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To work as a SIA Door Supervisor or SIA Security Guard in the UK you will need to have an SIA licence issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

One of the requirements of the SIA licence is that you hold a recognised qualification, and theLevel 2 Award in Door Supervision is the requirement for the SIA Licence.

The SIA Door Supervisor course is run over four days and has 32.5 hours of tuition with 2.5 hours of exams. The exams consist of four multiple choice papers with pass marks of 70% and a physical intervention assessment.

NOTE: If you work as a Door Supervisor without an SIA licence you are liable to a fine and/or prison time. For more information on SIA licensing or the SIA Door Supervisor course please call us for details. 

 
New entrants to the security industry and those who are returning to it having previously worked prior to the introduction of SIA licensing in 2004. WIll need to undertake the SIA training to be able to apply for the SIA licence

The SIA recognised Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors will enable you to apply to the SIA for a Door Supervisor licence, and by obtaining this SIA licence you will increase your employment opportunities.

Although the course syllabus will provide you with the basic knowledge needed to pass the exams, our instructors will also demonstrate to you the real life practicalities of being a SIA Door Supervisor or SIA Security Guard, so that when you eventually start work you will feel much more confident in your new role.

You can book the course online (Click here to Book Online) or by calling us on 0845 838 7074.
Yes, you can pay using your credit card or debit card on the internet, and over the phone, however we do not accept card payments at the venue.
Yes, you may pay on the day in cash, however you will not be entitled for the Online Discount.
Yes, the course is £20 cheaper if you book and pay online atleast 4 weeks in advance.
Results are mostly (95% of the time) published on our website after 14 working days of exam date. We aim to notify you the same day your training provider forwards the results to us.  We will also send you a SMS to inform you when your results are available.
Certficates are dispachted 4 - 6 weeks after successful course completion via Royal Mail. We aim to post your certificate within 2 days after receiving it from your training provider. We will send you an email once we have dispatched your certificate. If you opted for Secured Delivery, your certificate will be posted with a service requiring your signature.
No, you do not need your certificate to apply for SIA Licence.
You can apply for SIA Licence as soon as you have your result.
Yes, you may work as a security guard if you hold a Door Supervisor licence, however will not be allowed to work as a Door Supervisor if you hold a security guard licence.

This makes the Door Supervisor course more valuable.
 
Tesco/Asda and now most shopping centres are licenced premises reducing the possibility of working at different sites.
E-Learning is madatory and must be completed before the course by logging on to http://e.get-licensed.co.uk.
It is an awarding organisation requirement to do identity check for all security related qualifications, therefore candidates who are attending Licence linked course are requested to provide the following upon arrival;

Two passport size photos

Original passport of any nationality or UK photo drivers licence

Two forms of address proof (originals)

Please see the joining instructions as a range of other documents can be accepted.
A link to our handbook is provided in the booking email. You can also purchase the handbook if you would like a paper copy.
Your training provider will depend on your location and the particular course you have booked. You can find out who your training provider is when booking the course or viewing the joining instructions after booking.

When you book and pay, we hold your funds securely, until after your course date. The provider of the class(es) will receive your payment directly from us 1 week after this date. This protects both us and you from providers who might set up pretending to provide classes that don't exist and so keep us both safe from fraud.

 
You are booking with the provider of the courses or class that you want to attend, not with Get Licensed. Get Licensed Marketplace is simply the booking platform - we provide the technology and the payment processing that allows you to book online, but the provider of the course or class is who you are booking with. They are responsible for the delivery of the class, not Get Licensed, and your contract is with the provider of the class, not Get Licensed.
Since all bookings are taken using Get Licensed secure booking and payment system, the name that will appear on your statement will be Get Licensed/EFS, rather than that of the provider of the class.
Once you have booked and paid, we will send you the provider's details so that you can make contact if you need to. We will also send the provider your contact details so that they can talk to you if there is subsequently a problem. We do not release your contact details or those of the provider until after your booking is confirmed to protect buyers and seller and protect the integrity of the Marketplace
If you completed the booking process and did not receive any error messages along the way, then this means that it is possible that your email confirmation has become stuck in spam or junk mail filters. Please check your junk mail folders for the email. If you still cannot find the email, then please contact us using the green support tab on our homepage in order to receive another copy of your booking confirmation.

You need to take this up with the provider of the class, not with Get Licensed. Get Licensed's role is to provide you with access to a wide range of options for classes, and to make it easy to book them online, we cannot arbitrate between attendees and providers disagreements about class content.

When you buy a class using Get Licensed Marketplace, you do so on the basis of the information supplied by the provider at the time of booking, so any queries or disputes need to be raised with the provider directly. The information provided about classes and providers is created by the provider, not by Get Licensed and by booking using this platform, you acknowledge this.

Yes. Both the Door Supervisor and CCTV courses listed by Get Licensed are SIA approved.

No. Get licensed is NOT a training provider. Get Licensed is a free booking service that helps you find affordable quality courses

Booking your courses directly from the training provider is more expensive than booking through Get Licensed.

You can contact get licensed by phone, email and chat. Our chat service is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week

To send us an email or access the live chat feature, simply click the green support tab or chat icon on our homepage. If you prefer to speak to someone via telephone, you can reach us on 0207 078 7259

In the unlikely event of your course being cancelled, you will be offered a full refund

The results of your course are released within 10-14 business days from the last day of your course.

