SIA

Adult Skills & Training

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Course introduction

This course will give you the training you need to gain your SIA badge, enabling you to work in the security sector.

You will complete five days of ‘soft skills’ training, which covers employability and IT skills relevant to security operations.

These comprise:

  • Interview skills.
  • Teamwork skills.
  • Communication skills.
  • Information and communications technology skills. 

You will then select from two professional pathways – Door Supervisors or Public Spaces Surveillance.

Course structure

After completing your ‘soft skills’ training you will select from two professional pathways - Door Supervisors or Public Spaces Surveillance.

Door Supervisors:

This qualification is suitable for roles working at pubs, clubs, festivals, and places selling alcohol including supermarkets and shopping centres.

You will complete the following modules:

  • Door supervisor specialist
  • Conflict management
  • Physical intervention skills
  • Common security industry knowledge

This course includes four days of theory training, followed by four days of practical training.                                                                    

CCTV (Public Spaces Surveillance):

This qualification is suitable for you if you seek roles working in establishments that monitor security with CCTV.

You will complete the following modules:

  • Common security industry knowledge
  • Physical intervention skills
  • Public space surveillance (CCTV) operations

This course includes four days of theory training, followed by three days of practical trainin

Information & support

Eligibility:

  • Must have ID (Passport / Driving licence / Birth certificate).
  • Must be unemployed and claiming benefits (JSA / ESA / UC / IS).
  • Must complete a literacy and numeracy assessment.

Individual support with:

  • Job search and applications
  • CV writing
  • Interview preparation and practice

 Duration:

Door supervisors: eight days

CCTV: seven days

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