Security Officer Course

Online  & Classroom Courses Available

SIA approved with Highfield Accreditation

Start to build a career in the private security industry as a Security Officer. With this respected position comes the responsibility of maintaining the safety and security of all those within an establishment including the customers, staff and other individuals.

  • Main characteristics of the private security industry
  • Importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements
  • Role of a security officer within the private security industry
  • Law relevant to the role of a security officer
  • How to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations
  • Good practice to follow after conflict situations

Course Information

Online course – 25th, 26th and 29th June

Classroom course – Please enquire for details

Online course – 24 hours over three days plus exams at a time to suit you. Pre-course training required.

Classroom course – 24 hours over three days. Pre-course training required.

Online course – All fully online. Require access to a Laptop / PC and webcam

Classroom course – Our modern SIA approved training centre is located 2 Castleham Rd, Hastings, Saint Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 9NR, UK

Gatwick Airport – 1hr 30 by car and train. Central London is approximately 1hr 40 by train.

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This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a security officer.  This qualification is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications and is supported by Skills for Security, the standards setting body for the security industry and the SIA, which regulates the private security industry.

Online Course – The course will be completed at home using your Laptop / PC. You will be engaged with your tutor and rest of the class online so will need a webcam to fully participate in the class. Exams will be booked after the completion of the course and will be conducted in real exam conditions at home using your webcam.

Classroom Course – During the training day learners will learn and practise key skills to build their confidence working as a Security Officer learning how to patrol and secure buildings.

Key content includes:

  • Main characteristics of the private security industry
  • Importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements
  • Role of a security officer within the private security industry
  • Law relevant to the role of a security officer
  • How to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations
  • Good practice to follow after conflict situations

Online course – You can stay at home.

Classroom course – We have sourced local, good value accommodation close to our training centre. Options depending on your budget and requirements:

Prices from £25 per night B&B

Single – Single, ensuite (with breakfast)

Twin – Shared Twin, ensuite (with breakfast)

If you decide you wish to use one of these, you will be able to select your preferred option on the booking page and we will do the rest.

You must be aged 18 or over to apply.

We are a reputable and successful security company that has been operating in the south east of England for over 8 years. Operationally we provide security personal for various properties and businesses, we operate our own Alarm Receiving Centre and manage many others for clients within the UK. We run courses from our SIA approved training centre ranging from Door Supervisor, Close Protection, Conflict Management and FPOS and many others click here for more details 

Our staff will be available to deal with your initial enquiries, assist with your booking and will also be available for post course support.

If you are unemployed and live in Cambridgeshire you can get this course for free otherwise it is £199 per person.

Entry Requirements

  • Aged 18 years or over
  • Proof of ID and Residency:
    • UK Nationals: Passport + 2 proofs of address (no older than 3 months)
    • Non-UK/EU Nationals: Passport/Home Office Documents. 2 proofs of address (no older than 3 months)

TGS Training Courses

We are a leading provider for SIA security courses in the South of England. We train you at our fully equipped and approved SIA centre to deliver the best training for your desired job in the private security industry.