6 Modules – £29

Working Within the Private Security Industry

CPD Approved

In the UK, the private security industry provides manned, physical and technical systems to help protect people, premises and property. It can also help prevent and detect crimes and any activities that could be considered unauthorised as well as offering expertise in monitoring and responding to safety risks.

This course is an introduction to the private security industry, and the main services it covers. It discusses the body which regulates the industry, highlights the standards of behaviour expected from security operatives, and the law as it relates to the industry.

It includes an in-depth look at health and safety issues, the concept of duty of care and examines a range of emergency situations which security operatives might be involved with. The course also covers communication skills, including tips for effective radio communication and instructions on how to use the phonetic alphabet.

Course Modules and % Pass required

  • 1. Working in the Private Security Industry 70% 70%
  • 2. Civil and Criminal Law 70% 70%
  • 3. Health and Safety 70% 70%
  • 4. Fire Procedures 70% 70%
  • 5. Emergencies 70% 70%
  • 6. Communication Skills and Customer Service 70% 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).