Working in security is exciting especially when you get to cover some of the most happening events in Britain. If you’re interested in starting a career in event security, keep reading to find out all the details of the process involved.
The most important requirement is the SIA licence. you must complete an SIA training course to get your SIA licence. This is a legal requirement for working in security. To work in event security, you need either a Security Guard or Door supervisor licence. We always recommend starting with a DS licence over SG as it does give you more career options.
Event security officers play a vital role to ensure that any event goes smoothly. That makes your work as a Venue Security Officer absolutely essential. In this role, you need to:
- Familiarise yourself with the assigned location and provide protection and assistance to the attendees
- Be observant and vigilant in order to detect suspicious behaviour at the venue
- Be prepared to deal with emergencies and react accordingly
Both licences cost £190 and are valid for 3 years.
Once you have received your licence, you can start applying for jobs in your local area. Simply download the Get Licensed app available on Apple App Store and Google Play store or use our online jobs board to find security jobs in your area.
We wish you all the best for your future career in event security!
Latest security jobs
|Job role||Location||Pay per hour||Job Details|
|Security Officer||Manchester||£9.50||SO Manchester|
|Security Officer (Nights)||Bristol||£9.90||SO Bristol|
|UTR Static Security Officer||Northumberland||£10.25||UTR Static SO|
|SIA Door Supervisor||London||£12||SIA DS London|
|Female Door Supervisor||London||£13||DS London|
|Security Supervisor||Birmingham||£14||SS Birmingham|
|Night Supervisor||Wales||£14.66||Night Supervisor Wales|
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