Working Within the Private Security Industry Online Course
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.DEMO VIDEO 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.COURSE OUTLINE
Working in the Private Security Industry
Civil and Criminal Law
Health and Safety Module 4:
Module 5: Emergencies
Module 6: Communication Skills and Customer Service
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).Recommended System Requirements
- Browser: Up to date web browser
- Video: Up to date video drivers
- Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
- Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into bite-sized modules. You're free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each section, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web-based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers and most tablet devices etc. so you can even study while on the move! As long as you have access to the internet, you should be able to study anywhere that's convenient.
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all the modules there is a multiple-choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken at the time and location of your choosing.
What if I don't pass the test?
If you don’t pass the test first time then you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
Certificate of Completion: Upon completion of your training course, you will receive a CPD Certified Certificate of Completion displaying your full name, course completed as well as the date of completion. You can print this out or save it digitally to showcase your accomplishment.
When will I receive my certificate?
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Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.