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Expand your opportunities in the job market with a qualification from one of our short courses. We provide a range of different courses, in a variety of different sectors. Read on to discover how you could upskill, and drive your career options forward.

Security Course

Course Title Duration Eligibility Fee
Security Course 3 weeks
  • Unemployed, seek advice from your local job centre for referral
  • Right to work in the UK  and been UK resident for last 3 years
FREE for unemployed

Upcoming Courses

This is a regulated course, offering training in Security. This course is aimed at the unemployed looking to re-enter employment in the security field. This course is made up of multiple units giving knowledge and techniques in this sector. The course is designed to lead to employment in the licensing sector in roles such as: security guarding, event security, Key holding roles, security consultancy and much more.

The course is made up of 4 individual qualifications including Level 2 Award in Door Supervision, Level 2 Award in Security Guarding, Level 1 Personal Development in Employability, Level 2 Customer Service. After successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for your SIA badge.

The following Units will be covered:

  • Working in the Private Security Industry
  • Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry
  • Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry
  • Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry
  •  Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Employment based Skills

Training Delivery

The course will be delivered through a number of different learning methods such as presentations, role-play, multiple choice assessments, designed to be interactive and engage with each learner.

The course will require a basic level of fitness.

Assessment

As a regulated qualification this course will be assessed though 3 multiple choice examinations, one written exam and practical assessment.

After successfully completing the course you will receive a regulated Highfield (Awarding body) certificates in: Level 2 Award in Door Supervision, Level 2 Award in Security Guarding, Level 1 Personal Development in Employability, Level 2 Customer Service.

After successful results you will be able to apply for your SIA badge and be qualified in working within the Security industry:

The SIA licence is then applied directly with the SIA licencing party at https://www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk/Pages/licensing-applying.aspx

Typical Delivery Locations:

  • Gloucestershire College
  • Cheltenham College
  • The Arc, Eastern Avenue, GL4 3BD
  • Nationwide – Please Contact for further details

For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

CCTV Operator

Course Title Duration Eligibility Fee
CCTV operator 5 days
  • Unemployed, seek advice from your local job centre for referral
  • Right to work in the UK  and been UK resident for last 3 years
FREE for unemployed

Upcoming Courses

This is a regulated course ideal for anyone wishing to work as a CCTV operative in the security sector. The course will cover skills, techniques and knowledge needed.  The course covers roles and responsibility of a CCTV operators, codes of practice, operational procedures and guidelines, CCTV equipment and surveillance techniques.

The following units will be covered:

  • The key purposes of the Private Security Industry
  • The difference between civil and criminal law
  • The roles and responsibilities of each member of the CCTV team
  • The importance of accurate record-keeping
  • Equipment fault reporting procedures
  • Actions to take if a suspicious object is found in the CCTV control room
  • Assessing myself for a job and Personal behaviour for success

Training Delivery

The course will be delivered through a number of different learning methods such as presentations, role-play, multiple choice assessments, designed to be interactive and engage with each learner.

Assessment

As a regulated qualification this course will be assessed though 2 multiple choice examinations and practical assessment.

After successful completion of the course you will receive a regulated Highfield (Awarding body) certificate in Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Survellience) within the Private Security Industry.

The SIA licence is then applied directly with the SIA licencing party at https://www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk/Pages/licensing-applying.aspx

Typical Delivery Locations:

  • Gloucestershire College
  • Cheltenham College
  • The Arc, Eastern Avenue, GL4 3BD
  • Nationwide – Please Contact for further details

For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Warehouse and Storage

Course Title Duration Eligibility Fee
Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles 3 Weeks
  • Unemployed, seek advice from your local job centre for referral
  • Right to work in the UK  and been UK resident for last 3 years
FREE for unemployed

Upcoming Courses

This is a regulated qualification ideal for anyone who is wishing to pursue a career working within the logistics sector and in particular within warehouse and storage. The course will cover knowledge requirements in how to process orders and dispatch goods, how to deliver effective customer service, health and safety, CSCS Card, First Aid, Fork lift training, Security, legislation and how to be an effective team worker.

The following units will be covered:

  • Understand how to receive and store goods and materials
  • Understand how to process orders and dispatch goods
  • Understand how to deliver effective customer service
  • Understand Health, Safety, Security and Legislation
  • Understand how to be an effective team worker
  • CSCS Card – dependent on requirements
  • First Aid
  • Fork Lift Truck Training

Training Delivery

The course will be delivered through a number of different learning methods such as presentations, role-play, group discussion, and group and individual exercises designing to be interactive and engage with each learner.

Assessment

The course will be assessed throughout, completing portfolio based evidence.

After successful completion of the course you will receive a regulated Highfield (Awarding body) Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles.

Typical Delivery Locations:

  • Gloucestershire College

For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Railway Engineering

Course Title Duration Eligibility Fee
Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance & Level 2 Certificate in Rail Engineering Underpinning Knowledge Duration: 8 Weeks Monday-Friday
  • Unemployed, seek advice from your local job centre for referral
  • Right to work in the UK  and been UK resident for last 3 years
Free for the unemployed

Upcoming Courses

This qualification has been developed to provide you with underpinning knowledge and related practical skills within a track maintenance environment, along with practical experience and expectations of the situations that you could face in this job role.

It covers knowledge and understanding of a broad range of maintenance competencies and has been developed in consultation with colleges, training associations and industry experts to ensure that it meets the needs of the Rail Engineering sector. The qualification covers a wide range of subjects including Health and Safety, Mathematics, Track Construction and Components, Mechanised Maintenance, Track Geometry and much more.

This qualification will be achieved when you have successfully completed 12 units from the Level 2 NVQ Diploma and 4 units from the Level 2 Certificate Underpinning Knowledge, plus practical assessments on a live track.

The qualification will include:

  • Safety Awareness
  • Fire Awareness
  • Manual Handling
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Plant Training & Assessment
  • Hand Tools Training & Assessment
  • Sponsorship/Sentinel Registration
  • Network Rail Approved Drugs, Alcohol and Medical Screening
  • Personal Track Safety
  • Industry Common Induction
  • Track Induction Course
  • Approved Personal Protective Equipment
  • City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Rail Engineering Underpinning Knowledge

The course has been designed to maximise practical hands on experience all underpinned with the theory. It will be Blended learning – a mixture of classroom, practical sessions and home study.

After successful completion of the course you will receive a regulated City and Guilds Certificate in:

  • L2 NVQ Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance
  • L2 Certificate in Rail Engineering Underpinning Knowledge

Career options available to you after completion of the course:

  • Track Operative
  • PTS Trackman

Nationwide – Please Contact for further details

COURSE FEEDBACK

Jamie - Learner
Jamie - LearnerSecurity Course
Great Course! I completed a full security course, over the past 3 weeks, and have learnt so much and will recommend to others!
Mark - Learner
Mark - LearnerSecurity Course
“Thoroughly enjoyed the 3 week course. Our tutor made it interesting and made me feel comfortable, highly recommend to everyone!”

Mark has now gone on to be employed as a full time Security guard at his local college.

Anthony - Learner
Anthony - Learner CCTV Operator
Very professional and informative a very good course concise and clear at all times.

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