In order to obtain an SIA licence you will need to show that you are trained to the right level. This applies to front line staff only.
To get one of the qualifications linked to Security Guard licensing you will need to attend and take three training modules and pass three exams. The duration of the training should be 28 hours. The course may be delivered over four days or during weekends and/or evening sessions.
Common Security Industry Knowledge
Session 1: Awareness of the Law in the Private Security Industry
Session 2: Health and Safety for the Private Security Operative
Session 3: Fire Safety Awareness
Session 4: Emergency Procedures
Session 5: The Private Security Industry
Session 6: Communication Skills and Customer Care
Security Guarding Specialist Module
Session 1: Introduction to the Roles and Responsibilities of Security Officers
Session 2: Patrolling
Session 3: Access and Egress Control
Session 4: Searching
Session 5: Technology and Systems in the Security Enviroment
Session 6: The Security Officer and The Law
Session 7: Communicating, Reporting and Record Keeping
Conflict Management Module
Session 1: Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk
Session 2: Defusing Conflict
Session 3: Resolving and Learning from Conflict
Session 4: Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Security Guarding and Close Protection
Blackburn is a large town in Lancashire, England. It lies to the north of the West Pennine Moors on the southern edge of the Ribble Valley, 9 miles east of Preston, 20.9 miles North West of Manchester and 9 miles north of the Greater Manchester border. Blackburn is bounded to the south by Darwen, with which it forms the unitary authority of Blackburn with Darwen; Blackburn is its administrative centre. At the time of the UK Government's 2001 census, Blackburn had a population of 105,085, whilst the wider borough of Blackburn with Darwen had a population of 140,700.