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Online Award in Working as a Security Guard/ Officer Within the Private Security Industry

SIA Approved 'Get Qualified at Home’ Remote Delivery and e-Assessment - Fortnightly Courses


Training for Security

Summary

Price
£275 inc VAT
Or £45.83/mo. for 6 months... Read more
Study method
Online with live classes
Duration
4 Days, Full-time
Qualification
Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry (RQF)
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Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

In order to work as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry you will need a Security Industry Authority (SIA) Licence.

Qualification

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

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Description

This is a 4-day course that was introduced in March 2020, and is designed to be delivered via online video link to provide you with the qualification required to apply for your SIA Licence in Working as a Security Officer Within the Private Security Industry.

Currently due to Covid-19 we are not permitted to deliver face to face training, however we recently ran a pilot of live video based SIA Approved Level 2, Training Courses alongside the SIA and our Awarding Organisations, delivering Security Guarding and CCTV (PSS).

We have now been given the Green Light to run these courses for a further 6 months, with CCTV (PSS) Courses running every fortnight and the same with Security Guarding on alternating weeks

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone that would like to work as a Security Officer Within the Private Security Industry

Requirements

  • Lap Top/ Tablet or Smartphone
  • Google Chrome
  • Zoom APP for Virtual classroom
  • Level 1 English and above

Career path

There are several areas in the Security Industry that compliment someone with this qualification

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Graham asked:

can you study in your own time or does it have to be four days in a row?

Answer:

It doesn't have to be 4 days in a row but you have to attend all four days to achieve the qualification. We are running courses every fortnight and will also soon be running courses on weekends too so we are flexible. We look forward to assisting you further.

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Jose asked:

If passed this course how to get the SIA badge?

Answer:

Dear Jose, Once you you receive your results on the final day your information will be uploaded to the national database once this has been completed you will be able to apply for your licence. All of this information will be given to you during your course and you will also have access to our administration team to assist you with this.

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Waqas asked:

How will I be assessed after completing the course and what if I am weak in writing English?

Answer:

You will be assessed on the final day and the assessment is multiple choice questions answered electronically on your chosen device, you do not have to write anything all questions are a, b, c or d. if we can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Dave asked:

Is this the course I need to apply for my SIA badge? Thank you.

Answer:

Hi Dave, Once you complete this course you can apply for your SIA Security Guard Badge.

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Phil asked:

Hi just about to book a course just wanted to check that Monday 3rd of August is still available

Answer:

Hi Phil, Yes Monday 3rd August course is still available and we will put you onto that course as soon as we receive your booking.

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Shivadeep asked:

Are the exams taken from home as well or would I have to go to a test centre?

Answer:

Dear Shivadeep, The exams are also taken from the comfort of your own home or office, thank you for your enquiry.

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Phil asked:

Is the course starting the 3rd of August still available

Answer:

Hi Phil, Yes we do have availability on this course.

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Phil asked:

How many exams are there? And do they take place on the last day?

Answer:

Hi Phil, There are 3 multiple choice exams on the 4th day: Working Within the Private Security Industry - 60 minutes Communication Skills & Conflict Management - 30 minutes Working as a Security Officer - 60 minutes If you require any further information please feel free to contact us.

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Phil asked:

What time does the course start and finish

Answer:

Hi Phil, The scheduled times are 0900hrs - 1730hrs

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Phil asked:

Hi I’m not one for interacting with other people do I have to say anything or just listen to the tutors

Answer:

Hi Phil, You do not have to interact with others, but you will be required to answer some questions. Our trainers are well versed in delivering to students with different learning styles and when you book please indicate that to our customer service team and our trainers will be aware as well as keeping it confidential. If you would like to speak with one of the trainers before the course starts we will be able to arrange that.

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Phil asked:

How do I go about booking this course and will it be an live course with a tutor and other students

Answer:

Hi Phil, All you have to do is to book it and we will start sending you all the information you need. It is a live course with 2 x Instructors and other students. We look forward to welcoming you onto our course.

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JACK asked:

Will you receive an sia badge upon completion of this course. If not then what will I receive?

Answer:

Hi Jack, On successful completion of this course you will receive a Level 2 Certificate 'Working as a Security Officer Within the Private Security Industry' and that will permit you to apply separately to the SIA for your Licence or badge as you call it. If you require any further information, please feel free to contact us.

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Phil asked:

When is the next course?

