Course Description

Working within the Private Security Industry

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Working within the Private Security Industry


Working within the Private Security Industry will provide a wealth of information on the role and responsibility of working in the private security industry. If you wish to have a career in the private security industry, taking this course is the first step in the right direction. The private security industry in the UK focuses on protecting people, premises and properties. It is a physical and technical system that is manned and will help detect criminal activities. These activities are monitored by security operatives who will then put in place security measures to help prevent crimes. The role of a security operative will ensure that private security emergencies are examined and dealt with according to the law. The course will teach you effective communication skills, tips for radio communication and other main services covered by the industry.

Working within the Private Security Industry features practical advice and guidance on the responsibilities, traits and characteristics required of individuals working within the private security industry. This is a CPD certified course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate with room for career progression.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the physical and technical system to help protect people, premises and property
  • Gain an introduction to the private security industry
  • Understand the standard of behaviour expected from security operatives
  • Gain an in-depth look at health and safety issues

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Awarding Body

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

Course Curriculum
1: Working in the Private Security Industry
2: Civil and Criminal Law
3: Health and Safety
4: Fire Procedures
5: Emergencies
6: Communication Skills and Customer Service

This course is recommended for,

  • People who are interested in a career in the private security industry
  • Individuals who want to broaden their knowledge of this industry

Method of Assessment 

In order to qualify in the course ‘Working within the Private Security Industry’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Working within the Private Security Industry’ Certificate.

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Business
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 19
Course Duration Guided Learning Hours 12
Entry Requirements • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended
Career Path • Security Operatives – £47,000 (Approximately) • Security Managers – £67,000 (Approximately)
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63/66 Hatton Garden, 5th Floor, Suite 23, London. EC1N 8LE, Dublin, United Kingdom

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