In the UK, the private security industry provides manned, physical and technical systems to help protect people, premises and property. It can also help prevent and detect crimes and any activities that could be considered unauthorised as well as offering expertise in monitoring and responding to safety risks.
This course is an introduction to the private security industry, and the main services it covers are areas relating to fire procedures and ways of handling an emergency. It discusses the body that regulates the industry, and highlights the standards of behaviour expected from security operatives and how private security is governed through the legislation. The course takes an in-depth look at health and
safety issues, the concept of duty of care and examines a range of emergency situations which security operatives might be involved with.
Our training cover the laws that govern the private security sector are covered in both civil and criminal law under The Private Security Act, 2001. The act established the SIA (Security Industry Authority), which became responsible for setting standards across the industry and oversee the licensing of security personnel.
The course also covers communication skills, including tips for effective radio communication and instructions on how to use the phonetic alphabet.
|Working in the Private Security Industry||1|
|Civil and Criminal Law||2|
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|Communication Skills and Customer Service||6|
Online assessment for this private security industry course is carried out by a series of multiple choice questions. Candidates require 70% correct answers to secure a pass. PDF certificate will be sent directly to your inbox. Hard copy certificate on requrest. Duration: 90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).
Introduction to Emotional Intelligence might be of interest to those intending to work in security, for it’s training relating to the recognition and management of emotions in stressful situations.