It is actually possible to get your SIA Licence for free if you are currently unemployed and living in the London area. “Free 2 Learn” have been offering free SIA training on their popular security training courses for Door Supervision and CCTV for a while now.
Upon successful completion of the course, a candidate will be able to apply for their SIA licence and work as a door supervisor or CCTV operator.
Other training providers are offering the same courses for up to £400 in price. Free to learn will also pay for the licence application once you have passed the relevant exams. This really is a fantastic opportunity for those currently out of work.
Principally you have to be over 19 to apply for the free course, you also have to be a UK resident. (The unemployed status means you have to be currently receiving JSA, ESA or Income Support to be eligible).
On completion of the course you will have the following qualifications:
You can find more details of the free 2 learn SIA training courses at: www.free2learn.org.uk