Should you fail your course, you will have the option to retake the failed module at a later date.

Pass Plus is a bolt on insurance bundle which entitles you to unlimited retakes at no extra cost. Pass Plus can be added on to any SIA course ensuring you peace of mind during your course.

With Pass Plus

Maximum Allowed Retakes  - £29 (one off fee)

Without Pass Plus

Retake          - £45 per retake

You can apply for your SIA license as soon as you receive your results. For more information on how to apply for your license, please visit http://www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk/Pages/licensing-applying.aspx

The SIA license is only valid in the UK. You will not be able to use the SIA license for work in any other country

The need for quality training of Closed Circuit Television (Public Space Surveillance) Operatives has long been recognised. Too often a highly sophisticated system has been carefully planned, expertly installed and commissioned with little or no thought given to the training of those people responsible for its use. This three-day course is designed to assist companies in the provision of basic job training that meets the SIA requirements for licensing. Delegates will gain an in-depth understanding of the current legislation pertinent to their work and invaluable knowledge relating to the purpose and principles of CCTV surveillance systems.

This course is appropriate to new entrants to the industry; people transferring from other security functions, as well as those, whose job includes some elements of Closed Circuit Television (Public Space Surveillance), and existing security staff requiring a qualification in order to apply for an SIA licence.

On completion of this course, candidates will have achieved the required level of knowledge and understanding in the areas listed.
You can book the course online (Click here to Book Online) or by calling us on 0845 838 7074.
Yes you can pay using your credit card or debit card on the internet, and over the phone, however we do not accept card payments at the venue.
If you fail the CCTV exam, you may resit for the exam at an extra cost of £45.
Certficates are dispachted 4 - 6 weeks after successful course completion via Royal Mail. We aim to post your certificate within 2 days after receiving it from your training provider. We will send you an email once we have dispatched your certificate. If you opted for Secured Delivery, your certificate will be posted with a service requiring your signature.

 

Certficates are dispachted 4 - 6 weeks after successful course completion via Royal Mail. We aim to post your certificate within 2 days after receiving it from your training provider. We will send you an email once we have dispatched your certificate. If you opted for Secured Delivery, your certificate will be posted with a service requiring your signature.

 

No, you do not need your certificate to apply for SIA Licence.
You can apply for SIA Licence as soon as you have your result.
Yes, this course involves hands-on experience working with CCTV systems.
We aim to notify you the same day your training provider forwards us your result. You can check your result ONLINE from our website by entering your email adress and post code. However If you cannot see your result, please call us on 0845-838-7074

If your name is spelt incorrectly on your certificate, please contact us and we will forward your query to your training provider. You would be required to send the certificate back along with a copy of your ID. Name changes can take between 3-4 weeks to be resolved once you have sent the certificate with an appropriate form of ID i.e driving licence or passport

A new certificate can be ordered at an extra cost of £25. If you opted for Secured Delivery, a new certificate will be provided free or charge. Please note it may take between 3-4 weeks for a new certificate to be processed.
E-Learning is mandatory and must be completed before the course by logging on to http://e.get-licensed.co.uk.
It is an awarding organisation requirement to do identity check for all security related qualifications, therefore candidates who are attending Licence linked course are requested to provide the following upon arrival;

Two passport size photos

Original passport of any nationality or UK photo drivers licence

Two forms of address proof (originals)

Please see the joining instructions as a range of other documents can be accepted.
If you have completed your Door Supervisor or Security Guard training after August 2010 and have the new QCF qualfication, you will be exempt from the Unit 1 - Working in the Private Security Industry unit.
A link to our handbook is provided in the booking email. You can also purchase the handbook if you would like a paper copy.
 
Your training provider will depend on your location and the particular course you've booked. You can view the training provider details when booking the course via our course finder or by viewing the joining instructions once you have booked the course. 
When you book and pay, we hold your funds securely, until after your course date. The provider of the class(es) will receive your payment directly from us 1 week after this date. This protects both us and you from providers who might set up pretending to provide classes that don't exist and so keep us both safe from fraud.
You are booking with the provider of the courses or class that want to attend, not with Get Licensed. Get Licensed Marketplace is simply the booking platform - we provide the technology and the payment processing that allows you to book online, but the provider of the course or class is who you are booking with. They are responsible for the delivery of the class, not Get Licensed, and your contract is with the provider of the class, not Get Licensed.
Since all bookings are taken using Get Licensed secure booking and payment system, the name that will appear on your statement will be Get Licensed/EFS, rather than that of the provider of the class.
Once you have booked and paid, we will send you the provider's details so that you can make contact if you need to. We will also send the provider your contact details so that they can talk to you if there is subsequently a problem. We do not release your contact details or those of the provider until after your booking is confirmed to protect buyers and seller and protect the integrity of the Marketplace
If you completed the booking process and did not receive any error messages along the way, then this means that it is possible that your email confirmation has become stuck in spam or junk mail filters. Please check your junk mail folders for the email. If you still cannot find the email, then please contact us at using the green support tab on our homepage in order to be sent another copy of your booking confirmation.
You need to take this up with the provider of the class, not with Get Licensed. Get Licensed's role is to provide you with access to as wide a range of options for classes as possible, and to make it easy to book them online, but we cannot arbitrate between attendees and providers over disagreements about class content.

