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Intermediate Apprenticeship in Providing Security Services

This apprenticeship is designed to deliver the required practical skills and knowledge, and also to develop generic workplace skills and knowledge that are increasingly important to employers.

  • Programme ID: (30005011)
  • Sector: Security
  • Framework: Security

The Private Security Industry makes a key contribution to the UK economy and to the security and safety of the nation, its businesses and its citizens. This apprenticeship is an ideal way to lead into, or enhance a career within the security services sector. It is designed to deliver the required practical skills and knowledge, and also to develop generic workplace skills and knowledge that are increasingly important to employers.

Example job roles:

Door Supervisor - Maintaining the security of customers, staff and property at licensed venues.

CCTV Operator - Monitoring areas using CCTV systems, maintaining CCTV recording media libraries and preserving potential evidence. Maintaining the operational performance of CCTV systems.

Security Officer - Carrying out security functions including monitoring and maintaining security of property and premises, controlling entry to and access from premises, carrying out searches and controlling security incidents.

Qualifications:

Competence Qualification:

  • NOCN Level 2 Certificate in Providing Security Services (600/0447/2)
  • Credit Value: 22
  • Guided Learning Hours: 138

Knowledge Qualification:

  • NOCN Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Providing Security Services (601/5084/1)
  • Credit Value: 15
  • Guided Learning Hours: 119

Functional Skills:

To complete the apprenticeship apprentices may need to do functional skills if they don’t have the adequate qualifications, the qualifications that can be taken with this apprenticeship are:

  • NOCN Functional Skills qualification in English Level 1 (500/8499/9) NOCN
  • Functional Skills qualification in Mathematics Level 1 (500/8501/3)

Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR):

The ERR workbook is provided by Skills for Security (available by contacting Customer Relations on 08450 750111 or emailing
info@skillsforsecurity.org.uk). See the AFO website for further details.

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS):

This group of skills are completed as part of the competency or knowledge-based qualifications. The skills covered are:

  • Creative thinking
  • Independent enquiry
  • Reflective learning
  • Team working
  • Self management
  • Effective participation

The Framework for the English apprenticeship can be found here.

The Framework for the Welsh apprenticeship can be found here.