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Withdrawal of NOCN Security Qualifications

Ref : B19-62

Type : Withdrawal

Date : 30 September 2019

Which qualifications are being withdrawn?

The following licence to practice Security qualifications are to be withdrawn on 31st March 2020:

601/5112/2 NOCN Level 2 Award for Working as a Cash and
Valuables in Transit Operative within the Private Security Industry

601/5108/0 NOCN Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV
Operative (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry

601/5110/9 NOCN Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor
within the Private Security Industry

601/5107/9 NOCN Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer
within the Private Security Industry

601/5109/2 NOCN Level 2 Award for Upskilling a Door Supervisor
within the Private Security Industry

What is the last date for registrations?

The last date for registrations is 31st March 2020.

What is the last date for certification?

The last date for qualification certifications will be 31st August 2020. Further information about last test resit dates for current licence to practice Security qualifications will be issued in early 2020.

Are there replacement qualifications?

Yes. However no replacement qualification will be available for 601/5109/2 NOCN Level 2 Award for Upskilling a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry.

From 1st April 2020 any new licence applicants, who have not achieved a licence to practice qualification in the previous three years will need to achieve the new replacement Security qualifications, to be launched on 1st April 2020. Work is currently taking place to finalise the learning outcomes, assessment criteria and indicative content for units in the replacement qualifications to ensure that they meet the objectives from the series of SIA consultations in 2018 and 2019. The review is also focusing on how the new suite of qualifications will be assessed and internally quality assured, with a particular emphasis on ensuring that training delivery, internal assessment and internal quality assurance is robust as part of the continuing drive to raise standards within the sector and to combat potential training malpractice.