Archive for the ‘Security / SIA’ Category

Level 3 Award for Deliverers of Physical Intervention Training in the Private Security Industry (QCF)

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

The City and Guilds Level 3 Award for Deliverers of Physical Intervention Training in the Private Security Industry (QCF) is now going live, so all candidates completing the award will get an SIA recognised certificate from City and Guilds.  This certificate will also have the Ofqual logo and have full QCF recognition.

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New SIA replacement body to have statutory powers

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Rumors about the future and potential replacement of the SIA (Security Industry Authority) abound following last years’ announcement that it had been removed from iminent threat of closure.

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City and Guilds 2886 Award for the Deliverers of Conflict Management Training

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

The new City and Guilds 2886 Award for the Deliverers of Conflict Management Training is the award you will need if you are going to teach Conflict Management or any of the SIA courses such as Security Guard, Door Supervisor or Close Protection.  City & Guilds 2886 is also really useful if you are teaching any staff who are in public-facing sectors such as retail, public transport and hospitality.

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SIA Chief Executive writes to all of us

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

The SIA Chief Executive, Bill Butler, has written an open letter to everybody in the private security industry outlining possible changes to the regulation an enforcement currently in for for both security personnel and security companies.

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Physical Intervention Training

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Physical Intervention training is now compulsory for all Door Supervisors working at licensed premises such as pubs, clubs and bars.  Under the SIA (Security Industry Authority) licensing scheme all front line staff in this role need to have had appropriate training in the Physical Intervention skills that they might need to restrain or escort a person from the premises.

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