Working within the Private Security Industry Training

Course Description

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.

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.

Working within the Private Security Industry Training

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
VEL0237-90 minutesFormal (multiple choice)CPD-

Course Modules

Module No. Module Name Pass % Required
1Working in the Private Security Industry70
2Civil and Criminal Law70
3Health and Safety70
4Fire Procedures70
5Emergencies70
6Communication Skills and Customer Service70

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