Security Guard Training UK

Security Guard Training UK, your reliable source for training, licensing and career related information. Whether you’re just beginning to investigate and plan your new career to become a security guard, or have already decided that being a security guard is what you want, you’ve come to the right place! Who we are Security Guard Training…

Working in the Security Services

Working in the Security Services

Working in the Security Services is something which comes with a huge amount of responsibility, which is why, before deciding to enter this profession it is of utmost importance that those who are interested, find out more about the industry. SGTUK will provide all the information about security guard service, ranging from the requirements to…

Training For Security Guards

Training For Security Guards

Security Guard Training and Requirements Becoming a security guard means getting excessive training which will enable you to perform your duties while you’re on your job. Trainings also create real life scenarios which will help in handling difficult situations if such arises whilst on duty as a security guard. Training also helps potential security guards…

Phonetic alphabets

Phonetic alphabets

Depending on your duties as a security guard, there are some basic phonetic alphabets to be aware of during radio communication. Specific words are used to spell out letters so there can be no mistaking letter sounds. A-M N-Z A = Alpha N = November B = Bravo O = Oscar C = Charlie P…

Information to record in an incident report

Information to record in an incident report

As a security officer you will be required to write reports as a result of an incident. A good report will include clear information of the incident, individuals involved in the incident, if any witnesses available and any actions that were taken. Essentially the report should cover the following Who What When Where Why This…

Dealing With Trespassers

Dealing With Trespassers

Dealing with trespassers can be a little tricky for security guards as they don’t have the powers to arrest, and trespassing isn’t classed as a criminal offence rather it is a civil offence There are a few things to keep in mind when trespassing occurs confirm there has been a tresspass; make sure the individual…

Arrest Procedures

Arrest Procedures

As a security guard you have to be aware of how to lawfully use your powers to arrest. Illegal use of peers could mean standing in the dock in a court explaining your actions – simply put, as a security guard you can make a citizen’s arrests – your powers are no more than this.…

Reporting a crime

Reporting a crime

As a security guard it is important to follow the prescribed course of action when reporting a crime. Consider the three ‘W’s WHEN: A crime should be reported as soon as it comes to your attention. It is important to be clear on what is an emergency crime involving danger to life or property to…

Security Search Procedures

Security Search Procedures

As a security guard, you may be required to search bodies or vehicles. One key thing to remember is that you have no powers and can only do this with permission. There are certain per-requisites for a search; 1. Is the person ( employee, visitor) aware they will be searched? In certain premises a body…

Security Guards on Patrol

Security Guards on Patrol

Regular patrols is one the main duties of a security guard. These patrols can be carried either on foot, in a vehicle or via CCTV cameras. In the security industry, there are four kinds of patrols; (1) Unlock or takeover patrol (2) Routine patrol (3) High risk area patrol (4) Lockup or handover patrol Unlock…

Security Guard Equipments

Security Guard Equipments

Security guards are required to have the right equipment to carry out their security duties safely and professionally. Generally, equipment needed for the job falls into two categories. (1) Health and safety equipment (2) Patrolling equipment Health and safety equipment Uniform Mini first aid kit Torch High visibility vest Depending on the area of work…

Security Officer Duties

Security Officer Duties

Regardless of where a security officer has been appointed to, i.e shops, banks, office building, you’ll find that most of their duties are the same. Prevention and detection of crime and unauthorised activities. This involves protecting people and premises from criminal activities such as criminal damage and theft. A security guard officer is also suppose…