Choose our Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Guard and with the SIA Security Guard licence you can work in the security industry as a security guard.
We highly recommend the SIA Door Supervisor licence course over the SIA Security Guarding licence course. Whilst a licensed door supervisor can act as a security guard, a security guard even with the required license cannot take the place of a door supervisor.
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 security officer. Obtaining the Level 2 Security Guard training course is the first step towards obtaining your SIA License to work in the security industry. If you are looking to work in the Security industry as a Security Guard only, this is the right course for you
How long will it take?
The SIA Security Guarding course runs over 3 days
On the final day of the course there will be three multiple choice exams
We understand that examinations can be daunting prospect but we assure you there is no need to worry. Everything you need to know for the examination is covered in the Security Guarding course and your expert instructor will fully prepare you for success in the tests.
Our pass rates are some of the highest in the business thanks to the highly experienced instructors and the quality of the training providers.
Successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Guard (SG) within the Private Security Industry
Your Course is divided into 3 units:
- Unit 1: Working in The Private Security Industry
- Unit 2: Working as a Security Officer
- Unit 3: Conflict Management for The Private Security Industry
Working within the Private Security Industry
- The main characteristics of the Private Security Industry
- Legislation as it applies to the individual in carrying out a licensable activity
- The importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements
- Fire procedures in the workplace
- Emergencies and the importance of emergency procedures
- The importance of communication skills and customer care
Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry
- The Role of a Security Officer within the PSI.
- The law relevant to the role of a security officer
- The importance of, and reasons for, patrolling.
- Controlling access to and egress from a site.
- Searching relevant to a security officer
- The purpose and functions of different types of electronic and physical protection systems
- Reporting and record keeping relevant to a security officer
Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry
- The principles of conflict management appropriate to their role
- How to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict Situations.
- How to communicate in emotive situations to de-escalate conflict
- How to develop and use problem solving strategies for resolving conflict.
- Good practice to follow after conflict situations.