About usSkills for Security is the UK’s largest provider of security skills, training and services.
Skills for Security offers information, advice and guidance on :
- Security Courses
- National Occupational Standards
- Security qualifications
- SIA licensing
- The security industry
Working with employers, our aim is to improve skills and standards of professionalism in the security industry by providing access to quality training courses and qualifications.
As the sector skills body for the private security sector, Skills for Security offers information, advice and guidance to employers, employees and trainers.
Skills for Security is governed by a non-executive Board whose role is to guide, advise and monitor the work of the executive directors.
How we help
Skills for Security are able to offer employers in the security arena assistance with finding suitable security training courses, some of which are eligible for funding, information about security qualifications (including apprenticeships), National Occupational Standards, help with conducting skills needs analysis, structuring job specifications, designing training programmes and general information advice and guidance around skills issues.
The security industry offers a wealth of interesting, worthwhile career opportunities. Skills for Security can help you find the right security training courses to enhance your skills development and can advise you on appropriate and available security qualifications, including those linked to the Security Industry Authority (SIA) licensing regulations.
Skills for Security will offer assistance with professional development through a range of security courses designed to help you offer a wider range of training opportunities to your customers.
Skills for Security accreditation scheme allows training providers to market their courses as “Skills for Security” Approved, provided that they meet our quality standards.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get my course accredited?
What are National Occupational Standards
How do I renew my licence?
How do I get my SIA licence?