When you buy a class using Get Licensed Marketplace, you do so on the basis of the information supplied by the provider at the time of booking, so any queries or disputes need to be raised with the provider directly. The information provided about classes and providers is created by the provider, not by Get Licensed and by booking using this platform, you acknowledge this.

Yes. Both the Door Supervisor and CCTV courses listed by Get Licensed are SIA approved.

No. Get licensed is NOT a training provider. Get Licensed is a free booking service that helps you find affordable quality courses

Booking your courses directly from the training provider is more expensive than booking through Get Licensed. 

You can contact get licensed by phone, email and chat. Our chat service is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week

To send us an email or access the live chat feature, simply click the green support tab or chat icon on our homepage. If you prefer to speak to someone via telephone, you can reach us on 0207 078 7259

In the unlikely event of your course being cancelled, you will be offered a full refund

The results of your course are released within 5-6 business days from the last day of your course.

Should you fail your course, you will have the option to retake the failed module at a later date.

Pass Plus is a bolt on insurance bundle which entitles you to retakes at no extra cost. Pass Plus can be added on to any SIA course ensuring you peace of mind during your course.

 

With Pass Plus

Maximum Allowed Retakes  - £29 (one off fee)

 

Without Pass Plus

Retake          - £45 per retake

You can apply for your SIA license as soon as you receive your results. For more information on how to apply for your license, please visit http://www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk/Pages/licensing-applying.aspx

The SIA license is only valid in the UK. You will not be able to use the SIA license for work in any other country

Basic first aid training course runs for 6 hours.

You will learn how to deal with First Aid situations, giving CPR, dealing with shock, bleeding etc.

No, this course is not a legal requirement, but its essential to safe life.

The Basic First Aid course is an interactive course where learners are assessed on the course. There are no exams for this course. Certificates will be given once the tutor is satisfied with each students ability to successfully demonstrate his/her knowledge of First Aid Training

Yes, this course is very good for people working as Doormen or Security Guards as they are more exposed to work place accidents.
The normal cost of the course is £120, but you can get a £20 discount if you pay online.
Get Licensed is not a training provider itself. We connect candidates to the best training providers across the UK.
As we use a number of trainining providers depending on your location and training course, information regarding your training provider is only available after you book the course.
Get Licensed only outsources training to quality training providers. However if you are not satisfied with the service provided by your training provider please contact us and we will investigate the matter.
From September 2007, all teachers, tutors, trainers, lecturers or instructors are required to hold a professional certificate. (as per the new reforms to initial teacher training introduced in England) From that day on, all new teachers in the learning and skills sector (all post-16 education including FE, adult and community learning, work based learning and offender education) in England are required to take qualifications which form part of the Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) framework and pilot Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF), and gain licensed practitioner status – QTLS/ATLS. Teachers in a ‘full’ teaching role have five years in which to meet these requirements.
All teachers in the lifelong learning sector who deliver LSC-funded training and qualifications, and who teach in contexts such as: FE colleges; specialist colleges; work-based learning (WBL); Learning and Skills Council (LSC) funded voluntary and community based learning; and armed forces learning.
PTLLS is the acronym for the Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector. It is both an introductory course and professional qualification which gives a threshold status to teach. It is a mandatory qualification for all new teachers who teach publicly funded provision. It has been designed to develop and accredit the breadth of knowledge and skills required by teachers to develop and manage the learning process.

It is a one unit award comprising five ‘sections’. The award has a credit value of 6 credits on the QCF. It forms the first unit/module of all 120 credit diploma qualifications and the 24 credit CTLLS programme; it can therefore be offered as an integrated unit/module or as a discrete award.

