SIA Security Guarding Top Up

SIA Security Guarding Top Up within the Private Security Industry

2 Day Course includes our SIA First Aid Course

Certificate valid for 3 years

This regulated SIA Security Guarding Top-Up qualification is designed for those learners who undertook their Security Guarding qualification prior to the launch of the regulated Security Guarding qualification. If successfully achieved, it allows them to meet their mandatory top-up requirements for Security Guards and to retain their SIA license. It is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications, and the subjects covered include understanding relevant counter-terrorism issues, queue management, and physical intervention.

If you hold a valid first-aid certificate with 12 months still left on the expiry date then please call us to book on 01726 932293 or email admin@cornwalltraining.com

How long will it take?

To complete this SIA Security Guarding Top-Up qualification learners are expected to undertake approximately 6 hours of learning over 1 day.

Topics covered

These include principles of terror threat awareness, principles of using equipment as a door supervisor, and the application of physical intervention skills.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by practical assessments and multiple-choice examinations.

What does the course cover?

  • Principles of Terror Threat Awareness in the Private Security Industry
  • Principles of Minimising Personal Risk for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry
  • First Aid (if required)

If you don’t already hold a license you will need to complete the Full Door Supervisor course, then visit the page for Door Supervisor Training

Identification Requirements

Please ensure you have the correct ID documents prior to booking on the course, as failure to provide the documentation on the course will prevent you from starting the course. 

The full ID list can be found HERE

For more information from the SIA please visit their website at SIA

SIA Security Officer Top Up