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Security Guard Training Course Description

Security Guard training Book your Security Guard training with Get Licensed and you'll join the UK's largest team of security graduates. Since 2006, thousands of our customers have completed our Security Guard Training and gone on to secure a well paid job as a security guard. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for a Security Guard SIA Licence. It is a legal requirement to hold a valid SIA Licence before commencing work in the UK security industry.

The Security Guard course itself runs over 4 days and is divided into 3 units: Working in the Private Security Industry, Working as a Security Guard and Conflict Management. On the final day of the course there will be 3 multiple choice exams (one for each unit) designed to test your knowledge of the content taught during the course.

We know that examinations can be stressful for some candidates but don't worry. Your experienced instructor will teach you everything you need to know for the examination during the Security Guard training course so you'll feel confident and well prepared when it's time to sit the exams.

*** We strongly recommend to all our customers who are considering the Security Guard Training course that they consider the Door Supervisor Training Course instead. Qualified Door Supervisors can legally work in all of the same roles as Security Guards. In addition, they can also work in licensed premises such as bars, clubs, events and festivals which Security Guards may not be able to work in if alcohol is being served. A Door Supervisor qualification will enable candidates to perform a far wider variety of roles and will greatly increase their chances of finding employment.

At Get Licensed you'll find Security Guard Training in London and in over 70 locations across the UK. Book today to secure your place and take the first step toward an exciting new career.


Security Guard Course Details


Course from £89.99 to £150
Price includes exam fee


(Fri - Sun) Weekend
(Mon - Wed) Weekend


Course Timings
8:30am – 7:30pm


Minimum Age requirement is 18


The course is assessed by (3) multiple choice exams.


Results are available with in 10 working days of the exam 99% PASS RATE

Security Guard Training - Course Dates

Location Date Online Price On the Day Price Book Now
Belfast £230 £250
Birmingham £165 £185
Bournemouth £230 £250
Brighton £230 £250
Bristol £230 £250
Cardiff £230 £250
Chelmsford £175 £200
Edinburgh £250 £270
Glasgow £250 £270
Isle of Wight-Newport £250 £270
Leeds £185 £200
Liverpool £200 £250
London-Central £165 £185
London-Croydon £165 £185
London-East Ham £165 £185
London-Enfield £165 £185
London-Hayes and Southall £165 £185
London-Ilford and Chadwell £165 £185
London-Lewisham £165 £185
London-Mile End £165 £185
London-Wood Green £165 £185
Manchester £150 £165
Milton Keynes £185 £200
Newcastle Upon Tyne £200 £250
Norwich £230 £250
Nottingham £230 £250
Peterborough £230 £250
Plymouth £230 £250
Portsmouth £230 £250
Reading £185 £200
Sheffield £200 £250
Security Guard Training Ratings & Reviews
Average Rating: (5/5) - Total Reviews: 9

Scottie3091 February 21, 2013


Stmatthew August 16, 2012
Booked my course with get licensed then I read qype and got a bit scared of the comments and thought my money was gone. None of that happened and I just got my results. Special thanks to Tom for the enjoyable 3 days of training.

pakman July 14, 2012
I signed up for Security Guard training (which I upgraded to Door Supervisor without a problem during the training session) and CCTV Operator. Both courses were very comprehensive and informative and both Instructors were very knowledgeable, organised and entertaining. I had an amazing time, it felt like taking a vacation and now I have two SIA licenses to show for it. I am definitely signing up for the Certified Security Professional course. As I think it will advance my career in Security.

Banni2012 July 13, 2012
I have recently attended the three day Security Guard Training course in Manchester through 'Get Licensed'. The well structured course was presented clearly and professionally.  The course trainer I had was down to earth, and had a lot of experience and knowledge about what he was teaching, which made the course alot easier, especially when your in a classroom for hours on end staring at powerpoint. I will definately be using Get Licensed in the future, many thanks.

leecohen88 July 12, 2012
The get licensed course i took at first was the security guarding but when i got to the day i changed because i felt there were more jobs out there if i did the door supervisor course ( you can do security guarding as well ). it was 45 pound to change which i didnt think was bad. the course trainer we had was a guy called Chris who was proper down to earth, had a lot of experience and knew his stuff which made the days so easy going so by the time the exams came there was no worries. i would say to any on book your SIA courses with get licensed. ILL BE USING THEM AGAIN IN THE FUTURE *****

StephenD July 09, 2012
I have recently attended the three day Security Guard Training course in Bristol through 'Get Licensed'. The well structured course was presented clearly and professionally by the tutor and I would recommend Get Licensed to anyone considering Security training in the future.

