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Working Within the Private Security Industry

Course Number

VEL-1

Time Required*

90 minutes

Assessment

Formal (multiple choice)

Approvals

CPD

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.

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Suitable for:

Commercial

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Course

Working Within the Private Security Industry

Target Audience
People wanting to start a career in the Private Security Industry, or those in the early stages of their career that want to broaden their knowledge of the industry.

Advantages
This course covers a wide range of roles in the Private Security Industry, their various responsibilities and how these are affected by the law. It also includes a wide overview of the health and safety concerns that should be considered by those working in the industry.

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

Further Progression
Other courses that could compliment this one are:

Emergency First Aid, as first aid is a useful skill for security operatives to have.

Fire Marshal Training, in emergency situations people will look to security operatives for guidance on what to do, so having a higher level of training in this area may prove useful.

 

Duration: 90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
Working Within the Private Security Industry1Working in the Private Security Industry70
Working Within the Private Security Industry2Civil and Criminal Law70
Working Within the Private Security Industry3Health and Safety70
Working Within the Private Security Industry4Fire Procedures70
Working Within the Private Security Industry5Emergencies70
Working Within the Private Security Industry6Communication Skills and Customer Service70