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Security Guard

CPD Certified | Free PDF Certificate + Free COVID-19 Course | Free Retake Exam | Lifetime Access

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Study method
Online, self-paced
4 hours
Access to content
Lifetime access
No formal qualification
10 CPD hours / points
Optional extras

Digital certificate included in price

Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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The Security Guard course teaches you everything on the topic thoroughly from scratch so you can claim a certificate of achievement for free to showcase your achievement in professional life. This course is a comprehensive, instructor-guided course, designed to provide a detailed understanding of the nature of the related sector and your key roles within it.

The course offers:

  1. Free PDF Certificate
  2. Free COVID-19 Course
  3. Free Retake Exam
  4. Instant Access
  5. Lifetime Access

To become successful in your profession, you must have a specific set of skills to succeed in today’s competitive world. In this in-depth training course, you will develop the most in-demand skills to kickstart your career, as well as upgrade your existing knowledge & skills.

The training materials of this course are available online for you to learn at your own pace and fast-track your career with ease.

Key Features:

Our trusted, high-quality, and affordable course trains individuals to become experts in their field.

  • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
  • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
  • Developed by qualified professionals in the field
  • Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone-friendly
  • 24/7 Learning Assistance
  • Discounts on bulk purchases

*** Additional Gifts ***

Free Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness Course

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how COVID-19 emerged
  • Understand how COVID-19 spreads and how to prevent it from spreading
  • Identify the symptoms of COVID-19 and which groups of individuals are most at risk
  • Comply with government health guidelines and maintain excellent hygiene
  • Free E - Certificate included

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10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Quality Standards

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Course Curriculum

The detailed curriculum outline of our course is as follows:

Module 01: Definition and Importance

  • What is Security?
  • Security Goals
  • Security Principles
  • Security Considerations
  • The Importance of Security

Module 02: Career Prospect of Security Guard in the UK

  • Security Guard Workforce in the UK
  • Types of Security Guard Jobs
  • Qualifications
  • Responsibilities of a Security Guard
  • Skills of a Security Guards

Module 03: Security Risk Analysis and Risk Reduction

  • Risk Analysis
  • Security Risk Assessments
  • Security Review
  • Security Audit
  • Security Risk Reduction
  • Executive and Employee Protection
  • The Functions of Close Protection
  • The Use of Close Protection
  • Travel Security
  • Close Protection Specialist

Module 04: Physical and Information Security Protection

  • Physical Security Protection
  • The Functions of Physical Security Protection
  • The Use of Physical Security Protection
  • The Physical Security Protection Specialist
  • Types of Protected Assets
  • Safeguards
  • Selecting Safeguards
  • Concentric Protection
  • Lighting and Sensors
  • Lock and Key Systems
  • Information Security Protection
  • The Function of Information Security Protection
  • The Use of Information Security
  • The Information Security Specialist
  • Response to Risk
  • Security Management
  • Intellectual Property

Module 05: Response to Immediate Crisis

  • Fire
  • Gas Leaks
  • Chemical Spills
  • Pandemic
  • Combating Terrorism
  • Bombs and Bombs threats
  • Evacuations

Module 06: The Use of Technology for Managing Security

  • Technology in the Field
  • Automated Surveillance
  • Access Control System
  • Credentials
  • Cards
  • Biometrics
  • Intelligent CCTV

Module 07: General Patrol Tactics and Techniques

  • Patrolling
  • Foot Patrol
  • Vehicular Patrol
  • Surveillance (Non-Mobile Patrol)
  • What to Watch for While on Patrol
  • Liability for Breach of Duty

Module 08: Public Relations and Traffic Control

  • Professional and Personal Presentation
  • Integrity and Discipline
  • Crowd Control
  • Legal Authority to Control Traffic
  • Principles of Traffic Control
  • Correct Hand Signals

Module 09: Violence in the Workplace

  • Definition of Workplace Violence
  • Categories of Violence
  • Effect of Violence on the Workplace
  • Causes of Violence
  • Characteristics of Persons Who Commit Acts of Violence in the Workplace
  • Evaluating the Threat
  • Policies and Procedures for Workplace Violence Prevention

Module 10: Laws and Regulations

  • Regulation
  • Relationship with Law Enforcement
  • Data Protection Act
  • The General Data Protection Regulation
  • Security Industry Authority License
  • Further Important Regulations

    • Citizen’s Power of Arrest
    • Indictable Offence
    • Common Law
    • The Law Relating to Assault
    • Criminal Damage
    • Theft and Robbery
    • Going Equipped
    • Racially Aggravated Offence
    • Harassment
    • Incitement
    • Manslaughter
    • Murder
    • Terrorism
    • Trespass
    • Aggravated Trespass


All of our courses, including this course, are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field.


Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.


At the end of this course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Who is this course for?

Anyone with a knack for learning new skills can take this course. While this comprehensive training is popular for preparing people for job opportunities in the relevant fields, it also helps to advance your career for promotions.


No prior knowledge is required for This course.

Career path

This course will lead you to many different career opportunities, here are few prospects:

  • Security Guard: £9.25 per hour
  • Security Team Leader: £11.40 per hour
  • Safety and Security Advisor: £20,000 per annum
  • Security Officer: £22,000 per annum

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Optional extras

Digital certificate

Certificate of completion is included in course price


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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At Reed Courses, courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on Reed Courses, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.