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 Portsmouth.
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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.
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.
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.
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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Under the Private Security Industry Authority Act 2001, all individuals wishing to work in the private security industry must undertake a recognised qualification before applying for a licence. The Level 2 Award in Door Supervision has been developed to meet the requirements of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). It is based on the relevant SIA Specifications for Learning and Qualifications and provides the necessary skills and knowledge for learners who wish to apply for an SIA licence and work as a Door Supervisor within the private security industry. The qualification comprises 4 mandatory units:
The Door Supervision course enables you to work both as a professional Door Supervisor and a Security Guard.
There are many SIA training courses in Portsmouth for interested individuals, allowing them to obtain the credentials needed to find rewarding and well-paid jobs in this growing industry.
- Door Supervisor Training
- Security Guard Training
- CCTV Training
- Top-up Training for Door Supervisors
- Advanced Physical Interventions and Handcuff
- Emergency First Aid at Work
- APLH - Personal Licence
- Level 3 Physical Interventions
The courses offered focus on different domains within the security sector including door supervision, CCTV, first aid, personal licence, and will give students the necessary understanding to work in a variety of different scenarios. The SIA training in Portsmouth also addresses the different techniques used in day-to-day experiences of those working in security positions.
Portsmouth and its surrounding areas has many job opportunities for SIA trained door supervisors and CCTV personnel. Get Licensed works with its training partners in Portsmouth to provide a range of dates for SIA Door Supervisor and CCTV training. When you book with Get Licensed, your booking includes Training Guarantee which means that your money is safe and in the event of any cancellation or problems with the course, you will be provided another course or your money back.
SIA Licence is valid nationwide, so if you qualify for SIA License in Portsmouth, you will be eligible to work anywhere in the UK in the security industry.
Contact Get Licensed’s SIA Training in Portsmouth today at the address:
Inn Lodge, Burrfields Rd , Portsmouth , PO3 5HH
Tel: 0207 078 7259
Read more information on SIA course time and price.
- Retail Security Guard (Qualification of Door Supervisor or Security Guard)
- Door Supevisor (Qualification of Door Supervisor and First Aid)
- Security Supevisor (Qualification of Security Guard First Aid and CCTV)
- Head Door Supevisor (Qualification of Door Supervisor Head Door Supervisor, CCTV, First Aid Physical Intervention Handcuff Training)
Harry Ken (July 2016)
Good course, top trainer. Passed the first time and got my badge in 3 weeks!
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