If taken as a stand-alone qualification, it can receive accreditation of prior learning (APL) within 7304 CTLLS, 7305 DTLLS, and the level 5 subject specialist diplomas for literacy, ESOL and numeracy (120 credits).
This is an intensive course for anyone who works or wants to work as
• Teachers/Trainers/Tutors in the Lifelong Learning Sector and Adult/Community Education
• Trainers of personnel in commerce, industry, public and voluntary sectors or HM forces
• Technician and Support Staff in Further and Adult Education
• Part-time teachers in Further and Adult Education
Basically, there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but candidates must be considering a subject for delivery and be aiming to achieve / or have achieved a qualification and experience for their subject/skill at the appropriate level. However, candidates will be expected to
• be aged 21 or over
• have a qualification or experience in the subject they want to teach (only if you want to take the CTLLS/DTLLS)
• have at least a Level 2 of Literacy and Numeracy (only if you want to take the CTLLS/DTLLS)
• be competent in written and spoken English
• be prepared to do up to three hours self-study every day of the course
• enjoy the idea of studying as a part of a group of people from different subject areas and backgrounds
• have enough passion, patience and persistence to clear it all off in a single shot
• attend a College interview and complete a written assessment test
It is a demanding course, and trainees must commit a lot of time and effort to it.
The course will last for 4 full days. The sessions will start at 10 a.m. and finish by 5 p.m. So, it will be a purely intensive course.
The topics in the course are:
• Section 1: Understand own role, responsibilities and boundaries of role in relation to teaching
• Section 2: Understand appropriate teaching and learning approaches in the specialist area
• Section 3: Demonstrate session planning skills
• Section 4: Understand how to deliver inclusive sessions which motivate learners
• Section 5: Understand the use of different assessment methods and the need for record keeping
Yes. By the end of the 4th day, you should have completed both your assignments on this course.
No, it is not a mandatory requirement that you should be a teacher. However, if you are a teacher, trainer, tutor or instructor it is an added benefit.
There is no real opportunity for APL with this course. We have a lot of people who have trained for years and need a recognised qualification. It is far easier because of the assignments and the whole course getting over in just 2 weeks time over just 4 days.
Yes, it is a mandatory requirement of the course. You must do it.
You can do it on any subject that you wish. You can make life a lot easier for yourself by doing something that you may have already prepared and deliver regularly. It can simply be anything – say Maths, Indian head massage, Adobe Photoshop, security, first-aid, English as a foreign language... Anything means anything that can be taught!!!
This qualification is centre assessed using different types of assessment, including supervision of micro-teaching, written assignments, reports, coursework and a journal of teaching and discussion. You will be assessed through a series of written and practical tasks.
The assessment is criterion referenced, based on the achievement of specified criteria. Each of the units contains contextualised pass criteria for unit assessment in each case. So, students are expected to maintain a satisfactory record of attendance, punctuality and professional conduct throughout the course.
Candidates are required to undertake a minimum of 30 minutes micro-teaching (delivery of a teaching session to peers in a learning setting) or teaching practice. This time falls into candidates’ non-contact hours within the programme. Full guidance is provided in the qualification handbook.
The minimum 30 minutes micro-teach / teaching practice delivery must be observed by the tutor/observer, who must give feedback and complete an observation report provided in the appendices of the qualification handbook. Observations should last for a minimum of 15 minutes for each session.
For micro-teaching observation, feedback must be given by the candidate’s peer group. There must be a minimum of three peer evaluations per candidate per micro-teaching session.
Candidates are encouraged to compile a teaching practice portfolio during their programme of study. The portfolio should be a concise log of micro-teaching / teaching practice undertaken and should include their log of 30 minutes micro-teaching / teaching practice and evidence relating to their learners/peers, session planning, delivery and evaluation. It will include observations of their teaching by the course team and their peers (for micro-teaching only) for at least 30 minutes of their teaching in total (minimum of 15 minutes each session). The teaching practice portfolio is not a mandatory requirement of the PTLLS Award, but is deemed good practice.
Candidates should write a reflective learning journal from the commencement of the programme. They are permitted to use their own journal format during the course or use the pro forma provided in the appendices of the qualification handbook. Candidates must complete a journal entry after each assessment task (e.g. task1, task 2, task 3, etc) completed for the theory and practical assessments and/or each session attended throughout the PTLLS programme.
It includes registration with the awarding body, tuition fee, assessment and certification. Once you have been accepted by the college, the full payment is required to be paid in order to secure a place.
PTLLS is aimed at those who have industry experience and seek to change or improve career prospects by entering the teaching profession, particularly in the lifelong learning sector. It is also suitable for those who instruct in the hospitality, arts, security and leisure environment, such as fitness and martial arts instructors. The PTLLS confers a THRESHOLD LICENSE TO TEACH in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Successful trainees have made a successful lifetime career in teaching with the help of this course.
Progression courses from the 7303 scheme are the:
7304 Scheme - Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS). This qualification is appropriate for those in an Associate Teacher Role or who are involved in work based learning training, assessment and support;
7305 Scheme – Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS). This is appropriate for those in a Full Teacher Role. All teachers in the full role must complete this requirement within 5 years.
Candidates may carry forward the 6 credits achieved through the PTLLS Award into both CTLLS and DTLLS, as it forms a mandatory introductory unit for both qualifications.
We have tried to give you all the details in our package. Yet, if you want more of it, you can visit any of these websites...
www.cityandguilds.com
www.lluk.org
www.standardsverificationuk.org/
www.ifl.ac.uk
www.ukstandards.org
The Get Licensed’s unique, world-leading style of distance learning enables you to learn in your own time, at home or wherever you choose – reading, watching or listening to material supplied, doing course activities and assignments with regular support from your tutor.
 
 
You’ll enjoy full support throughout your studies, with a tutor (or study adviser depending on the teaching arrangements for the course you choose) to guide, advise and offer comprehensive feedback on your coursework. Your tutor can be contacted by phone or online, and will lead group tutorials and seminars.
Live Virtual Class is comparable to our traditional in - class training without the need for expensive travel. With the latest in collaborative technology, top instructors, cutting-edge curriculum, and hands-on labs, we offer an exciting combination of traditional content and interactive learning. You will remotely join a training event using our cutting edge technology and be a part of a class.
 
  • Same expert instructors as our classroom training
  • Same content - enhanced for online delivery
  • Save time and money by avoiding expensive travel
  • Efficient training for coworkers across multiple locations
  • Classes available both day and night
  • Train at home, office, or anywhere you have an Internet connection
  • Lab access for full duration of class
  • 100% Student Satisfaction Program
DIstance learning is self paced and you do not have to attend any sessions, you can use the study materials provided and complete this course at your own pace. Live Virtual Classroom is like attending a training event but instead of traveling you take part from your home, office or anywhere else in a live classroom where you can interact with your tutor and other students.
 
Get Licensed is not a training provider itself. We connect candidates to the best training providers across the UK.
As we use a number of trainining providers depending on your location and training course, information regarding your training provider is only available after you book the course.
Get Licensed only outsources training to quality training providers. However if you are not satisfied with the service provided by your training provider please contact us and we will investigate the matter.

