The Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry is for learners who work in, or who want to work in, the security industry as a Security Officer.

It gives learners the opportunity to:

  • develop knowledge related to the Private Security industry, including, the purpose of the industry, the functions of the regulator, governing legislation and the acceptable work practices, procedures and standard
  • develop skills in conflict management and their abilities in managing and resolving conflict in the context of the role of a Security Officer
  • learn about the role, duties and responsibilities of a Security Officer. This covers areas such as patrolling, access and egress control, searching procedures, electronic and physical protection systems, reporting and record keeping, as well as legislation relevant to a security officer
  • achieve a nationally-recognised Level 2 qualification
  • achieve a licence to practise
  • develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning.