Security

Security Officer

3 Day Level 2 Award in Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry (RQF)

The Axis Academy are an approved training provider under Highfield Qualifications to deliver this SIA Licence linked course.
This qualification is designed for those that require a licence from the SIA to work as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry. On successful completion of this course candidates will be eligible to apply for a SIA Licence *subject to a DBS check*.
Unit 1 – Working within the Private Security Industry
Externally set and externally assessed MCQ 40 questions, 1 hour, 70% pass mark
Unit includes understanding of:
Main characteristics of the Private Security Industry, Legislation as it applies to the individual in carrying out a licensable activity, The importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements, Fire procedures in the workplace, Emergencies and the importance of emergency procedures, The importance of communication skills and customer care.
Unit 2 – Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry
Externally set and externally assessed MCQ paper. 40-questions, 1-hour, 70% pass mark
Unit includes understanding of:
The role of a security officer within the private security industry, The law relevant to the role of a security officer, The importance of, and reasons for, patrolling, Access and egress control, Searching relevant to a security officer, The purpose and functions of different types of electronic and physical protection systems, Reporting and record keeping relevant to a security officer.
Unit 3 – Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry
Externally set and externally assessed MCQ paper. 20-questions, 30-minutes, 70% pass mark
Unit includes understanding of:
The principles of conflict management appropriate to their role, How to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations, How to communicate in emotive situations to de-escalate conflict, How to develop and use problem solving strategies for resolving conflict , Good practice to follow after conflict situations
This course is delivered over 3 days and on successful completion a certificate of competence is issued from the Awarding Organisation which entitles candidates to start the application for their SIA Licence.
Additional Information
All our courses include excellent tuition taught by experienced course tutors, glossy course material, assessment fees and certification fees. Courses that are held on our own premises also include light refreshments and a light lunch.