To work as a SIA Close Protection Operative (CPO) or Bodyguard (BG) in the UK you will need to have an SIA licence issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

One of the requirements of the SIA licence is that you hold a recognised qualification, and the Level 3 Close Protection Operative meets the requirement for the SIA Licence.

The SIA Close Protection course is run over fourteen days and has 140 hours of tuition and 1.5 hours of exams. The exams consist of one multiple-choice paper.

A Close Protection licence is required when guarding one or more individuals against assault or against injuries that might be suffered in consequence of the unlawful conduct of others. This applies if your services are supplied for the purposes of or in connection with any contract to a consumer.

NOTE: If you work as a Close Protection Operative, Door Supervisor or Security Officer without an SIA licence you are liable up to a fine of £5000 and/or up to 6 months in prison. For more information on SIA licensing or the SIA Door Supervisors course please call us for details.

We run the Close Protection Operative course in London and Manchester.

New entrants to the security industry and those who are returning to it having previously worked prior to the introduction of SIA licensing in 2004. Everyone will need to undertake the SIA training to be able to apply for the SIA licence.

Exemptions may apply if appropriate qualifications from a recognised Awarding Body were obtained less than three years ago. Please call us for full details.
The SIA recognised Level 3 Close Protection Operatives will enable you to apply to the SIA for a Door Supervisor licence, and by obtaining this SIA licence you will increase your employment opportunities.

You can work as a Close Protection Operative, Door Supervisor or Security Officer.

Although the course syllabus will provide you with the basic knowledge needed to pass the exams, our instructors will also demonstrate to you the real life practicalities of being a SIA Close Protection Operative, SIA Door Supervisor or SIA Security Guard, so that when you eventually start work you will feel much more confident in your new role.
14 Days Close Protection
17 Days Close Protection  + First Aid at Work
You can pay a deposit to secure your place. The remainder of the fee will be required before the course is due to commence. 

Close Protection Operatives or Bodyguards can make anywhere between £20 - £40 an hour depending on the contract. Some CPO's working in war zones can make upto £500 per day.

Get Licensed only outsources training to quality training providers. However if you are not satisfied with the service provided by your training provider please contact us and we will investigate the matter.

Anyone working as a First Aider must attend this course.

FAW course runs for 3 days.

Employers have an obligation under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and Approved Code of Practice (ACOP L74, Second Edition) to make adequate and appropriate first aid provision for their workforce.

It is recommended that someone is able to undertake first aid duties at all times when people are at work.

Your First Aid at Work certificate is valid for 3 years, after which you will have to attend a refresher course.

Employers are required to carry out an assessment of first aid needs. This involves consideration of:

  • Hazards and risks in your workplace
  • The number of employees
  • Accident history
  • Distribution of the workforce
  • Employees who are lone workers or need to travel as part of their role
  • Annual leave – we recommend you appoint an additional first aider to cover absences

 The HSE has proposed the table of risk shown below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health & Safety Executive recommendations on First Aiders in the workplace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Category of risk

Numbers employed at

Suggested number of first aid

 

 

Any locations

Personnel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Low Hazard

Less than 25

At least 1 Appointed person

 

eg offices, shops

25-50

At least 1 first aider trained in EFAW

 

libraries

More than 50

At least 1 first aider trained in FAWfor every 100 employed (or part thereof) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Higher Hazard eg light engineering and assembly work, food processing, warehousing extensive work with dangerous machinery or sharp instruments, construction, chemical manufacture or work involving special hazards* such as hydrofluoric acid or confined spaces

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fewer than 5

Appointed Person** - At least one

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5-50

At least 1 first aider trained in EFAW or FAW depending on the type of injuries that might occur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More than 50

At least 1 first aider trained in FAW for every 50 employed (or part thereof)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Additional training may be needed for first aiders to deal with injuries resulting from special hazards

 

 

 

 

** Where first aiders are shown to be unnecessary, these is still a possibility of an accident or sudden illness, so you should consider providing qualified first aiders

 

*** The type of injuries that might arise in working with those hazards identified, will influence whether

 

After completing a final written and practical assessment successful candidates receive an HSE approved certificate valid for three years.

This course is legally compliant with the current Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981. Upon successful completion of this three day course, first aiders receive certification to allow them to practise for three years after which a re-qualification course becomes necessary. It is strongly recommended that you update your skills by taking an annual refresher.

A replacement certificate can be issued for £20.

The First Aid at Work course is a comprehensive three day course that covers everything you need to know to be the official first aider in your company. It is especially useful for companies that are in high risk sectors or have many employees.

The Emergency First Aider at Work is a one day courser that is better suited to low risk environments and companies with few staff.

The Personal Licence award is a nationally recognised qualification designed for anyone authorising the retail sale of alcohol in licensed premises including


* Pubs
* Bars
* Hotels
* Restaurants
* Off Licences
* Supermarkets
* Convenience stores
* Sports & Social Clubs
* Entertainment establishments
* Nightclubs
* Leisure parks
* Casinos
* Any other venues where alcohol is sold

40 multiple-choice questions test at the end of the course.

