How it works

Get trained
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  • Choose the Right Course

    Identify the specific SIA course that aligns with your career goals, whether it's Door Supervision, Security Guard Training, or just first Aid.

  • Check Eligibility Requirements

    Review any eligibility criteria.
    Generally, you must be at least 18 years old, have the legal right to work in the UK, and possess a clean criminal record.

  • Enroll in the Course

    Contact book a course to enroll in the course. This may involve completing an application form and providing necessary documentation.

  • Attend the Course

    Attend the scheduled training sessions, whether in-person or online. Participate actively in class activities, practical exercises, and assessments.

  • Pass Assessments

    Successfully complete all required assessments and examinations. This may include written tests, practical assessments, and scenario-based evaluations.

  • Apply for SIA License

    After completing the course, apply for an SIA license through the official SIA website.
    The application process involves submitting personal details, proof of identity, and evidence of completing the required training.

  • Pay License Fee

    Pay the necessary SIA license fee. The fee structure may vary depending on the type of license and duration.

  • Wait for Approval

    The SIA will review your application. Once approved, you will receive your SIA license, allowing you to legally work in the private security industry.

How Apply for an SIA licence