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Get Licensed celebrates its 14th anniversary

Dear All, Yesterday, Get Licensed celebrated its 14th Anniversary. The journey hasn’t been easy. It takes courage, passion, boldness and perseverance. We started small, but today we are amongst the leaders in our sector and have helped over 300,000 people and reached over 14,000 reviews on TrustPilot.  As Get Licensed celebrates its 14th Anniversary, let’s […]

Can I Still Apply Or Renew SIA Licence During COVID-19?

While the UK is gripped in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak with businesses closing and members of the public being advised to socially isolate to prevent further infection from occurring, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) have confirmed that SIA licence applications will still be processed. So, how exactly will this work? Are SIA […]

Are Door Supervisors ‘Key Workers’ During COVID-19?

As part of the Government’s plan to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) schools across the country will remain open for the children of key workers. But who exactly is classed as a key worker, and how will this affect Door Supervisors and those who work in the security industry? What are key workers? […]

SIA Launch #SIAHeroes To Recognise Heroes Of The Security Industry

Whether you are a Door Supervisor, Close Protection Officer or a CCTV Operative, anyone that works in the security industry and actively works to protect the public is a hero to us. And it seems that Get Licensed are not the only ones to recognise licence holders’ heroic abilities, as the SIA launch the #SIAHeroes […]

What Equipment Is A Door Supervisor Allowed To Carry?

When it comes to equipment and the tools of the trade of the security industry, A Door Supervisor will need more than just their SIA licence to efficiently do their job. From the trademark hi-vis vests worn by a many Security Operative across the country, to the armband holder that holds in it the very […]

New UK Law Will See Public Venues Protected From Terrorism

With the threat of terrorism always at the forefront of public’s consciousness, being safe from the threat of danger is always a concern for UK citizens. After the events of the Manchester terrorist attack in 2017 in which twenty-two people died when a radical Islamist detonated a bomb at an Ariana Grande concert, the mother of […]

The Security Guide To The Coronavirus And How To Prevent It

Working in the security sector as a Door Supervisor or Security Guard will mean that you will meet and come across many different people, and while precautions should always be taken when coming in to contact with members of the public, it is more vital than ever before that security professionals are equipped with the skills and […]

Newly Licensed Door Supervisor Who Dreams Of Opening Own Business

Meet Friat (pronounced Freddie) a recenctly licensed Door Supervisor working in the bustling area of Waterloo in London. Friat has been in security for only two months but has big ambitions of opening up his own security company one day. Being newly licenced, Friat is still pretty new to the industry and wants to gain […]

How To Spot A Fake SIA Licence Card

Knowing how to spot a fake SIA Licence can be the difference between working with a professional and working with a counterfeit. Having attention to detail in spotting a fake is not only looking out for underage drinkers, but also colleagues working alongside you who could be using a fraudulent licence and putting the public at risk. […]

How To Become A Security Training Provider

In the UK, the security sector is a six billion turnover industry with over 400,000 licensed security operatives currently working all over the country, but with more people choosing to work in this growing industry than ever before, who will train and prepare the newest batch of Door Supervisors and CCTV Operatives as they protect […]