Skills for Security works with employers to improve security skills and standards of professionalism.

We provide advice, guidance and access to security training courses and security qualifications for people employed in private security roles across the UK.


Skills for Security offer a range of high quality courses that can be tailored to your needs and delivered either from our centre or from your place of work.

Guarding - Licence

5 day Level 2 Award that meets Security Industry Authority (SIA) requirements.

ISO 27001

2 day course to enable staff to adopt a best-practice approach to information security management across your business

Security Surveying

Identify the threats to a business, its premises and staff so that resolutions can be put into place.


Skills for Security can help find the right security career for you. Take a look at our career progression pathways & real life case studies.


Take a look at Skills for Security’s apprenticeship frameworks and how an apprenticeship could benefit you.

Products and Services

Skills for Security offer a range of security products and services to help employers and training providers.

Sector Body

As the sector skills body for the private security sector Skills for Security offers information, advice and guidance.

Latest News

New Level 2 Certificate

Skills for Security is launching a new competency based qualification – a Level 2 Certificate in Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems.