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Whether you are looking to train as a Security guard, Door Supervisor or a CCTV Operative finding the best SIA training courses in Bristol is the first step on the way to your new career.

Choosing the right SIA training course for you will depend on the roles you are wanting to work in but we know that making the decision isn’t always easy. If you aren’t sure which SIA course is right for you this video will give you an overview of licenses and roles within the security industry to help you find the right SIA course in Bristol.


Select from the options to find your perfect SIA course in Bristol.

As well as an SIA licence, to work within the security industry, you will need the relevant training. What training you need depends on what role within the security industry you wish to work in.

Door Supervisor and Security Guard Training Course

The Door Supervisor Training Course is required to obtain a SIA Door Supervisor Licence. This allows you to work in the private security industry as a Door Supervisor or Security Guard. Door Supervisors usually work at licenced premises but can work in a wide variety of roles including static guarding, manned guarding and key holding positions.

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CCTV Training Course

The CCTV course is a legal requirement to obtain the CCTV Licence which enables you to work as a CCTV operator. CCTV Operators usually work in a control room which is connected to a wide array of camera footage and are responsible for monitoring and observing behaviour and suspect activity.

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Close Protection Training Course

Obtaining a Close Protection qualification is the first step towards obtaining an SIA Licence to work as a Close Protection Officer. The Close Protection training course covers a broad range of skills, from threat assessment, operational planning and reconnaissance, to vehicle techniques, search procedures and close protection teamwork, and is the first step into becoming a Close Protection Officer.

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Dog Handler Training Course

The NASDU (Level 2) dog handler course covers the basic skills and knowledge required to work as a general purpose Security Dog Handler.

The Door Supervisor Licence is the most versatile licence in the industry as it allows you to work as a Door Supervisor but also as a Security Guard in a retail environment.

On the Door Supervisor training course, you will learn a variety of skills, including conflict management and how to defuse a potential high-risk situation. You will also go over how to search members of the public, to what to look for when profiling a member of the public.

Passing the Door Supervisor course allows you to apply for a SIA licence to get you working in the security Industry.

You will learn how to work as a Door Supervisor and a Security Guard and uphold security procedures and regulations on the Door Supervisor Training Course.

One of the great things about working in the security sector, is the possibility to build upon your existing skills and acquire much sought-after opportunities. Most people that start out within the security industry might find themselves working as a Door Supervisor or a Retail security guard, however, CCTV operating is highly flexible and can open even more doors.

AS A CCTV Operator you will be performing a variety of tasks, most notably watching and studying live images sent from closed-circuit television cameras to spot and prevent crimes, accidents and incidents.

You will learn how to operate a CCTV camera and how to spot potential criminal and suspicious behaviour on the CCTV Training Course.

Acting as a Close Protection operative means you will provide physical protection to a client shielding them from potential harm and getting them to safety as quickly as possible. A principal could be anyone from a VIP, celebrity or even someone with a high net worth like a business person.

There are various forms of common threat which a Close Protection Operative include: violence, hostile confrontation and acts of terrorism.
You will learn how to be a Close Protection Operative and how to protect a client in a potential hazardous section on the Close Protection Training Course.

 

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1. What can you learn?

There is a huge choice of SIA training in Bristol for people looking to gain employment within the industry. These SIA courses in Bristol equip the candidate who attends them to provide a broad range of security services, giving a full overview of the basic principles and finer points of security provision. These courses cover such a broad syllabus that no-one can doubt that the accreditation given has been well and truly deserved and reflects that the individual who has gained it displays an understanding of all the tricky dilemmas surrounding their chosen field of employment.

Check out the following best SIA training in Bristol available for interested individuals:
- Door Supervisor Training: prepares candidates for a rewarding and challenging career as a SIA Door Supervisor. The SIA Door Supervisor course runs over 4 days and is divided into 4 units: Working in the Private Security Industry, Working as a Door Supervisor, Conflict Management and Physical Intervention. On the final day of the course there will be 3 multiple choice exams and a practical assessment of the physical intervention skills taught on the course.
- Security Guard Training: Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for a Security Guard SIA Licence. It is a legal requirement to hold a valid SIA Licence before commencing work in the UK security industry. The Security Guard course itself runs over 4 days and is divided into 3 units: Working in the Private Security Industry, Working as a Security Guard and Conflict Management. On the final day of the course there will be 3 multiple choice exams (one for each unit) designed to test your knowledge of the content taught during the course.
- Advanced PI and Handcuff: This SIA training is a mandatory requirement for all Door Supervisors. If your Door Supervision qualification was obtained prior to October 2010 you will need this 1 day top up training to renew your SIA Licence.

At the end of the SIA courses in Bristol, the graduate steps into an industry where work is rarely hard to come by. When you take into account the number of pubs, clubs, arenas, shopping centres and other areas with mass appeal that attract a vast crowd, and then take into account that each of these require coverage by at least a few members of security staff, the potential for employment for a security professional is easy to pre-judge from this.

2. Why choose Get-Licensed’s SIA training in Bristol?

Bristol is the largest centre of culture, employment and education in the region, therefore the demand for security jobs in Bristol is very high. After SIA training in Bristol with Get-Licensed, you can get the license and apply for the well-paid security job in Bristol.

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Future Inns, Cabot Circus, Bond St South, Bristol, BS1 3EN

Tel: 0207 078 7259
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3. Available Security Jobs in Bristol

- Retail Security Guard (Qualification of Door Supervisor or Security Guard)
- Door Supevisor (Qualification of Door Supervisor and First Aid)
- Head Door Supevisor (Qualification of Door Supervisor Head Door Supervisor CCTV, First Aid Physical Intervention Handcuff Training)

4. More about Bristol

Bristol is the largest centre of culture, employment and education in the region. In more recent years the economy has depended on the creative media, electronics and aerospace industries, and the city centre docks have been regenerated as a centre of heritage and culture.
A £500 million shopping centre called Cabot Circus opened in 2008 amidst claims from developers and politicians that Bristol would become one of England's top ten retail destinations. Bristol was selected as one of the world's top ten cities in 2009 by international travel publishers Dorling Kindersley.

Bristol is one of the South’s foremost cities and home to a brilliantly esoteric music scene and a growing reputation for sport. The incredibly wide choice of places in the city where you can go to enjoy yourself is a natural boost to the local economy and to the industries concerned. 

The inevitable exploitation of Bristol’s crowded centre by opportunists means that there will be a requirement for security professionals to protect people, cash and private property in a public setting. There are numerous opportunities for security professionals wherever there are individuals keen to endanger the security of others.

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