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Working as a Security Officer

 

Unit Number L/600/6705
Unit Level
Unit Title Working as a Security Officer
Sector
Credit Value 1 Guided Learning Hours 8
Mandatory Assessments Required 0

Optional Assessments  1 of 2 required.

Description

This unit is intended for people who want to work in the private security industry and who require a SIA licence to practise. It covers the knowledge and understanding for areas that are relevant to the role of a security officer.

Assessment

This unit is about knowledge and is based on the SIA Specifications for Learning and Qualifications in Security Guarding. Consequently, assessment is through standard multiple choice examination (externally set and marked by IQ) under examination conditions. Trainers may not invigilate. A full SIA identification check must be carried out at the start of the examination as this is part of a licensed linked qualification.

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This unit is based on the Security Industry Authority’s Specifications for Learning and Qualifications in Security Guarding.

This unit is part of the following qualifications: -

Qualification No.Qualification Title
600/3133/5IQ Level 2 Award in Security Guarding (QCF)
600/3617/5IQ Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Providing Security Services (QCF)

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