Security Officer

Vocational
Blueprint Training Solutions

Course details

Course description

Under 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. The HABC Award for Working as a Security Office within the Private Security Industry (Scotland) at SCQF Level 6 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 necessary skills and knowledge for learners who wish to apply for an SIA licence and work as a security officer within the private security industry. WHAT DOES THIS COURSE COVER Subjects covered include behavioural standards, legislation relevant to the role, search procedures, powers of arrest, recording incidents and crime scene preservation, avoiding conflict, and reducing personal risk, conflict management, reducing risk and communicating effectively. The qualification comprises three mandatory units: - 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 Working within the Private Security Industry This unit will be assessed by a multiple-choice question paper consisting of 72 questions. The examination will last for 110 minutes, and learners will be required to correctly answer 51 of the 72 questions in order to pass. 70% pass mark. Working as a Security Office within the Private Security Industry Assessment of this unit will be by a multiple-choice question paper containing 60 questions. The examination will last for 90 minutes, and learners will be required to correctly answer 42 of the 60 questions in order to pass. 70% pass mark. Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry This unit will be assessed by a multiple-choice question paper containing a minimum of 20 questions. The examination will last for 30 minutes, and learners will be required to correctly answer 14 of the 20 questions to pass. 70% pass mark. Also under new SIA regulations ( from 1st April 2021 ) candidates will be required to complete a classroom assessment to demonstrate full understanding of each module

Provided by

Blueprint Training Solutions

0800 542 1084

Provider website

The Venlaw Building

349 Bath Street

Glasgow

G2 4AA

Funding

ITA funding available

Entry requirements

MUST HAVE A VALID FIRST AID CERTIFICATE BEFORE STARTING TRAINING (THIS CAN BE COMPLETED AS PART OF YOUR TRAINING) No formal qualification is required for this course, but candidates have to be 18+

Course options

Course details

Flexible

4th Jan 2022 to 4th Jan 2023

Cost: £200.00 (ex. VAT)

Venue details

The Venlaw Building

Securigroup, The Venlaw Building, 4th Floor

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Glasgow

G2 4AA

Who to contact

John McGranachan

Operations Manager

john.mcgranachan@blueprint-training.org

07508 880975

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