What's it all about?
Anyone wishing to work in the private security industry requires a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence to practise. The BIIAB Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry is a nationally recognised industry standard qualification and successful completion of the course along with a satisfactory criminal records history will enable an individual to apply for an SIA Security Guarding Licence. The qualification comprises of 3 units and is run over 3 days.
Is it suitable for me?
The Level 2 Award in Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry, is ideal for anyone who is looking to start work in the Private Security Sector. This qualification will entitle the individual to apply for a licence as a Security Guard and undertake a variety of jobs from retail security to guarding building sites.
How will I be assessed?
The Level 2 Award in Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry is assessed through the completion of 3 multiple choice examinations. The multiple choice examinations are marked externally by the BIIAB. This qualification is registered on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) at Level 2 and holds a credit value of 3.