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Level 2 Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry (Top Up)

Any business conducting guarding activity to secure a building or site may need trained security staff qualified as security officers who hold an SIA licence.

It is designed for learners who currently hold a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a security officer and need to be brought up to date with the new licence linked qualification requirements.

Course Content

The course consist of TWO units. The contents are outlined below:

  • terror threats and the role of the security operative in the event of a threat

  • minimising risk to personal safety

  • actions to take in relation to global (or critical) incidents/span>



The qualification is assessed via Multiple-choice examinations.

Entry Requirements

  • learners must be aged 18 and over.

  • learners must hold a First Aid at Work qualification that meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 (minimum Emergency First Aid at Work) AND has a least 12 months left until expiry.

  • learners must have completed the ACT Awareness and ACT Security ( a copy you of your certificate should be brought with you.

  • learners must have sufficient reading, writing, speaking and listening language skills before being put forward for training and assessment.



inc VAT


4 hours

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