Guarding Skills

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QQI Level 4: 4N1118 Guarding Skills (4 days)

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Guarding Skills

Who is this course for?

This security course is aimed at participants who wish to gain new skills and enter into the private security industry. This course may also be beneficial to those who wish to progress to further training in security or related fields.

What will I gain from this course?

Upon completion of the Guarding Skills programme, successful participants will be able to apply to Private Security Authority to obtain their Static Licence.

Course Overview

The following units are covered in the Guarding Skills programme:

  • Basic principles of the Security Industry in Ireland
  • Private Security Services
  • Regulatory Bodies in the industry
  • Cash handling procedures
  • Emergency handling procedures
  • Relevant industry-related legislation
  • Loss and fraud prevention
  • Security tools and equipment
  • Use of reasonable force
  • Personal and Interpersonal Skills

Course Outcomes

On completion of the Guarding Skills programme, participants will have:

  • An expanded awareness of the security industry in the context of mainstream or retail vocational setting.
  • An understanding of the basic principles and development of the security industry in Ireland to include criminal, civil, employment and Health and Safety legislation
  • Developed their knowledge of the private security services and related legislation to include applying their learning to the role of the security officer.
  • The ability to apply new skills in a variety of situations.
  • Developed an awareness of their own personal traits and how these are relevant to developing the necessary professional qualities required of a security officer.
  • The ability to communicate effectively within the workplace.

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Dates & Locations

3010100: Guarding Skills 4N1118

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