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Security Guard Top Up Courses

Why do I need the SIA Security Guard Top Up Training Courses Manchester for Security Guard License ? 

Its compulsory to complete the Security Guard Top UP training to renew your license. On 1 April 2021, the SIA introduced new critical safety elements to their licence holder qualifications.

This Security Guard Top Up Training is To ensure that current Security Guard licence holders have the same level qualification as those who are newly qualified, the SIA has developed top-up training. Top-up Door Supervisor training will align the skills of those renewing licences with new licence holders since 1 April 2021, when the standards changed.

Do I need SIA Top-up training course for a Security Guard licence as well? 

Yes, you will need an SIA Top Up Training if you currently hold an Security Guard licence, which means you will need to attend top-up training. From 1 October 2021, you must have one of the following before you can apply for, or renew your licence:

  1. One of the new SIA Qualifications set in place in April 2021.
  2. Or, one of the older licence-linked qualifications, a valid First-Aid certificate, and a Top-Up qualification.

What will the SIA top-up training course include?

Security Guard licence holders will be required to undertake an additional one day of top-up training.

This Top Up training will include Terror Threat Awareness and Minimising Personal Risk for Security Officers. Part of the SIA changes also require licence holders to have a Emergency First Aid Certificate. Before renewing your licence, you must either prove you have a minimum of 12 months before expiry on any current first aid certificate or you must attend an Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification or equivalent, before attending any top-up training.


First Aid Safety Training Centre in Bury, Greater Manchester. BL9 0DA

Cost: £99 per person - 15th February 2024 Book Here


Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry – assessed by a practical test and a written multiple-choice examination.



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