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Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry (RQF)

Classroom based course with study materials, tutor support and final exam included.


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£175 inc VAT
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Duration
3 Days, Part-time
Certification
Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry (QCF)
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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The Management Centre
Gate 4, Pitsford Road
NORTHAMPTON
Northamptonshire
NN37QL
United Kingdom

Overview

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.

Certification

Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry (QCF)

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Description

The HABC Level 2 Award in Security Guarding 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 learner with the necessary knowledge and understanding for those who wish to apply for an SIA licence and work as a security guard within the private security industry.

The qualification comprises 3 mandatory units:

  • Unit 1 - Working in the Private Security Industry
  • Unit 2 - Working as a Security Officer
  • Unit 3 - Conflict Management for the Private Security Industry

This qualification can enable the learner to progress onto the NVQ in Providing Security Services or undertake further learning in other areas of the private security industry such as CCTV Operations or Door Supervision.

Assessment

Unit 1 - Working in the Private Security Industry

  • 40-question multiple-choice examination paper.
  • Successful candidates must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40
  • Examination duration – 1 hour.
  • Guided learning hours for this unit are 10 hours.

Unit 2 - Working as a Security Officer

  • 40-question multiple-choice examination paper.
  • Successful candidates must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40
  • Examination duration – 1 hour
  • Guided learning hours for this unit are 8 hours.

Unit 3 - Conflict Management for the Private Security Industry

  • 20-question multiple-choice examination paper.
  • Successful candidates must achieve a score of at least 14 out of 20
  • Examination duration – 30 minutes
  • Guided learning hours for this unit are 8 hours.

This qualification is suitable for learners over the age of 18. It is delivered over 3 days with a large amount of pre-course reading and written tasks to complete. Full details will be sent out to you.

Open courses are inclusive of tuition, examination fees and course handbooks. Free follow up support will also be available from your tutor.

Requirements

To register for this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:

This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 18 and over.

Security operatives are likely, during their work, to be required to make calls to the emergency services, and communicate clearly to resolve conflict. It is therefore essential that security operatives can communicate clearly.

Each learner must be sufficiently competent in the use of the English language. All assessment must be conducted in the medium of English, as appropriate.

Career path

On successful completion of the course you can then apply for a SIA licence.

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Ali asked:

Would I able to retake the test if I fail on my first try without paying the course Fee Again?

Answer:

Yes we offer a free re-sit if you should need it.

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Ben Ikem asked:

Is it possible to study this course at home and then come for a day refresher tutorial and exam? Regards.

Answer:

No sorry, that is not possible.

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JESUS KAYUMBA asked:

Good morning, conditions highlighted to attend this cse, foreigner obviously foreigners can not speak English in the same way as a local citizen.

Answer:

The SIA stipulate the following Language pre-requisite; Security operatives are likely, to be required to make calls to the emergency services, and communicate clearly to resolve conflict. It is therefore essential that security operatives can communicate clearly. All assessment must be conducted in English. We must ensure that learners have sufficient reading, writing, speaking and listening language skills.

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