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An SIA Top-Up Training for Security Guards/Officers Upskilling Course in London Kentish Town is for you if you're working as a Security Guard and need to renew your licence on or after 1st October 2021. It's required to stay licensed and keep earning.
Who is SIA Top-Up Security Officer Training for?
Security Officers and Security Guards who are renewing their SIA Licence after 1st October 2021 need to take this course.
Top-Up Training Upskilling Courses in Kentish Town for an SIA Licence include new knowledge. The refresher training for Kentish Town security guards gives you the skills you need to stay confident and proactive working on the frontline.
With Kentish Town Security Guard Top-Up Refresher Training, you'll learn how to control crowds, best practices for post-pandemic security, and specialist skills in recognising and preventing terrorism.
✔️Action Counters Terrorism Course (ACT Course): Bring your certificate of completion for your ACT Course when you go to your SIA Top-Up Training course
✔️Complete the supplied e-learning videos
First Aid requirements for an SIA Security Guard Top-Up Training Course:
Completing this security guard upskilling course needs you to be qualified in Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW), or an equivalent qualification.
If you haven't yet completed an EFAW course, don't worry. You can take it in your booked course package and get qualified that way, all in one refresher course.
Understanding which First Aid qualifications count towards your SIA Licence is very important. Your certificate must be EFAW or higher. Make sure it's also valid for over 12 months as of the start date of your Security Officer Top-Up Training course.
Get a head start on your SIA Security Guard Top-Up Course with a First Aid Refresher
If you're taking an EFAW course during your SIA Top-Up Training, we can help you prepare. Taking a First Aid Refresher Course before your upskilling training day can boost your knowledge ahead of time.
Our First Aid Refresher Courses are easily completed online for free. Be aware that doing so won't give you an EFAW qualification, because you'll get that during your security guard upskilling course. However, you'll still learn useful skills like:
✔️ Taking charge and summoning help
✔️ Priorities in First Aid
✔️ Basic life support and use of AED equipment
✔️ Controlling bleeding
✔️ Burns and scalds
✔️ Record keeping
SIA Top-Up Training for Security Guards and Security Officers takes 1 day in class
Although Kentish Town Security Guard Top-Up Training is mandatory, it doesn't take long to finish your refresher course and move forward with your security guard upskilling qualification.
Unlike Door Supervisor Top-Up Training, your upskilling course only takes 1 day. Besides EFAW training, you'll cover:
✔️ Principles of Terror Threat Awareness in the Private Security Industry
✔️ Principles of Minimising Personal Risk for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry
These are the topics you'll be assessed on by your training instructor. You need a pass rate of about 70% in both of these topics, and you'll show your new skills with practical assessments and by completing a few multiple choice exams.
Overall, your Security Guard Top-Up Training is nothing to worry about. But remember, by taking a day of your time to do it now, you're potentially saving a lot of hassle and possible interruptions to your working life when renewing your SIA Licence later.
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Remember, you can't renew your SIA Licence after October 2021 if you haven't completed your Security Guard Top-Up Training. With 1 day of upskilling and refresher training for security guard work, you can stay in action without delays.
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About the SIA Security Guard Top-Up Upskilling Training Course in Kentish Town
You’ll complete your Kentish Town SIA Top-Up Training in just 1 day of focused learning. Your training instructor will guide you through practical assessments and multiple choice exams, which show how well you've learned your refresher security guard training.
Before you attend your security guard upskilling course, you'll also spend some time completing your Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) e-learning material.
Top-Up Training will also qualify you in Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW). This is now required to work in the UK security sector. You can use our free First Aid Refresher courses to get the basics online. However, you still need to complete EFAW training in person at your Kentish Town Security Guard Top-Up Training to get the EFAW qualification.
How to find your Kentish Town Security Guard Top-Up Training Course
SIA Top-Up Refresher Training in Kentish Town takes place at Unit 6, 45 Holmes Road, Kentish Town, NW5 3AN.
Make sure you take your ID to your security guard upskilling course, and also proof you’ve completed your e-learning. Also be sure to get there on time, as latecomers are almost always turned away at the door.
Get to 45 Holmes Road, Kentish Town by train
The training venue is an easy walk from Kentish Town Train Station. Step off the train here, walk south down Kentish Town Road until you see McDonald’s on your right, then turn and walk along Holmes Road. The venue for your security guard upskilling course is there on the left.
Parking around 45 Holmes Road, Kentish Town
If you’re driving to your Kentish Town Secuity Officer Top-Up Training, park at Just Park Regis Road, Regis Road, London NW5 3EW.
Food recommendations around 45 Holmes Road, Kentish Town
Top-Up Upskilling Training needs plenty of energy, even for a 1-day course. Luckily, Kentish Town is famous for its good food. All your favourite big chain restaurants are nearby, but a lot of the best places to eat are independent businesses too. Creams Cafe on Kentish Town Road has coffee, sandwiches and cakes. If you're in the mood for more international flavours, Pho Ta on Willes Road offers amazing Vietnamese street food.