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Door Security Procedures and Guarding Skills QQI Certificates

Door Security Procedures: This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work under supervision as a door security personnel performing practical security duties and procedures and responding to security situations in order to maintain a safe and secure environment for patrons, staff and members of the public.

Guarding Skills: This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work under supervision as a security officer performing practical security duties and procedures and responding to security situations in a variety of settings including static and the retail industry.


Online Classes

EnrolmentNow enrolling for Online classes.
NightsSaturday
Times09:00 to 12:00
Duration10 Weeks
StartingSaturday, 02 October 2021
TutorTadgh O’Callaghan
LocationOnline
Live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, study notes and course materials online on Moodle.
How do online classes work?
Price€175.00
*€165.00 with online discount, €122.50 for Social Welfare/PUP, €122.50 for Old Age Pension recipients, €105.00 for current and just graduated Mallow campus day students, FREE on the Training Support Grant.
DeadlineEnrol online here before Saturday, 18 September 2021.

Award

QQI 4N1114 Door Security Procedures, Level 4
QQI, 4N1118 Guarding Skills, Level 4

Learning Outcomes

  • Door Security Procedures
  • Explain the legislation, regulations and standards governing the provision of a private security service to include reference to the Private Security Services legislation, relevant national and international standards and the role of the Private Security Authority.
  • Explain the role of private security services in relation to the role of other agencies which deal with crime prevention.
  • Distinguish between legal codes and practices relating to the role of the Door Security Personnel to include: criminal and civil law, the rights of the individual, health and safety legislation, equality legislation and security industry licensing requirements and relevant national and international standards.
  • Explain the status of representatives of authorised bodies entering premises to include a member of An Garda Siochana, fire officer, customs officer, health and safety Inspector and representatives of the security industry regulatory body.
  • State the principal points of relevant national labour regulations.
  • List a range of personal and professional qualities required of a Door Security Person.
  • Outline relevant health and safety requirements including dealing with fire and fire regulations, and other areas, that relate to the role of the Door Security Person.
  • Explain what is meant by loss prevention and detection.
  • Explain what is meant by reasonable and necessary force.
  • Contrast the role and responsibilities of a Door Security Person employed directly by a client (inhouse) and the provision of a contract security service.
  • Explain appropriate conflict resolution techniques for dealing with a range of incidents.
  • Carry out the duties and procedures required of a Door Security Person.
  • Respond appropriately to security incidents and emergencies.
  • Use a variety of supporting security tools and equipment.
  • Complete the various duties involved in the work of a Door Security Person to include the preservation of a scene of crime and the recording of incidents and liaison with appropriate agencies and organisations.
  • Use appropriate communications skills and a range of customer service techniques in a variety of situations in the workplace.
  • Guarding Skills
  • Explain the legislation, regulations and standards governing the provision of a private security service to include reference to the Private Security Services legislation, relevant national and international standards and the role of the Private Security Authority.
  • Explain the role of private security services in relation to other agencies which deal with crime and loss prevention.
  • Distinguish between legal codes and practices relating to the role of the security officer to include – criminal and civil law, rights of the individual, health and safety legislation, equality legislation and security industry licensing requirements and relevant national and international standards.
  • Explain the status of representatives of authorised bodies entering premises to include a member of An Garda Siochana, fire officer, health and safety inspector, representative of the security industry regulatory body.
  • Contrast the role and responsibilities of a security officer employed directly by a client in-house and the provision of a contract security service.
  • State the principal points of relevant national labour regulations.
  • Explain a range of personal and professional qualities required of a security officer.
  • Indicate relevant health and safety requirements, including dealing with fire, that impact on the duties and responsibilities of the security officer.
  • Explain what is meant by loss and fraud prevention.
  • Explain what is meant by reasonable and necessary force.
  • Outline appropriate on-site cash handling procedures 12 Carry out the duties and procedures required of a security officer.
  • Respond appropriately to security incidents and emergencies.
  • Use a variety of supporting security tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrate appropriate procedures for dealing with a suspect.
  • Demonstrate a range of procedures for loss prevention and identification.
  • Demonstrate procedures for the preservation of a scene of crime, the recording of incidents and liaison with appropriate agencies and organisations.
  • Use appropriate communications skills and a range of customer service techniques in a variety of situations in the workplace.

Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 4N1114 Door Security Procedures, Level 4, QQI, 4N1118 Guarding Skills, Level 4

Course Requirements

Course Costs

Course costs already include QQI certification.

Grant Funding

Courses can be free for Social Welfare or PUP recipients with the Training Support Grant (up to €1,000 per year).

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