SIA Security Guard Training

Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry

SIA Security Guard Training CourseUnder the Private Security Industry Authority Act 2001, all individuals wishing to work in the private security industry must undertake a recognised qualification before applying for a licence.

This accredited qualification has been developed to meet the requirements of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). It is based on the relevant SIA Specifications for Learning and Qualifications and provides the learner with the necessary knowledge and understanding for those who wish to apply for an SIA licence and work as a security guard within the private security industry.

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 or door supervision.

SIA Security Guard Training Price
£125.00 + VAT (£150.00)

Course Dates / Enquiries / Bookings
This course is only delivered to companies and organisations. Please contact us on 0333 344 3994 to discuss your requirements

3 days (28 Guided Learning Hours)

Course Content
The course consist of three units. The units are outlined below:

  • Unit 1 – Working within the Private Security Industry
  • Unit 2 – Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry
  • Unit 3 – Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry

Entry Requirements
The qualification is aimed at learners aged 18 and over due to age restrictions on applying for an SIA licence.

In order to register on to this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:

Language pre-requisite – Security operatives are likely in the course of their work to be required to make calls to the emergency services, or need to communicate clearly to resolve conflict. It is therefore essential that security operatives are able to communicate clearly.

It is Exclusec Training Solutions responsibility to ensure that each learner is sufficiently competent in the use of the English and/or Welsh language. All assessment must be conducted in the medium of English and/or Welsh, as appropriate.

Learners must have sufficient language skills before being put forward for assessment. As a guide, learners should, as a minimum, have language skills equivalent to the following:

  • a B1 level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications
  • an ESOL qualification at (Level 1) on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
  • an ESOL qualification at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 5 awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and taken in Scotland
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English
  • SQA Core Skills in Communication at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 5
  • Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1.

You must also be able to provide personal photographic identification and proof of address – details will be sent to you in your welcome pack.