional cost of £184.
Open courses are inclusive of tuition, examination fees and course handbooks. Free follow up support will also be available from your tutor.
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