Vegabeebee May 11, 2012
Initially when I first started the course, I was a little worried that it meant boring lectures.
However, it turned out to be very educational sessions. Our lecturer appeared to be a very experienced, funny and patient man. His lecturing materials had made the course easier to digest. I would be very surprised if anyone could failed their exams after paying attention to his lectures.
I was doing a Security Guard Course then but now I'm looking forward to my Close Protection Course which shall award me a Certified Security Professionals status.
I shall always recommend Get Licensed to anyone.

JiThree May 04, 2012
It was a very informative course, I was surprised by how much I learned. The instructor was friendly and funny, while still giving the feel of a security officer of his qualifications. He inspired me to continue my training further than I had initally intended. I upgraded from Security Guard to Door Supervisor, and plan to take First Aid next. I had expected a long and boring course, but while long, it was surprisingly fun and was over sooner than I realized.

jeryespar... December 06, 2010
I attended the security guard training in Get Licensed (Southall, London). The trainer was excellent with his training techniques, knowledge and humor which made everyone feel comfortable.
I particularly enjoyed the physical intervention practical session. Price of the course was also very reasonable all in all Get Licensed is a very professional company who offer a good service.

Security Guard Training Centres

Townsend Enterprise Park, 28 Townsend Street, Belfast BT13 2ES

Suite No: 111-116, Sheldon Chambers, 2235/2243 Coventry Road, Sheldon, Birmingham. B26 3NW.

Carlton East Cliff Court Hotels, East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, BH1 3DN

The Kings Hotel, 139-141 Kings Rd, Brighton, BN1 2NA,

Java Nightclub and Cocktail Bar 9 Park St, Bristol, Avon, BS1 5NF

The Sandringham Hotel, 21 St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1PL

Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Ln, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ

Novotel Edinburgh Centre, 80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9DE

500 Argyle St, Glasgow, G3 8RR

Innovation Centre, St Cross Business Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5WB

Malmarc House, 116 Dewsbury Road, Leeds, LS11 6XD

Jurys Inn, 31 Keel Wharf, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4FN

London College of Scholars, 114-115 Tottenham Court Road, Midford Pl, London, W1T 5AH

Acts House, 30 Union Road, Croydon, CR0 2XU

College of East London Ltd. 36-40 Copperfield Rd, London, E3 4RR

Cypriot Community Centre, Earlham Grove, London. N22 5HJ

Basement of Lala Restaurant, 2-4 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, W6 9DX

SIRM, 3rd Floor, New Enterprise House, 149 - 151 High Road, Chadwell Heath, Romford, RM6 6PJ.

All Saints Community Centre, New Cross Gate, Monson Road, London, SE14 5DJ

College of East London Ltd. 36-40 Copperfield Rd, London, E3 4RR

Cypriot Community Centre, Earlham Grove, London. N22 5HJ

Evolution Training, 1 Chancel Place, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WB

Hilton Hotel - Timbold Drive, Kents Hill Park, Milton Keynes, MK7 6HL

Thistle Newcastle City Centre, Neville Street, The County, NE1 5DF

Lansdowne Hotel. 116 Thorpe Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1RU

Walkabout, 15-17 Friar Ln, Nottingham, NG1 6DA

The Newark Hotel, 239-241 Eastfield Rd, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 4BH

The Invita Hotel, 11/12 Osborne Place, Lockyer Street, The Hoe, Plymouth, PL1 2PU

Portsmouth Hilton Hotel, Eastern Road, PO6 1UN

Holiday Inn Reading South, 500 Basingstoke Rd, Reading, RG2 0SL

Jurys Inn, 119 Eyre St, Sheffield S1 4QW