Security Officer(Guard) Training Course
Roles and responsibilities of a SIA Security Officer typically involves safeguarding people and their property against unauthorised access, destruction, theft, assault, injuries or disorder. As Security Officers help in preventing crime, they are considered to be a part of a wider police family today.
In order to work as a Security Officer, one needs to have a SIA license, which he/she can get after completing the 4 days training course and a test, designed by SIA (Security Industry Association).
A SIA Security Officer is licensed to work in places such as Retail Security (shopping malls), Corporate Security (large organizations), Events (non-alcohol
served ones) and more.
Some of the tasks commonly performed by a SIA Security Officer,
- Responding to emergencies
- Acknowledge conflicting behaviours and de-escalate the situation
- Removing trespassers from site
- Registering incidents
- Checking people and vehicle at entry points
- Carrying out Patrol
- Using specialist equipment
- Searching people and their possession
What does it take?
- Passed Basic level of English Test
- At least 18 years old
- Proof of ID (GP letter, P60, P45, Utility bills, Bank Statement, NI letter, any letter issued from Council or Government)
- BRP – Biometric Residence Permit (not more than 3 months old)
What's included in the course?
(Practical assessment of each learner will be visually recorded, approximately 15 minutes per learner)
Principles of working in the private security industry
- Demonstrate the accurate completion of an evidential statement
- Assessment MCQ: 72 questions
- Assessment time: 1 hour 50 minutes (110 mins)
- Pass mark: 70%
- Externally set and internally assessed activity based on the completion of an evidential statement Pass mark : 100% pass marks
Principles of working as a security officer in the private security industry
- Demonstrate how to search people, and their property
- Demonstrate effective use of communication devices
- Assessment MCQ: 60 questions
- Assessment time: 1 hour 30 minutes (90 mins)
- Pass mark: 70%
- Practical assessment and observation of using communication devices: 100% pass marks
Application of conflict management in the private security industry
- Recognise verbal and non-verbal communication techniques
- Explain how to deal with communication barriers in conflict situations
- Identify different behaviour types
- Demonstrate approaches to take when addressing unacceptable behaviour
- Demonstrate ways to de-escalate conflict situations
- Demonstrate working with colleagues to de-escalate conflict situations
- Assessment MCQ: 20 questions
- Assessment time: 30 minutes
- Pass mark: 70%
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Time, Date and Location
01252 36 46 91
Door Supervisor Security Training Course
A Qualified Door Supervisor can legally work in a wider variety of roles than a Security Officer. Although the course seems 2 days longer, this opens a wider range of employment opportunity for candidates. A Door Supervisor can work for all the sectors that a Security Officer might be limited to, as the Door Supervisors have an extra physical intervention technique training added on to their course, which helps them to monitor and control the physical disturbances act, that highly occurs in alcohol-serving areas such as bars, pubs, events and festival.