Security Guard Training - Exemption Arrangements

If you have already completed a training course and hold a qualification in security guarding you may be exempt from all or part of the training required for an SIA licence.

It is important to ensure that training remains current. Therefore, qualifications allowing exemption from the SIA approved training must be no more than three years old, except where otherwise stated.

Qualification / Award / Units Training Required Exam Required
NVQ Level 2 in Providing Security Services

Must include units 224, HSS1, ICS9, SLP2, SLP4, SLP6, SLP7, SLP8
Working in the Private Security Industry (Common Security Knowledge)

Conflict Management Module
Working in the Private Security Industry (Common Security Knowledge)

Conflict Management Module