We help people book training courses with approved providers and help them find work.


To make our world a safer place.


To make the security industry more efficient by building tools for workers to get qualified and for employers to hire the right people for every job.

Our Story

Since 2007, more than 400,000 people have used our training & staffing platform to book training courses and that number's growing fast. We're interested in the way people find work in the security industry, so we use our curiosity and ambition to create software that helps workers get training and companies to hire the right people.

What we do

Get Licensed is a training & staffing platform.

We help people book training courses with approved providers and help them find work.

Our tools and technology help instructors get bookings and deliver compliant courses, and employers efficiently screen and hire licensed workers.

Since our inception, we have helped over 400,000 people launch their careers and are consistently rated five stars on Trustpilot.

Together we make the security industry safer.

Our Guiding Principles

Core Values

What do these core values mean you and why are they important?


Use your empathy

Put yourself in other people’s shoes and treat them how you’d like to be treated.


Empower people

Lend a helping hand, share your knowledge, and make everyone feel valued.


Be agile

Embrace change. Have a proactive mindset and be a problem solver.


Deliver Quality

Keep your standard high, work efficiently, and aim to do your best, every time.


Be Committed

Always finish what you start and give it your all.


Remain curious

Ask questions, continually learn, and striving for better

Our Brand

'Get Working' promises that we’ll make it easier and quicker for..
To get the accreditation, tools and contacts they need to get working
To find and vet the best talent and stay on top of regulations
Training Partners
To get more bookings, run their courses efficiently, grow their profits through additional services and stay on top of regulations.
To ensure their guidelines are being received and implemented effectively while simultaneously growing the security industry

Our Leadership Team

Meet the team that makes it happen.

Simon Guild
Nick Herbert
Board Advisor
Shahzad Ali
Nick Kelly
Madiha Adil
Head of Special Projects
Shahab Ali
Head of Product
Anar Bakrania
Operations Manager
Mehwish Omar
Customer Service Manager


We've helped over 400,000 people get licensed and find work. Our network of training partners offer virtual and in-person classes in over 85 locations, including all major UK cities and towns. Course dates are flexible and we're consistently rated 5-star on Trustpilot.

Book Training


We help security employers find SIA licensed staff for both permanent jobs and temporary shifts. Using the GuardPass app, security workers can find job and shift opportunities in their area.

Post Job

Driven by people + technology

We believe in the power of tech to empower people, and we make it happen.

The GuardPass App

Your go-to app for online learning, mock exams and job search in security.

GuardPass for Employers

The complete solution for training and hiring, purpose-built for security employers

Every candidate is SIA licence checked

Video intros to aid in better hiring

Fastest way to hire security workers

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The Partner App by Get Licensed

Course management on-the-go for training partners listing courses on Get Licensed

The Personal Licence App

Get your Personal Licence the easy way with the Personal Licence App

Charity & Community

We want to make a positive impact in our community by supporting incredible charities. We are all in this together. Do the right thing.

Beam is a wonderful platform that provides occupational training for homeless people through crowdfunding.

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Kiva is crowdfunding charity which provides loans for the underserved. Through Kiva Get Licensed has helped towards over 900 loans across the world.

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The Loop is a not for profit Community Interest Company established in 2013 which provides community and event based drug checking and associated harm reduction services.

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Here to help

We are open 6am to 7pm on weekdays and 8am to 5pm on weekends. If you need help outside these hours, visit our help page to find answers to the most commonly asked questions.

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