Security Operations


In Stockton-On-Tees

£ 223 VAT inc.


  • Duration

    4 Days

Introduction to the Security Industry and Roles and Responsibilities of Security Officers, Patrolling, Security and Emergency Systems.
Suitable for: Qualification summary People wishing to work as a contracted security guard are required to hold a licence from the Security Industry Authority. Before they apply for a licence, they must have undergone training. This qualification will attest to their having undertaken this training to the required standard.



Start date

Stockton-On-Tees (Cleveland)
Surtees Business Centre, Bowesfield Lane, TS18 3HP

Start date

On request
Stockton-On-Tees (Cleveland)
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Frederick St

Start date

On request

About this course

There are specified pre entry requirements

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Teachers and trainers (1)

Trevor  Jessup

Trevor Jessup


Trevor has more than 25 years experience wortking with some of the Uk's leading employers, local authorities and national organisations in the field of security and event management.

Course programme


The security courses are accredited by Edexcel and they are recognised by the security industry authority as qualifications. The course content and duration is listed below. It is a two part course and there are exemptions, these are listed on the Security Industry Authority [SIA] site.

To achieve a licence an security officer must attend and pass this qualification, or hold an equivalent. The best source to stay up to date with these exemptions is to check on the SIA website. The course can be delivered over a 4 day period and participants have to pass exams. This can be adapted according to the needs of the client, provided the content is delivered over a four day period.

The training is delivered under 3 distinct headings as follows:

Part 1

This section of the course in security training covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to the Security Industry and Roles and Responsibilities of Security Officers
  • Fire Safety
  • Health and Safety at Work
  • The Law
  • Emergencies
  • Customer Care and Social Skills
  • Communications and Reporting
  • Equality and Diversity

Part 2 - Core skills

  • Responsibilities of Security Officers
  • Patrolling
  • Access Control
  • Searching
  • Security and Emergency Systems
  • Fire Safety
  • Health and Safety at Work
  • The Law
  • Communications

Part 3 - Conflict Management

This section of the course covers the following topics:

  • Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Risk
  • Defusing Conflict
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Post-incident Considerations and Learning from Conflict.

To demonstrate Continual Professional Development as a security officer a candidate would be encouraged to use an NVQ to further their careers. There are NVQ’s in security at levels 2 and 3. The costs and course availability is available on request.

Additional information

Career opportunities:

Suggested occupations:Security Officer/Manager

Credits/Points: 3
Students per class: 6

Security Operations

£ 223 VAT inc.