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Highfield Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Providing Security Services (RQF)


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who wish to broaden their knowledge of the security industry.

Learners can choose units in security guarding, door supervision and CCTV. The optional units cover a wide range of subjects that learners will find useful in a variety of roles, particularly in providing potential progression routes to supervisory roles or enhancing their current role with skills in setting and meeting targets or solving work-related problems.  The qualification forms the knowledge component for the Apprenticeship in Providing Security Services.

How long will it take?

The complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake a total qualification time (TQT) of 148-hours, and of this, 113-hours is recommended as guided learning (GL). 

Topics covered

These include Working within the private security industry, conflict management within the private security industry, solving work-related problems, building working relationships with customers, understanding security and loss prevention in a retail business, communicating solutions to others, building working relationships with colleagues and developing personal skills for leadership.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by portfolio of evidence and multiple-choice examination.

Invaluable support for your learners

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Qualification Specification 

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.