Static Security Officer

A Static Security Officer is typically required to manage an assigned location. For example, you could be required to guard a specific hallway, ensuring that no unauthorised personnel are present.

Wage rate hourly

£8.50
£10.50
Starter
Experienced

Typical hours

20 to 48 hours a week usually includes weekends

Requirements

Door Supervisor Licence or Security Guard Licence

Total cost

Between £350 and £440 including your licence fee

How to become a Static Security Officer

To become a Static 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 4 day course, as well as pass all 3 of the multiple-choice exams and practical assessments. The SIA Door Supervisor Licence starts at £159.99 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 have your own vehicle 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.

Become a Static Security Officer

Start a successful career as a Static Security Officer by following these steps:


1
STEP ONE
Book your Door Supervisor course or Security Guard Course

This is the first step to become a Static Security Officer

2
STEP TWO
Pass the course

Can consist of multiple choice exams and includes a physical assessment.

3
STEP THREE
Apply for your SIA Licence

You can apply for your licence through the postoffice after passing the course

4
STEP FOUR
Apply for jobs in your area

Once you have your licence, you can start applying for Static Security Officer jobs in your area


COURSE PRICE FROM

£159.99

LICENCE FEE

£190

VALID FOR

3 years

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Typical job description and responsibilities

The daily responsibilities of a Static Security Officer can vary slightly depending on the company that you are working for. However, some of the most common responsibilities include:

  • Conducting regular area patrols
  • Completing security documentation
  • Supervising and controlling access to your assigned location
  • Communicating clearly with staff at all levels of the organisation

 

In summary, Static Security Officers are expected to keep their assigned location safe and secure.

How much does a Static Security Officer actually earn

The average salary of a Static Security Officer can vary depending on previous experience, qualifications and the company that you are working for. 


Typically, Static Security Officers can make anywhere between £8.50 to £10.50 hourly.

Which personality traits suit this career the most

  • Detail Orientated
  • Alert
  • Dedicated
  • Trustworthy
  • Communication Skills
  • Strategic Thinking

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