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Security Guarding Course - 4 Days

Unit 1:    Working in the Private Security Industry

Learning Outcomes:

  • Know the purpose and main features of the private security industry.
  • Understand the legislation that is relevant to people working within the private security industry.
  • Know how to maintain health and safety in the work place .
  • Know how to apply the principles of fire safety.
  • Know how to deal with non-fire related workplace emergencies.
  • Understand the principles of effective communication and customer care in the private security industry.

Unit 2:    Working as a Security Officer

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the role of a security officer within the private security industry.
  • Understand the importance of, and reasons for, patrolling.
  • Understand how to control access to and egress from a site.
  • Understand basis search procedures.
  • Understand the purpose and function of different types of technology, security and monitoring systems in the security environment.
  • Understand the law and its relevance to the role of the security officer.
  • Understand the importance and purpose of reporting and record keeping.

Unit 3:    Conflict Management for the Private Security Industry

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the communication skills and knowledge of conflict management appropriate to their role.
  • Understand how to recognise, access and reduce risk in conflict situations.
  • Understand how to communicate effectively in emotive situations and de-escalate conflict.
  • Understand how to develop and use problem solving strategies for resolving conflict.
  • Understand good practice to follow after conflict situations.

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