Level 2 Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry

Course Duration: 4 days (Pre-course study)


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

Security Officers are often the first point of contact between many businesses and members of the public. It is important therefore that they are effectively trained and meet legal requirements in what can be a challenging environment.

The Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry is aimed at learners who want to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work legally as a Security Officer. Based on the SIA’s own specifications and updated to meet the latest requirements, a Level 2 Award for Security Officer in the private  security industry qualification is required by law  for an individual to apply for a SIA licence to work  as a Security Officer.

Roles within the industry:

  • Manned Guarding
  • Patrol Officer
  • Key-Holder
  • Site Security Guard
  • Retail Security Officer
  • Building Reception

The average wage rate is £10-14 p/hr earning up to £3000 per month.

Course Outline:

  • Unit 01 Working in the private security industry
  • Unit 02 Working as a Security Officer in the private security industry
  • Unit 03 Conflict management in the private security industry

At Graspan Frankton we offer:

  • Unlimited exam retakes
  • Free learning materials
  • Refreshments throughout
  • Post course support

Learners will need to show that they hold a current and valid First Aid or Emergency First Aid certificate* that meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. Learners should present their First Aid or Emergency First Aid certificate* to their training provider before they start training. This certificate* must be valid for at least 12 months from the course start date.

2024 Course Dates:

  • 20th – 25th Feb 2024
  • 21st – 26th May 2024
  • 20th – 27th August 2024
  • 15th – 20st November 2024

COST: £300 +VAT

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