PSA Licence Awards: QQI Door Security Procedures & Guarding Skills

Security

New Course. Early Deadline: Enrolling for Saturdays.

Live Online, 09:00-12:00, from Saturday 24 April for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.)

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.

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).


Online Classes

Now enrolling for Online classes.

Location: Online
Study online with live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, and your study notes and course materials online on Moodle. How do online classes work?.

Nights: Saturday
Times: 09:00 to 12:00
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Saturday, 24 April 2021

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 College day students. (Course costs already include QQI certification.)

Information Nights: Facebook Live Events every Friday at 7.30pm for all the latest information and answers to your questions.
Enrolment: Early Deadline: Enrol online here before Saturday, 03 April 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

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