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