This programme is vocational in nature, with knowledge and skills outcomes focusing on preparing people for entry to the workplace in the specific fields of Door and Event security. Emphasis is placed on knowledge of the industry and the law followed by an understanding of best practice procedures and thereafter the application of skills relevant to the practical day to day tasks, including emergency responses.
Static and Retail Security Course | QQI Level 4 Certification
Static and Retail Security Course SRSC22
Leading to a QQI Special Purpose Award in Guarding Skills at Level 4 (4N20604)
This programme is vocational in nature, with knowledge and skills outcomes focusing on preparing people for entry to the workplace in the specific fields of static and retail security. Emphasis is placed on knowledge of the industry and the law followed by an understanding of best practice procedures and thereafter the application of skills relevant to the practical day to day tasks, including emergency responses.
Successful completion can lead directly to employment within the security industry as the award satisfies the training requirements for licensing in the Security Guard (Static) sector as prescribed by the industry regulatory body, the Private Security Authority.
To access programmes leading to this award, candidates should have reached the standards of knowledge, skill and competence at Level 3 or Junior Certificate on the National Framework of Qualifications. Achievement of this may be through a formal qualification or relevant life and work experience. This means that entry is largely open to all adult candidates and there are no formal qualifications required to participate.
The Private Security Authority as the regulatory authority for the industry has also set criteria for entry onto a programme for the purpose of applying for a licence, these criteria include:
- You are asked to produce a passport or other evidence of identity
- You are asked to provide a utility bill as evidence of address
- You must be over eighteen years of age
- You must be competent in the English language
You will also need to provide your Personal Public Service Number (PPSN).
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The total duration of the programme is 100 hours.
This is broken down into 70 hours of self-directed learning or home study and 30 hours face to face classroom-based learning. It is a part-time programme; classroom aspects can be delivered on a day-release basis for example one day per week for four weeks or as an evening course. Self-directed learning involves 70 hours of practice, study, and research outside of the classroom.
Delivery of the full programme involves a candidate’s commitment to both classroom attendance and self-directed learning.
Duration: 5 day Course
Participants: Up to 12 participants / 1 Instructor
Please see the next date for the course at the bottom of this page
Additional Course Information
Comprehensive information on this programme is published in the Static and Retail Security -Programme Specific Information Document, available on the Security Institute website www.sii.ie
John Brennan – SII Approved Trainer
List of approved Security Institute of Ireland trainers can be found at this link
Successful completion of this programme leads to three certificates:
- QQI Special Purpose Award in Security Guarding Skills at Level 4 (10 Credits)
- Security Institute of Ireland Certificate in Static Security
- Security Institute of Ireland Certificate in Retail Security
For all bookings contact: email@example.com
€360pp (This includes certification)