Bodyguard: The Reality – Part 2 of 2

Following on from part 1 of this article I will now talk about what to expect once you have completed your Close Protection Training, and have received your Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. This is a loose guide, as circumstances are always different, however it should...
Posted On 11 Jun 2013
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Bodyguard: The Reality – Part 1 of 2

To those outside the industry the term “bodyguard” often throws up some interesting images along the lines of rock star wages, gun fights and car chases while hanging around with beautiful Hollywood A-listers just waiting for that moment to pounce and save the day...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013
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How To Become A Security Guard

To work as a professional Security Guard in the UK you need to be licensed by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Without this licence it is illegal to work in any capacity as a security officer/operative, apart from those wishing to work in house or directly employed by a...
Posted On 28 Jan 2013
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How To Become A Door Supervisor

To work in the UK as a Door Supervisor (sometimes referred to as a bouncer), you need to obtain a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA). The SIA are the regulatory body for the UK Security Industry and it is they who lay down the rules on who should and who...
Posted On 21 Jan 2013
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Security Training Certificates Withdrawn Amid Training Malpractice Allegations

The UK Security Directory has been made aware of the following information from the SIA. Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) has withdrawn a number of certificates awarded via training providers Get Licensed and Adult Learning Network Ltd (who previously operated as AAB...
Posted On 18 Nov 2012
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