Answer:

Dear Phil, The next Security Guarding Course is as follows: 1st/ 2nd and 8th August - Weekend course 3rd - 6th August - Weekday course 17th - 20th August There are spaces left on both courses. Thank you.

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Naheed asked:

If i have any Postgraduate degree in english language. And completed my listening and speaking level 1 ESOL. Can i do this course?

Answer:

Yes of course you can NAheed. There are no qualifications required for this course all we require is a basic understanding of the English language so that you can understand the instructors.

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KevL asked:

If I purchase this course today, would I be able to start on Monday 20 July? Many thanks.

Answer:

Hi Kevin, we already spoke and we are trying to get u onto Mondays course, which is full at present but stay by your phone, we ar trying our best.

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Ryan asked:

If I missed a live class would it be possible to catch up by watching a recorded version of the class?

Answer:

Dear Sir, That will not be possible. We have to stick to the guided learning hours, therefore you will need to be in attendance for the whole course. The good news is if you cannot commit to all 4 days of one week we can spread the days between courses as long as you are in attendance for every day over the term. We also have weekend courses if that helps as follows: Security Guarding: 1st, 2nd & 8th August 20 CCTV (PSS) 15th, 16th & 22nd August 20

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Miguel asked:

This course is for working as security right?Have the SIA license and work as certain door security supervisor? I paid for it.

Answer:

Good evening, if you intended to book the CCTV Course we cn easily transfer you to that course, please let me know and I will do that for you.

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David asked:

Does this course cover Door Security as apparently if i take the training for Door security this covers most aspects of employment.

Answer:

Dear Sir, This course is for Security Guarding and you will not be permitted to work in a licence venue if you have this licence. Please feel free to speak with one of our customer service managers that will be able to explain the differences in more detail. Thank you for your query.

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Andrew asked:

When would be the next available start date please?

Answer:

The next course is Monday 6th July and then Monday 20th July. Please let me know which one suits you and we will be able to get you set up for the course. Thank you for your enquiry.

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Simon asked:

What kind of SIA badge can you apply for after completing this online course. How soon after completion of the exam will you get a mark?

Answer:

Dear Simon, You can apply for Working as a Security Officer Within the Private Security Industry on completion of the course. Results are immediate because they are electronic.

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Rob asked:

I currently work full time - Monday to Friday and would need to do this course over a weekend? How can that be arranged please?

Answer:

Dear Rob, We have a weekend course on the 5th, 6th & 12th September 2020. Please note your assessments, that take approximately 2 1/2 hours will have to be taken on a week day, you can elect the time but it must be in working hours and that also is carried out online from your home or work also. Please note these courses are filling up very fast so book early to avoid disapointment. thank you.

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Amit sood asked:

I want to SIA door supervisor course, can i finish this in four consecutive saturdays.

Answer:

Dear Amit, The Door Supervision Course is Monday to Friday only at present. We will be arranging some weekend courses but that will be Saturdays and Sundays for 3 weeks.

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Jonathan asked:

Can i book on the 3rf August course? Once passed will it qualify me to obtain my sia badge?

Answer:

Dear Jonathan, Unfortunately the 3rd August course is now full. The next course we have available is 17th - 20th August. Once you take your exams on the final day you will receive your results immediately and once the awarding organisation uploads your details to the national data base you will be eligible to apply for your SIA Licence, which is normally 2 working days after passing the course. We will also support you during the application process if required.

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Anees Ashraf asked:

Hi when i will be able to access the course as i paid for the course and received the login as well but can not see the course

Answer:

Anees, You would have received emails yesterday from our bookings team explaining everything that you need to do, can you confirm if you have received them or not please? You have been enrolled onto our Security Officers Course the first module is Working Within the Private Security Industry which is via Video Assisted e-Learning you should have already received the link. The rest is via a live Video Link to our instructors, you are required to select a date. Please call if you are unsure.

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Anees Ashraf asked:

Hi do you have to sit for specific hours on with your phone or you can access the course at anytime whenever you’re free

Answer:

Hi Anees, The course dates are set for the first 3 days 0900 - 1730 and then on the 4th day its a scheduled exam.

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David asked:

What dates are available on August. Does this cover all front line security?

Answer:

Hi David, The dates available are as follows: 1st, 2nd & 8th August - Weekend Course 3rd - 6th August 17th - 20th August This entitles you to apply for a licence in Working as a Security Office in the Private Security Industry.

