SIA Level 2 Security Guarding

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Sia -SecurityHABC Level 2 Award in Security Guarding (Static and Patrol)

Who will benefit from this training?

Anyone currently working as a security officer looking to upgrade their status. To apply for your license ONLINE zclick here for details on who requires a licence.


No prerequisites although you will need to have a basic grasp of English skills (reading and writing. Please click here to see acceptable forms of Identification. To apply for your license ONLINE click here.

Course duration

Generally this programme is ran over 3 days, although holders of an SIA License may be exempt from some of the Units.

What do I have to do?

In order to successfully complete the programme you will need to pass all 3 units and the 3 Multiple choice exams.

Unit 1 Working in the Private Security Industry

  • Introduction to the Security Industry
  • Legislation relevant to the Private Security Industry
  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Fire Safety
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Communication skills and Customer Car in the Private Security Industry

Unit 2 Working as a Security Officer

  • The role of a security officer within the private security industry
  • Patrolling
  • Controlling access and egress to a site
  • Searching procedures
  • Technology, security and monitoring systems in the security environment
  • Law and its relevance to the Security Officer
  • Reporting, recording and record keeping

Unit 3 Conflict Management for the Private Security Industry

  • Recognising and Assessing risk
  • Communication Skills
  • De-escalating conflict situations
  • Resolving conflict
  • Post incident considerations

An additional course is available in Physical Intervention which is beneficial to any security operatives for more details contact us for further information.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on or complete our course interest form by clicking here.