Working within the private security industry

Working within the private security industry

Are you considering working or do you already work within the private security industry?

In the UK, the private security industry provides manned, physical and technical systems to help protect people, premises and property.

It can also help prevent and detect crimes and any activities that could be considered unauthorised as well as offering expertise in monitoring and responding to safety risks.

Who is this online course for?

This training course is aimed at people wanting to start a career in the Private Security Industry, or those in the early stages of their career that want to broaden their knowledge of the industry.

Our course for working in the private security industry is just one of a range of courses we provide in workplace safety.

Working in the private security industry: what is covered?

This course is an introduction to the private security industry, and the main services it covers.

It discusses the body which regulates the industry, highlights the standards of behaviour expected from security operatives, and the law as it relates to the industry.

It includes an in-depth look at health and safety issues, the concept of duty of care and examines a range of emergency situations which security operatives might be involved with.

The course also covers communication skills, including tips for effective radio communication and instructions on how to use the phonetic alphabet.

Advantages of studying this course

This course covers a wide range of roles in the Private Security Industry, their various responsibilities and how these are affected by the law.

It also includes a wide overview of the health and safety concerns that should be considered by those working in the industry.

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

Modules covered on the working in private security course

Module 1        Working in the Private Security Industry

Module 2        Civil and Criminal Law

Module 3        Health and Safety

Module 4        Fire Procedures

Module 5        Emergencies

Module 6        Communication Skills and Customer Service

How long will it take to complete this course and how will I be assessed?

This 100% online course can be completed anywhere.

All you need is an internet-enabled device (computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone) and an internet connection.

Most students complete this course in just 90 minutes.

At the end of each module, students face a multiple choice test.

You must score at least 70% in all six multiple choice tests in order to pass the course and receive your certificate of achievement.

Which bodies recognise this course?

The Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service approves this course, giving you reassurance and peace of mind that the quality and standards of the material you will be taught is first class.

Course: Working in the private security industry

Accreditations and approvals: CPD
Course time: 90 minutes
Assessment method: Multiple choice test

Pass mark: 70% in each module

Cost: £35+ VAT

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