Open Study College

      Working in the Private Security Industry Level 3

      Open Study College

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      Take your career in a new direction with a flexible home learning course. This course will help you learn all the skills you need to kick-start you career in the security industry!

      This course will allow you to:

      Understand the control and legislation around security
      Explore basic health and safety within the security industry
      Identify the customer care, patrolling, searching, the law and evidence requirements within the security industry
      Investigate the basic conflict management
      Understand the use of force, different physical intervention techniques, resolving and reflection on conflict
      Recognise basic business continuity and how to identifying terrorist activity and vulnerable people

      This course will allow you to study at a time and place which suits you with no strict deadlines or timetabling to contend with. This means you can fit studying around your other commitments!

      You will receive your course by post or email, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!              

      Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 50,000 students that already have!

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      What you'll learn on the course

      IT Law
      Fire Safety
      Physical Intervention
      Conflict Management
      Private Security
      Business Continuity
      Customer Care
      IT risk

      Course programme

      Unit 1: Control and Legislation (30 GLH)

      • The Private Industry Act and The SIA
      • Qualities of the private security officers
      • Civil and criminal law
      • Basic legislation within the security industry

      Unit 2: Health and Safety (30 GLH)

      • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
      • Minimising risk in the workplace
      • Safety signs
      • Fire safety

      Unit 3: Customer Care, Patrolling, Searching, The Law & Evidence (30 GLH)

      • Principles of customer care
      • Types of patrolling
      • Types of searching
      • The law and different types of evidence

      Unit 4: Conflict Management (30 GLH)

      • Avoid conflict and reducing risk
      • Common causes of conflict
      • Defusing conflict
      • Controlling space

      Unit 5: The Use of Force, Resolving and Reflecting on Conflict (30 GLH)

      • Resolving conflict
      • Using reasonable force and factors in determining its use
      • Physical intervention techniques
      • Lessons and learning from conflict

      Unit 6: Terrorist Activity and Business Continuity Plan and Identifying Vulnerable People (30 GLH)

      • Anti-terrorism within the security industry
      • Terrorist deterrents and business continuity plans
      • Identifying factors that make a person vulnerable
      • The behaviour of sexual predators

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