Vehicle Immobiliser Training

In order to obtain an SIA licence you will need to show that you are trained to the right level. This applies to front line staff only.

To get one of the qualifications linked to Vehicle Immobiliser licensing you will need to attend and take three training modules and pass two exams. The duration of the training should be 27 hours. The course may be delivered over five days or during weekends and/or evening sessions.

Course Content

Common Security Industry Knowledge

  • Session 1: Awareness of the Law in the Private Security Industry
  • Session 2: Health and Safety for the Private Security Operative
  • Session 3: Fire Safety Awareness
  • Session 4: Emergency Procedures
  • Session 5: The Private Security Industry
  • Session 6: Communication Skills and Customer Care

Vehicle Immobiliser Specialist Module

  • Session 1: Introduction to Vehicle Immobilising and Removals
  • Session 2: Understanding Signs, Enforcement Vehicles and Immobilisation Devices
  • Session 3: Understanding Vehicle Registration Marks and Vehicle Exise Duty
  • Session 4: Immobilising a Vehicle
  • Session 5: Vehicle Removal and Relocation
  • Session 6: Completing Records
  • Session 7: Use of Photography and Awareness of Technology
  • Session 8: The Payment and Appeals Process
  • Session 9: Radio and Mobile Communication
  • Session 10: Parking Schemes and Permits
  • Session 11: Standards of Behaviour

Conflict Management Module

  • Session 1: Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk
  • Session 2: Defusing Conflict
  • Session 3: Resolving and Learning from Conflict
  • Session 4: Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Vehicle Immobilisers

Exemption and Part-exemption Arrangements

If you already have some form of qualification in vehicle immobilisation or other parking enforcement related activities it may mean that you are exempt from some of the SIA approved training.

More about exemption arrangements