Working Within the Private Security Industry

The private security industry is responsible for protecting a wide range of assets, from premises and property to people. The primary role of private security is to deter or prevent crime, but it doesn’t stop there…

Individuals within the private security industry can often take on secondary roles such as monitoring and dealing with safety issues. This course provides an overview of the private security sector and the activities you may be expected to undertake.

You will be taken through the laws that govern the sector through to health and safety regulations, fire procedures, how to handle emergencies and much more.

Who is this course for?

Anyone that is new to or would like a career in the private security sector. It can also be useful for individuals working with people within the sector to understand the work they carry out.

What are the benefits of this course?

This course is recognised by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development).

Did you know?

In 2019, the HSE reported the following:

  • 1.4 million people suffered from work-related illnesses
  • 147 workers were killed on-the-job
  • There were 550,000 workplace injuries
  • £15 billion (approx.) was spent on work-related injuries

Course Modules

Module Module Name Pass %
1 Working in the Private Security Industry
2 Civil & Criminal Law
3 Health and Safety
4 Fire Procedures
5 Emergencies
6 Communication Skills & Customer Service


90 minute

Why Choose DDR Consultants

We are a provider of online health and safety training courses and accredited by leading industry organisations. For example, our courses are accredited and approved by a variety of bodies including RoSPA, IATP, CPD, iiRSM and Gatehouse Awards.

In addition to being recognised by leading organisations, we offer you the flexibility to complete our courses at a time that is convenient to you from any location with Internet access. Upon completion you will also receive a certificate stating your results.

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Price: £35