A Distribution Security Officer is typically required to create a safe working environment, free from crime and safety-related concerns for colleagues and visitors, as well as acting as a primary point of contact for all customers.
To become a Distribution Security Officer, you must first obtain an SIA Door Supervisor Licence or Security Guard Licence.
To get an SIA Door Supervisor Licence, you will need to successfully attend the 6 day course, as well as pass all of the multiple-choice exams and practical assessments. The SIA Door Supervisor Licence training starts at £249.99 and has a licence fee of £190.00, which is valid for three years.
To get an SIA Security Guard Licence, you will need to successfully attend the 3 day course, as well as pass all 3 of the multiple-choice exams. The SIA Security Guard Licence starts at £159.99 and has a licence fee of £190.00, which is valid for three years.
Depending on the company that you are working for, most employers will require that you hold a valid full drivers licence, and suggest that having a CCTV Licence could be an advantage.
To get an SIA CCTV Licence, you will need to successfully attend the 3 day course, as well as pass 2 multiple-choice exams and practical assessments. The SIA CCTV Licence starts at £179.99 and has a licence fee of £190.00, which is valid for three years.
Start a successful career as a Distribution Security Officer by following these steps:
This is the first step to become a Distribution Security Officer
Can consist of multiple choice exams and includes a physical assessment.
You can apply for your licence through the postoffice after passing the course
Once you have your licence, you can start applying for Distribution Security Officer jobs in your area
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The daily responsibilities of a Distribution Security Officer can vary slightly depending on the company that you are working for. However, some of the most common responsibilities include;
In summary, Distribution Security Officers are expected to act as a point of customer service, as well as keep their assigned site safe by protecting all assets, staff and customers.
The average salary of a Distribution Security Officers can vary depending on previous experience, qualifications and the company that you are working for.
Typically, Distribution Security Officers can make anywhere between £8.50 to £12.00 hourly.