Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry (Level 2)




    • Any business conducting guarding activity to secure a building or site may need trained security
      staff qualified as security officers who hold a SIA licence.
    • A level 2 award for security officers in the private security industry qualification is required by law
      for an individual to apply for a SIA-licence to work as a security guard.

Topics include:
• the main characteristics of the private security industry
• the importance of safe working practices
• roles and responsibilities of security officers
• issues and procedures relevant to the role of a security officer
• how to conduct effective search procedures
• queue management
• problem-solving techniques when resolving conflict