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Carry out searches of vehicles for unauthorised items


Unit Number F/601/9211
Unit Level 2
Unit Title Carry out searches of vehicles for unauthorised items
Credit Value 2 Guided Learning Hours 15
Mandatory Assessments Required

Optional Assessments  of required.


This unit provides for the development of the knowledge, understanding and skills for controlling the entry and exit of vehicles and searching vehicles. These searches may be on suspicion or as a formality. The unauthorised items could include illegal substances, stolen property, and banned or dangerous items.


Learners should demonstrate their competence through naturally occurring evidence wherever possible. If the learner’s organisation does not permit the searching of vehicles, or the opportunity to demonstrate competence will not occur in a reasonable time period, realistic simulation will be permitted.

Assessment must meet the requirements of the Assessment Strategy found at the end of this document and evidence the learner’s consistent performance in the workplace.


This unit is based on Skills for Security NOS SLP10.

This unit is part of the following qualifications: -

Qualification No.Qualification Title
600/2610/8IQ Level 2 Certificate in Providing Security Services (QCF)

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