Results are given within 10-14 working days for paper based exam. We aim to inform you the same day your training provider forwards us your result.
Get Licensed offers nationwide NCPLH/APLH training at the cost of £119, which includes all training materials and examination cost.
After passing your PLH course, you will have to contact your local council to apply for your licence. A Personal Licence application at present costs £37.00. You will also need to pay for a criminal records check. If you do this online via Disclosure Scotland it will cost £22.00
All personal licences issued after the 1st of April 2015 run indefinitely unless cancelled, forfeited or surrendered. 
Classroom courses are held at our centres in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds followed by an exam, for the convenience of our attendees they also have an option to complete the e-learning and attend the exam only in any city near them.
If you have selected an exam only location it is mandatory for you to complete the e-learning. Details of this can be found in the joining instructions email sent once booked.
As we use a number of trainining providers depending on your location and training course, information regarding your training provider is available at time of booking or by viewing the joining instructions once booked.
When you book and pay, we hold your funds securely, until after your course date. The provider of the class(es) will receive your payment directly from us 1 week after this date. This protects both us and you from providers who might set up pretending to provide classes that don't exist and so keep us both safe from fraud.
You are booking with the provider of the courses or class that want to attend, not with Get Licensed. Get Licensed Marketplace is simply the booking platform - we provide the technology and the payment processing that allows you to book online, but the provider of the course or class is who you are booking with. They are responsible for the delivery of the class, not Get Licensed, and your contract is with the provider of the class, not Get Licensed
Since all bookings are taken using Get Licensed secure booking and payment system, the name that will appear on your statement will be Get Licensed/EFS, rather than that of the provider of the class.
Once you have booked and paid, we will send you the provider's details so that you can make contact if you need to. We will also send the provider your contact details so that they can talk to you if there is subsequently a problem. We do not release your contact details or those of the provider until after your booking is confirmed to protect buyers and seller and protect the integrity of the Marketplace
If you completed the booking process and did not receive any error messages along the way, then this means that it is possible that your email confirmation has become stuck in spam or junk mail filters. Please check your junk mail folders for the email. If you still cannot find the email, then please contact us at using the green support tab on our homepage in order to be sent another copy of your booking confirmation.
You need to take this up with the provider of the class, not with Get Licensed. Get Licensed's role is to provide you with access to as wide a range of options for classes as possible, and to make it easy to book them online, but we cannot arbitrate between attendees and providers over disagreements about class content.

When you buy a class using Get Licensed Marketplace, you do so on the basis of the information supplied by the provider at the time of booking, so any queries or disputes need to be raised with the provider directly. The information provided about classes and providers is created by the provider, not by Get Licensed and by booking using this platform, you acknowledge this.
From September 2007, all teachers, tutors, trainers, lecturers or instructors are required to hold a professional certificate. (as per the new reforms to initial teacher training introduced in England) From that day on, all new teachers in the learning and skills sector (all post-16 education including FE, adult and community learning, work based learning and offender education) in England are required to take qualifications which form part of the Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) framework and pilot Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF), and gain licensed practitioner status – QTLS/ATLS. Teachers in a ‘full’ teaching role have five years in which to meet these requirements.
All teachers in the lifelong learning sector who deliver LSC-funded training and qualifications, and who teach in contexts such as: FE colleges; specialist colleges; work-based learning (WBL); Learning and Skills Council (LSC) funded voluntary and community based learning; and armed forces learning.
 
PTLLS is the acronym for the Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector. It is both an introductory course and professional qualification which gives a threshold status to teach. It is a mandatory qualification for all new teachers who teach publicly funded provision. It has been designed to develop and accredit the breadth of knowledge and skills required by teachers to develop and manage the learning process.

It is a one unit award comprising five ‘sections’. The award has a credit value of 6 credits on the QCF. It forms the first unit/module of all 120 credit diploma qualifications and the 24 credit CTLLS programme; it can therefore be offered as an integrated unit/module or as a discrete award.

If taken as a stand-alone qualification, it can receive accreditation of prior learning (APL) within 7304 CTLLS, 7305 DTLLS, and the level 5 subject specialist diplomas for literacy, ESOL and numeracy (120 credits).
This is an intensive course for anyone who works or wants to work as
• Teachers/Trainers/Tutors in the Lifelong Learning Sector and Adult/Community Education
• Trainers of personnel in commerce, industry, public and voluntary sectors or HM forces
• Technician and Support Staff in Further and Adult Education
• Part-time teachers in Further and Adult Education
Basically, there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but candidates must be considering a subject for delivery and be aiming to achieve / or have achieved a qualification and experience for their subject/skill at the appropriate level. However, candidates will be expected to

• be aged 21 or over
• have a qualification or experience in the subject they want to teach (only if you want to take the CTLLS/DTLLS)
• have at least a Level 2 of Literacy and Numeracy (only if you want to take the CTLLS/DTLLS)
• be competent in written and spoken English
• be prepared to do up to three hours self-study every day of the course
• enjoy the idea of studying as a part of a group of people from different subject areas and backgrounds
• have enough passion, patience and persistence to clear it all off in a single shot
• attend a College interview and complete a written assessment test
It is a demanding course, and trainees must commit a lot of time and effort to it.
The course will last for 4 full days, or you may choose the distance learning option where you can access tutor support remotely and use our VLE (Virtual Learning) to complete all theory assignments. You will be required to come in for one full day for your practical and microteach session.
 
