A Key Response Officer is typically required to attend and check a variety of premises, both residential and commercial, as well as managing the operation of various alarm system control rooms.
To become a Key Response 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 also hold a valid full drivers licence.
Start a successful career as a Key Response Officer by following these steps:
This is the first step to become a Key Response 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 Key Response Officer jobs in your area
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The daily responsibilities of a Key Response Officer can vary slightly depending on the company that you are working for. However, some of the most common responsibilities include;
In summary, Key Response Officers are expected to protect the facilities that are reliant on their company’s alarming systems.
The average salary of a Key Response Officer can vary depending on previous experience and the company that you are working for.
Typically, Key Response Officers can make anywhere between £9.00 to £14.00 hourly.