Security Guard

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security guard coursesLevel 2 Award in Security Guard courses for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry.

Upon successful completion of the security guard courses, you will be eligible to apply for a Security Guard SIA Licence. It is a legal requirement to hold a valid SIA Licence before commencing work in the UK Security Industry.

If you are considering this qualification, we strongly recommend that you take the SIA Door Supervision course, which qualifies you to work both as a professional Door Supervisor and a Security Guard also which is value for money.


The Security Guard courses runs over four days and is divided into three keys units:

Unit 1: Working in the Private Security Industry.
Unit 2: Working as a Security Guard.
Unit 3: Conflict Management.

Security Guard Course Structure:

Unit 1: Working within the Private Security Industry

Chapter 1: Know the main characteristics of the Private Security Industry.

Chapter 2: Understand legislation as it applies to the individual in carrying out a licensable activity.

Chapter 3: Understand the importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements.

Chapter 4: Understand fire procedures in the workplace.

Chapter 5: Understand emergencies and the importance of emergency procedures.

Chapter 6: Understand the importance of communication skills and customer care.


Unit 2: Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry

Chapter 1: Understand the role of a security officer within the private security industry.

Chapter 2: Understand the law relevant to the role of a security officer.

Chapter 3: Understand the importance of, and reasons for, patrolling.

Chapter 4: Understand access and egress control.

Chapter 5: Understand searching relevant to a security officer.

Chapter 6: Understand the purpose and functions of different types of electronic and physical protection systems.

Chapter 7: Understand reporting and record keeping relevant to a security officer.


Unit 3: Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry

Chapter 1: Understand the principles of conflict management appropriate to their role.

Chapter 2: Understand how to recognize, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations.

Chapter 3: Understand how to communicate in emotive situations to de-escalate the conflict.

Chapter 4: Understand how to develop and use problem-solving strategies for resolving the conflict.

Chapter 5: Understand good practice to follow after conflict situations.

On the final day of the course, there will be three multiple-choice exams designed to test your knowledge of the content taught during the course.We understand that examinations can be a daunting prospect but we assure you there is no need to worry. Everything you need to know for the examination is covered in the Security Guard courses and your expert instructor will fully prepare you for success in the tests.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is the Security Guard course right for me?

If you would like to work as a Security Guard in the UK, then this course is for you. When you complete this course, you will be able to apply for Security Guard roles in the Security Industry. It is important to be aware that with this qualification you will not be allowed to work as a Door Supervisor because physical intervention is not taught on this course.

This makes Door Supervisor course more valuable and appealing to employers when you are applying for jobs.

What is the aim of the Security Guard course?

The aim of this course is to achieve Level 2 Award in Security Guarding. When you have gained this, you will be eligible to apply for a Security Guard SIA licence. To work as an SIA Door Supervisor or an SIA Security Guard in the UK you must hold a valid SIA licence issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

Who is this Security Guard course for?

This Security Guard course is for new entrants into the Security Industry who are looking to gain employment as Security Guards in premises such a shopping centers, retail centers, and airports. You must successfully complete this course to be able to apply for an SIA licence in Security Guarding.

When will I receive my Security Guard exam result?

Jovin is proud to provide you with a ‘Fast Stream Results’ service for free when you book your Security Guarding course with us. Receive your results within just 6 working days after the last exam date. Our aim is to notify you the same day the training provider sends us your results. Your results will be available online and we’ll also send you an SMS to inform you when your results are available.