Providing Security Services

Level 2

Providing Security Services Apprenticeship

This qualification will develop and accredit your frontline security skills and boost your opportunities for career progression. As well as covering essential work-related areas such as conflict management and close protection, you will gain transferable skills such as effective communications and customer service. The Providing Security Services qualification is part of the apprenticeship framework.

The qualifications have been developed for those working or looking to work in frontline security, perhaps as a door supervisor or security guard.

 

Structure

To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Providing Security Services (Static and Patrol Guarding pathway), learners must achieve 9 credits from the mandatory core units, 7 credits from the mandatory pathway units and a minimum of 6 credits from the optional units available.

To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Providing Security Services (Door Supervision pathway), learners must achieve 9 credits from the mandatory core units, 9 credits from the mandatory pathway units and a minimum of 4 credits from the optional units available.

To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Providing Security Services (CCTV operation pathway), learners must achieve 9 credits from the mandatory core units, 8 credits from the mandatory pathway units and a minimum of 5 credits from the optional units available.

The Qualification

You will demonstrate a range of specialist and transferable knowledge and skills, such as:

  • Carrying out vehicle searches
  • Effective communication
  • Providing security at licensed venues
  • Monitoring areas using CCTV systems
  • Understanding current legislation.
  • Assessment will also take place in the workplace and will include a portfolio of evidence to meet the criteria of the qualification.
  • You will learn in the classroom as well as on the job in the work environment.

 

These qualifications can help you to progress in frontline security role such as:

  • Door supervisor
  • Security guard
  • Patrolling guard
  • CCTV operator.