Security Screening BS7858

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3 Hours


From £150

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Course Overview

The Security Screening BS7858 course is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct background checks and security screening in compliance with the BS7858 standard. This training covers the principles of security screening, relevant legislation, and best practices for ensuring a thorough and compliant vetting process.

Course content

Overview of BS7858 standard and its importance
Key definitions and terms used in security screening
Understanding relevant laws and regulations
Responsibilities of a security screener
Steps involved in the BS7858 screening process
Gathering and verifying information
Identifying and mitigating risks during the screening process
Best practices for maintaining compliance
Case studies and role-playing exercises
Hands-on practice in conducting screenings


This course is ideal for HR professionals, security managers, and anyone involved in the vetting and screening process within the security industry.

Participants must be at least 18 years old and have a basic understanding of English.

The certification is valid for 3 years, after which a refresher course may be required.

The course lasts 3 hours and costs £150, including all training materials, assessment fees, and certification.

You can book your spot through our booking page or by contacting us at contact information.

Bring a valid ID and any personal materials you prefer to use for practical exercises.