SIA Security Guard Training Course in Basildon

This 4 day course at our Laindon, Basildon Training Centre in Essex is designed to train new Security Guards and Security Officers employed in industrial or commercial premises, to achieve the required accreditation enabling the application for an SIA License in Security Guarding.  This course culminates in three multiple-choice exams.

Course Syllabus

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Turner Business Centre
Unit 2, Westpoint
11 Durham Road
SS15 6PH

Which is a 5 minute walk from Laindon Rail station.


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Rail and Underground

Our Barking Centre is easy to reach the following rail stations:

  • West Ham
  • Barking
  • Upminster
  • West Horndon
  • Basildon
  • Pitsea
  • Benfleet
  • Leigh-on-Sea
  • Chalkwell
  • Westcliff
  • Southend Central
  • Southend East
  • Thorpe Bay
  • Shoeburyness

Course Syllabus
    Working within the Private Security Industry
    The main characteristics of the Private Security Industry
    Legislation as it applies to the individual in carrying out a licensable activity
    The importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements
    Fire procedures in the workplace
    Emergencies and the importance of emergency procedures
    The importance of communication skills and customer care
    Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry
    The Role of a Security Officer within the PSI
    The law relevant to the role of a security officer
    The importance of, and reasons for, patrolling
    Controlling Access to and Egress from a site
    Searching relevant to a security officer
    The purpose and functions of different types of electronic and physical protection systems
    Reporting and record keeping relevant to a security officer

    Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry
    The principles of conflict management appropriate to their role
    How to Recognise, Assess and Reduce Risk in Conflict Situations
    How to communicate in emotive situations to de-escalate conflict
    How to Develop and Use Problem Solving Strategies for Resolving Conflict
    Good Practice to Follow after Conflict Situations