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Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry

Level 2

Any business conducting guarding activity to secure a building or site will require trained security staff qualified as security officers who hold a SIA licence. This course is a requirement by law for an individual to apply for a SIA licence to work as a security guard.

Private Security Industry

Course Overview​

Topics Covered

  1. Importance of safe working practices.
  2. Roles and responsibilities of security officers.
  3. Procedures relevant to the role of a security officer.
  4. Conducting effective search procedures.
  5. Positive conflict management strategies and procedures.


  1. Face to face at customer premises or one of MetaGedu’s eight delivery campuses nationwide.
  2. Programme requirements: A minimum of level 1 or equivalent in English


Level 2 Award Security Officers in the Private Security Industry


Five-day workshop

Start Dates

Programmes are delivered on demand starting at many points through the year


Multiple choice examination


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