The topics in the course are:

• Section 1: Understand own role, responsibilities and boundaries of role in relation to teaching
• Section 2: Understand appropriate teaching and learning approaches in the specialist area
• Section 3: Demonstrate session planning skills
• Section 4: Understand how to deliver inclusive sessions which motivate learners
• Section 5: Understand the use of different assessment methods and the need for record keeping
You may complete the course at your own pace, our distance learning candidates complete the course from 4 days to 1 year.
No, it is not a mandatory requirement that you should be a teacher. However, if you are a teacher, trainer, tutor or instructor it is an added benefit.
There is no real opportunity for APL with this course. We have a lot of people who have trained for years and need a recognised qualification. It is far easier because of the assignments and the whole course getting over in just 2 weeks time over just 4 days.
Yes, it is a mandatory requirement of the course. You must do it.
You can do it on any subject that you wish. You can make life a lot easier for yourself by doing something that you may have already prepared and deliver regularly. It can simply be anything – say Maths, Indian head massage, Adobe Photoshop, security, first-aid, English as a foreign language... Anything means anything that can be taught!!!
This qualification is centre assessed using different types of assessment, including supervision of micro-teaching, written assignments, reports, coursework and a journal of teaching and discussion. You will be assessed through a series of written and practical tasks.

The assessment is criterion referenced, based on the achievement of specified criteria. Each of the units contains contextualised pass criteria for unit assessment in each case. So, students are expected to maintain a satisfactory record of attendance, punctuality and professional conduct throughout the course.
Candidates are required to undertake a minimum of 30 minutes micro-teaching (delivery of a teaching session to peers in a learning setting) or teaching practice. This time falls into candidates’ non-contact hours within the programme. Full guidance is provided in the qualification handbook.
The minimum 30 minutes micro-teach / teaching practice delivery must be observed by the tutor/observer, who must give feedback and complete an observation report provided in the appendices of the qualification handbook. Observations should last for a minimum of 15 minutes for each session.
For micro-teaching observation, feedback must be given by the candidate’s peer group. There must be a minimum of three peer evaluations per candidate per micro-teaching session.
Candidates are encouraged to compile a teaching practice portfolio during their programme of study. The portfolio should be a concise log of micro-teaching / teaching practice undertaken and should include their log of 30 minutes micro-teaching / teaching practice and evidence relating to their learners/peers, session planning, delivery and evaluation. It will include observations of their teaching by the course team and their peers (for micro-teaching only) for at least 30 minutes of their teaching in total (minimum of 15 minutes each session). The teaching practice portfolio is not a mandatory requirement of the PTLLS Award, but is deemed good practice.
Candidates should write a reflective learning journal from the commencement of the programme. They are permitted to use their own journal format during the course or use the pro forma provided in the appendices of the qualification handbook. Candidates must complete a journal entry after each assessment task (e.g. task1, task 2, task 3, etc) completed for the theory and practical assessments and/or each session attended throughout the PTLLS programme.
It includes registration with the awarding body, tuition fee, assessment and certification. The full payment is required to be paid in order to secure a place.
 
PTLLS is aimed at those who have industry experience and seek to change or improve career prospects by entering the teaching profession, particularly in the lifelong learning sector. It is also suitable for those who instruct in the hospitality, arts, security and leisure environment, such as fitness and martial arts instructors. The PTLLS confers a THRESHOLD LICENSE TO TEACH in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Successful trainees have made a successful lifetime career in teaching with the help of this course.
 
Progression courses from the 7303 scheme are the:
7304 Scheme - Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS). This qualification is appropriate for those in an Associate Teacher Role or who are involved in work based learning training, assessment and support;

7305 Scheme – Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS). This is appropriate for those in a Full Teacher Role. All teachers in the full role must complete this requirement within 5 years.
Candidates may carry forward the 6 credits achieved through the PTLLS Award into both CTLLS and DTLLS, as it forms a mandatory introductory unit for both qualifications.
Yes, you may work as a security guard if you hold a Security guard licence, however will not be allowed to work as a Door Supervisor if you hold a security guard licence.

This makes Door Supervisor course more valuable.

Tesco/Asda and now most shopping centres are licenced premises reducing the possibility of working at different sites.

To work as a SIA Door Supervisor or SIA Security Guard in the UK you will need to have an SIA licence issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

One of the requirements of the SIA licence is that you hold a recognised qualification, and the Level 2 Award in Security Guarding is the requirement for the SIA Licence.

The SIA Security Guarding course is run over three days and has 22 hours of tuition with 2 hours of exams. The exams consist of three multiple choice papers with pass marks of 70% and a physical intervention assessment.

NOTE: If you work as a Security Guard under contract with a security company without an SIA licence you are liable to a fine and/or prison time. For more information on SIA licensing or the SIA Security Guard course please call us for details.
New entrants to the security industry and those who are returning to it having previously worked prior to the introduction of SIA licensing in 2004. WIll need to undertake the SIA training to be able to apply for the SIA licence

The SIA recognised Level 2 Award for Security Guarding  will enable you to apply to the SIA for a Door Supervisor licence, and by obtaining this SIA licence you will increase your employment opportunities.

Although the course syllabus will provide you with the basic knowledge needed to pass the exams, our instructors will also demonstrate to you the real life practicalities of being a SIA Security Guard, so that when you eventually start work you will feel much more confident in your new role.

You can book the course online (Click here to Book Online) or by calling us on 0845 838 7074.
 
