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We can help you get the right training and licence and start a rewarding career as a Security Officer, Door Supervisor, CCTV Operator or Bodyguard.

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The training and licence you need depend on the career path you want to go on. Compare all licences or select a career to filter the right training.

  • Door Supervisor
  • Patrol Officer
  • Security Officer
  • CCTV Operator
  • Retail Security
  • Nightclub/Doorman
  • Revenue Protection
  • Static Security Guard
  • Control Room Officer
  • Security Concierge
  • Bodyguard
  • VIP Security

Earning potential

Career options

Training duration

Training fee

SIA licence fee

Time to recover costs

Door Supervisor

£10 - 14 per hour
£24 - 40k per annum

Retail, Events, Offices, Licensed premises, Static guarding, Manned guarding - covers all Security Guarding roles

6 days

from £199

£190

6 days

Security Guarding

£10 - 14 per hour
£24 - 40k per annum

Static guarding, Manned guarding, Key-holding, Retail

4 days

from £180

£190

5 days

CCTV

£10 - 12 per hour
£24 - 32k per annum

CCTV operator, Control room, Public space surveillance

3 days

from £180

£190

5 days

Close Protection

£50 - 100 per hour
£40k - 60k per annum

Bodyguard, VIP security, Maritime, Asset protection, International assignments

14 days

from £1,200

£190

4 days

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