Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to apply for a
licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a security
officer. This qualification is based on the relevant SIA specification
for learning and qualifications and is supported by Skills for
Security, the standards setting body for the security industry and the
SIA, which regulates the private security industry.
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 28-hours of learning.The SIA stipulates a minimum of 18.5 contact hours (3-days) if flexibledistance learning is
undertaken. Please refer to Highfield’s qualification specification
for further details on suitable methods of distance learning.
These include the main characteristics of the private security
industry, the importance of safe working practices to comply with legal
requirements, the role of a security officer within the private security
industry, the law relevant to the role of a security officer, how to
recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations and good
practice to follow after conflict situations.
This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice examinations.
*Please see below for dates available on this training:
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