Working Within the Private Security Industry

Is This E-Learning Course For Me?

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.

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).

About This 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.

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.

Modules

Working in the Private Security Industry
Civil and Criminal Law
Health and Safety
Fire Procedures
Emergencies
Communication Skills and Customer Service

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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.

System Requirements

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

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