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Kyle asked:

Hey there, Does this 4 day course allow me to apply/gain a SIA licence?

Answer:

Dear Kyle, Once you attend this course and pass the assessments you will be eligible to apply to the SIA for your Security Guarding Licence.

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Phil asked:

Hi is there space on the course starting on Monday the 3rd of August?

Answer:

Hi Phil, Yes there is still availability on this course.

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Ivan asked:

Does this course include the licence ?

Answer:

Dear Ivan, The course is what you require in order to apply for your licence from the SIA. This is only the authorised course.

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Jonathan asked:

Have you any spaces left on the 3rd - 6th August - Weekday course?

Answer:

Hi Johnathan, Yes we have a few spaces left on that course.

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David asked:

Myself and my wife are looking to complete a security guard course, can we both take the course at the same time or would we need to do them solo

Answer:

Dear David, You can both take the course at the same time and use the same device i.e laptop, tablet for the course but you will have to take the online exams at different times. The next courses we have are as follows: 1st, 2nd & 8th (weekend course) with the exam on the 11th August 3rd - 6th August 17th - 20th August If you require any further information, please fell free top contact us.

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Andy asked:

Hi I put my question in the wrong course. When are the next dates ? Is this course 3 full days then test. Kindest regards

Answer:

Hi Andy, Yes it is.

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Babs asked:

Can I take this course in 4 days without breaking? And what is the time table for August?

Answer:

Hi Babs, Yes you can the course is 4 days in a row and the final day is only for your exams which are also carried out online. The schedule for August is as follows: 1st/ 2nd & 8th August with the exam on the 11th 3rd - 6th August 17th - 20th August Please let us know which dates suit you and we will do the rest.

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Rob asked:

Will the final exam have unlimited retakes,What time does the day start and end,Do you get breakes and how do you choose the course dates,thanks.

Answer:

We give you all the training and support to pass the online exam, if you are not ready to take the exam we will speak with you confidentially to see if you would like to go ahead with the exam or obtain more support before sitting. You will be required to pay for your resit. 0930hrs and you can expect to be finished by 1730hrs you get a tea break in the morning and afternoon along with a lunch break. Courses run every 2 weeks so when you book we will give you a choice of course dates.

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MB asked:

Can you tell me when the next course is available?

Answer:

Dear MB, The next Security Guarding Course is as follows: 1st/ 2nd and 8th August - Weekend course 3rd - 6th August - Weekday course There are spaces left on both courses. Thank you.

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ryan asked:

Does passing this course enable me to get my SIA license and start work ?

Answer:

Dear Ryan, Once you complete the course and pass the three assessments you will be eligible to apply for your licence through the SIA. Please note the SIA charge £195.00 for your first licence and 50% of that for your second licence. Thank you.

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Phil asked:

Hi when is the next online course

Answer:

Hi Phil, The next courses are as follows: Weekend. 1st, 2nd & 8th August 2020 Weekday. 3rd - 6th August 2020 We still have availability on both courses. Thank you for your query.

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Laney asked:

I’m looking for a course to cover door supervisor in a bar/club is this the right course?

Answer:

Dear Sir, You will need to attend a Door Supervisor Course, we are unable to deliver this full course via video. Thank you for your enquiry.

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Muhammad Chishti asked:

What if i am on universal credit (benefit) and i cant pay by my own , would you be able to claim your fees from the benefit deparyment on my behalf?

Answer:

Dear Mr Chisti, Unfortunately we cannot do that. But Reed offer a payment plan if you are interested in that.

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KevL asked:

Can I get loaded onto your course starting on 20 July please?

Answer:

Hi there yes you can once you book we will put you onto your requested course as we have 4 more spaces available. If you require any further information, please feel free to contact us.

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Zubair asked:

Looking for online course to apply security licence officer

Answer:

Dear Sir, You have come to the right place. What more information can I provide you with other than what is in the description? On successful completion of this course that you take at home, you will be able to apply for your SIA Licence. Thank you.

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Krystian asked:

Whats the difference between this £200+ course compared to the SIA courses on their website from £160? And is the license also £190?

Answer:

This course is more expensive because it is delivered via Video, due to Covid-19 we are not permitted to deliver face to face training, We have been given the Green Light to run these courses for a further 6 months, with CCTV (PSS) Courses running every fortnight and the same with Security Guarding on alternating weeks.

This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.

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