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    Welcome To The SIA Licence Hub

    Aug 13 • 101 Views • Comments Off

    Your online resource for SIA Licence and training advice. The Hub has everything you need to make your life easier as you begin your career as a security officer. Licence and training requirements, profiles of UK training centres, step by step guides and...

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    How to Become A Security Guard

    Aug 5 • 83 Views • No Comments

    You will find information all over the Hub on how to become a security guard. The type of SIA Training course you have to take, what’s on the course, and how to sign up to it. Even where to find the jobs after you have qualified. However, as this...

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    Close Protection Companies

    May 16 • 184 Views • No Comments

    Finding a job as a close protection officer isn’t easy, however one of the best places to start is to research close protection companies and try to get on their books. What you need is contacts and recommendations in this game, however there is nothing to...

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    Door Supervisor Insurance

    May 7 • 62 Views • No Comments

    Depending on how you are employed as a door supervisor, you may well have to take care of your own door supervisor insurance coverage. However, even if your employer has taken care of the insurance for you, you should make efforts to be aware exactly how you...

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    CCTV Vacancies

    Feb 21 • 63 Views • No Comments

    Looking to find open CCTV vacancies need not be a chore. There are a number of avenues open to you in pursuit of your next CCTV role, whether it be as an operator or installer. These days the majority of CCTV vacancies will be advertised on the Internet. One...

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How to Become A Security Guard

Aug 5 • 83 Views • No Comments

You will find information all over the Hub on how to become a security guard. The type of SIA Training course you have to take, what’s on the course, and how to sign...

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The Dangers of Being a Security Guard

Some of you may have noticed however recently on the SIA Licence Hub we have added a news section to the site. Here we aim to cover daily...

Jun 9 • 46 Views

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Essential Security Guard Equipment

Every security guard should be correctly equipped for the job. Sometimes your employer will supply you with the security equipment you...

May 31 • 82 Views

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Static Security Guarding

While looking through the job section you may come across a listing for a static security guard. You will also find security guard...

May 23 • 43 Views

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CCTV Training Practical Assessment

Feb 25 • 47 Views • No Comments

So you are about to take your CCTV Training Practical Assessment. Very often, knowing what the examiner is marking you on is half the battle. Well here at the SIA...

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CCTV Vacancies

Looking to find open CCTV vacancies need not be a chore. There are a number of avenues open to you in pursuit of your...

Feb 21 • 63 Views

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Top 5 CCTV Surveillance Signals – How to tune into incidents

As for all areas of security, simply completing the course and successfully applying for your SIA licence will not make...

Aug 21 • 36 Views

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Top 10 Tips to Finding Work in the Security Industry

The first part of this article gives an introduction to the industry, the types of roles available and the kind of...

Jul 24 • 105 Views

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Door Supervisor Insurance

May 7 • 62 Views • No Comments

Depending on how you are employed as a door supervisor, you may well have to take care of your own door supervisor insurance coverage. However, even if your employer has...

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SIA Licence & Guarding Events

It can be confusing trying to work out exactly what circumstances an SIA licence is required. You may wish to take a part time work at...

Oct 20 • 396 Views

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North East SIA Training Programme to be rolled out across the UK

A recent SIA Training initiative conducted in the North East is now going to be used throughout the UK. All door supervisors, will have to...

Sep 30 • 44 Views

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Door Supervisor Tips – Point of Entry

The point of entry, which is the obviously the entrance to the venue, is the first contact a customer will have with an establishment. As a...

Sep 2 • 99 Views

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Royal Close Protection Officers Under Investigation

Aug 19 • 57 Views • No Comments

Even elite close protection officers find themselves under scrutiny from time to time. The elite armed police officers, (those that are trained to protect the Royal...

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Beyond the Close Protection SIA Training Course

In this article we are going to have a look at what courses are available to you, once you have passed the initial SIA...

Jul 5 • 56 Views

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Close Protection Companies

Finding a job as a close protection officer isn’t easy, however one of the best places to start is to research close...

May 16 • 184 Views

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Close Protection Training & the SAS

The SAS are probably the most infamous elite army regiment in the world. Standing for Special Air Service, the...

Feb 24 • 60 Views