Security update - January 2021

An update on everything new within the Security sector.

Read more

Security Licence to Practise Update

The SIA licence linked qualifications listed below have a last registration date of March 31 2021:

  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry
  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Upskilling Door Supervisors within the Private Security Industry
  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator within the Private Security Industry
  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry
  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Working as a Vehicle Immobiliser within the Private Security Industry 

Learners registered on or before March 31 2021 have until June 30 2021 to achieve all units and claim certification. Learners will be able to sit the tests for these qualifications until June 14 2021. Learners who do not complete and claim the qualification by June 30, 2021 will have to register onto the new qualifications if they wish to complete a licence-linked qualification in order to apply for licence to practice.

The new licence linked qualifications listed below will be available for learner registration from April 1 2021:

  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry
  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for CCTV Operators (Public Space Surveillance) in the Private Security Industry
  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry

Please note that we will not be offering a Vehicle Immobiliser qualification from April 1 2021.

From October 2021 anyone wishing to renew their Door Supervisor or Security Officer licence will be required to achieve the following qualifications before they can submit their licence renewal application to the SIA:

  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry (Top Up)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry (Top Up)

These qualifications will be available for learner registration from April 1 2021.  Tests will be available from June 1 2021.

What do you think?
Close
×

Are you sure you want to exit this session?