Yes you can pay using your credit card or debit card on the internet, and over the phone, however we do not accept card payments at the venue.
Yes, you may pay on the day in cash, however you will not be entitled for the Online Discount.
Yes, the course is £20 cheaper if you book and pay online atleast 4 weeks in advance.
Results are mostly (95% of the time) published on our website after 14 working days of exam date. We aim to notify you the same day your training provider forwards the results to us.  We will also send you an SMS to inform you when your results are available.
Certficates are dispachted 4 - 6 weeks after successful course completion via Royal Mail. We aim to post your certificate within 2 days after receiving it from your training provider. We will send you an email once we have dispatched your certificate. If you opted for Secured Delivery, your certificate will be posted with a service requiring your signature.
No, you do not need your certificate to apply for SIA Licence. You can apply for SIA Licence as soon as you have your result.
E-Learning is madatory and must be completed before the course by logging on to http://e.get-licensed.co.uk.
 
It is an awarding organisation requirement to do identity check for all security related qualifications, therefore candidates who are attending Licence linked course are requested to provide the following upon arrival;

Two passport size photos

Original passport of any nationality or UK photo drivers licence

Two forms of address proof (originals)

Please see the joining instructions as a range of other documents can be accepted.
A link to our handbook is provided in the booking email. You can also purchase the handbook if you would like a paper copy.
 

 

Your training provider will depend on your location and the particular course you've booked. You can find the training provider information when booking the course either via our course finder or by viewing the joining instructions once booked.
When you book and pay, we hold your funds securely, until after your course date. The provider of the class(es) will receive your payment directly from us 1 week after this date. This protects both us and you from providers who might set up pretending to provide classes that don't exist and so keep us both safe from fraud.
You are booking with the provider of the courses or class that want to attend, not with Get Licensed. Get Licensed Marketplace is simply the booking platform - we provide the technology and the payment processing that allows you to book online, but the provider of the course or class is who you are booking with. They are responsible for the delivery of the class, not Get Licensed, and your contract is with the provider of the class, not Get Licensed.
Since all bookings are taken using Get Licensed secure booking and payment system, the name that will appear on your statement will be Get Licensed/EFS, rather than that of the provider of the class.
Once you have booked and paid, we will send you the provider's details so that you can make contact if you need to. We will also send the provider your contact details so that they can talk to you if there is subsequently a problem. We do not release your contact details or those of the provider until after your booking is confirmed to protect buyers and seller and protect the integrity of the Marketplace
If you completed the booking process and did not receive any error messages along the way, then this means that it is possible that your email confirmation has become stuck in spam or junk mail filters. Please check your junk mail folders for the email. If you still cannot find the email, then please contact us at using the green support tab on our homepage in order to be sent another copy of your booking confirmation.
You need to take this up with the provider of the class, not with Get Licensed. Get Licensed's role is to provide you with access to as wide a range of options for classes as possible, and to make it easy to book them online, but we cannot arbitrate between attendees and providers over disagreements about class content.

When you buy a class using Get Licensed Marketplace, you do so on the basis of the information supplied by the provider at the time of booking, so any queries or disputes need to be raised with the provider directly. The information provided about classes and providers is created by the provider, not by Get Licensed and by booking using this platform, you acknowledge this.

The Basic Handcuff training course runs for 5 hours

No, this course is not a legal requirement, but it will enhance your qualifications within the security sector

The Basic Handcuff course is an interactive course where learners are assessed on the course. There are no exams for this course. Certificates will be given once the tutor is satisfied with each students ability to successfully demonstrate his/her knowledge of handcuff training.

Yes, this course is very good for anyone working as Doormen or Security Guards. The Basic Handcuff course teaches you the skills on how to successfully and safely apprehend someone.

The cost of the course ranges between £120 - £140. There are always monthly discounts availble for all Handcuff courses. Please feel free to contact Get Licensed for more information on any discounts.

Booking your courses directly from the training provider is more expensive than booking through Get Licensed.

By booking your course through Get Licensed and opting for the *Pass Plus bolt-on, you'll have the option to transfer your booking to a different date.

In the unlikely event of your course being cancelled, you will be offered a full refund

Yes. Both the Door Supervisor, Upskilling and CCTV courses listed by Get Licensed are SIA approved.

No. Get licensed is NOT a training provider. Get Licensed is a free booking service that helps you find affordable quality courses

Booking your courses directly from the training provider is more expensive than booking through Get Licensed.

You can contact get licensed by phone, email and chat. Our chat service is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week

To send us an email or access the live chat feature, simply click the green support tab or chat icon on our homepage. If you prefer to speak to someone via telephone, you can reach us on 0207 078 7259

If you purchased a Flexi course and informed us that you are unable to join before the course started, we will able to book you on any other date of your choice. If you purchased a Saver course, you would be required to pay a £90 rescheduling fee to book onto another course.

In the unlikely event of your course being cancelled, you will be offered a full refund

The results of your course are released within 10-14 business days from the last day of your course.

Should you fail your course, you will have the option to retake the failed module at a later date.

Pass Plus is a bolt on insurance bundle which entitles you to unlimited retakes at no extra cost. Pass Plus can be added on to any SIA course ensuring you peace of mind during your course.

With Pass Plus

Maximum Allowed Retakes  - £29 (one off fee)

Without Pass Plus

Retake          - £45 per retake

You can apply for your SIA license as soon as you receive your results. For more information on how to apply for your license, please visit http://www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk/Pages/licensing-applying.aspx