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Working in the Private Security Industry Level 3

TQ014

Take your career in a new direction with a flexible home learning course. This course will help you learn all the skills you need to kick-start you career in the security industry!

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Working in the Private Security Industry Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course Options

Study Options

 
£389.00
or £11.56 /month*
Course code: TQ014
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Course overview

  • Understand the control and legislation around security.
  • Explore basic health and safety within the security industry.
  • Identify the customer care, patrolling, searching, the law and evidence requirements within the security industry.
  • Investigate the basic conflict management.
  • Understand the use of force, different physical intervention techniques, resolving and reflection on conflict.
  • Recognise basic business continuity and how to identifying terrorist activity and vulnerable people.

This Working in the Private Security Industry Level 3 course is designed to provide you with the essential knowledge and skills to succeed as a professional in the private security sector.

The private security industry plays a crucial role in the safeguarding of individuals, properties, and assets in today’s complex world. Whether you’re an aspiring security professional, a dedicated individual looking to enhance your skills, or an employer seeking to recruit competent security personnel, this course serves as your gateway to understanding the fundamental principles and practices of working in the private security industry.

Through the comprehensive programme, you will explore key aspects of private security, including roles and responsibilities, legal frameworks, conflict management, risk assessment, and customer service. The Working in the Private Security Industry Level 3 course provides a solid foundation for you to develop the necessary competencies and professionalism required to thrive in various security-related roles.

Upon successful completion of the Working in the Private Security Industry Level 3 course, you will hold a recognised qualification that demonstrates your competence and professionalism as a private security professional. This certification opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities in the private security sector where you can contribute to maintaining public safety and security.

This course will allow you to study at a time and place which suits you with no strict deadlines or timetabling to contend with. This means you can fit studying around your other commitments!

You will receive your course by post or email, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Are you ready to embark on this exciting journey towards a rewarding career in the private security industry? Enrol in the Working in the Private Security Industry Level 3 course today and gain the knowledge, skills, and recognition you need to succeed in the private security sector.

What next?

Upon completion of this Health and Safety in the Workplace QLS Level 3 course, you could develop your knowledge further by studying another one of our health and safety courses.

Here are some job roles within the private security industry:

  • Security officer
  • Door supervisor
  • Close protection officer
  • Retail security officer
  • Event security officer
  • Mobile patrol officer
  • CCTV operator
  • Security team leader
  • Alarm response officer
  • Security consultant

Course content

  • The Private Industry Act and the SIA
  • Qualities of the private security officers
  • Civil and criminal law
  • Basic legislation within the security industry

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Minimising risk in the workplace
  • Safety signs
  • Fire safety

  • Principles of customer care
  • Types of patrolling
  • Types of searching
  • The law and different types of evidence

  • Avoid conflict and reducing risk
  • Common causes of conflict
  • Defusing conflict
  • Controlling space

  • Resolving conflict
  • Using reasonable force and factors in determining its use
  • Physical intervention techniques
  • Lessons and learning from conflict

  • Anti-terrorism within the security industry
  • Terrorist deterrents and business continuity plans
  • Identifying factors that make a person vulnerable
  • The behaviour of sexual predators

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by TQUK, meaning Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses they offer are to a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at level three against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

Extra Information

This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.

You will have a full year to complete this course, which is plenty of time to be able to study at your own pace.

You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. Your course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so receiving your course is easy and hassle-free. Tutor support is also available by email, so help is only a click away! You will send your assignments to your tutor for marking. Assignments can be sent by email or post, it’s up to you!

At the end of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Working in the Private Security Industry Level 3.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

FAQs

No previous skills or knowledge is needed to enrol onto this course.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This course is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated learner services
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts membership
  • * Comprehensive study guide
  • * Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • * Student notebook

* Not included with the online study option

No. Your certification is issued based on your coursework alone.

No, everything you need is included in the price!

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be receive a Certificate of Achievement in Working in the Private Security Industry Level 3.

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Learner Services Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Learner Services Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you're 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our team of education specialists a call on 03300 563 100 and they'll do their best to help.

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