December 2014 update
This month’s update includes the new Security Licence to Practise qualifications, and new techniques and advice for Physical Intervention training.
New Security Licence to Practise qualifications
As you know, the Security Licence to Practise qualifications are changing from 1 January 2015.
For more information on the changes, including qualification structures, guided learning hours, SIA mandatory contact hours, methods of assessment, trainer requirements and details of new role plays that you’ll be required to use, please see the document below:
In November’s update we provided a summary of the changes in the level 2 units. Please see the documents below summarising the changes in the new level 3 Close Protection units:
Physical Intervention changes
Physical Intervention training will include some new techniques, manoeuvres and advice including:
Providing Security Services Apprenticeship
The knowledge component of the Providing Security Services Apprenticeship has been updated to include the new SIA Licence to Practise units. From 1 January 2015 new learners will need to register on the Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate of Principles of Providing Security Services: 601/5081/6.
Learners registered on the current Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Knowledge of Providing Security Services must sit and pass the tests for the Licence to Practise units and claim certification for the qualification by 31 March 2015.