QNUK's Security, Justice & Defence Department

Our specialist department is established by staff with decades of operational experience and knowledge within these subject areas. From security guards, to close protection operatives (both UK and abroad) we apply genuine frontline experience to industry leading functional qualifications which set us aside in a protective services environment. Established in 2019 the department is growing rapidly and so are the qualifications we have to offer, so check back here regularly for updates...

Our Security qualifications include the following:


Qualification title: QNUK Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry (RQF)

Qualification accreditation number: 603/6804/4

Description: This qualification will provide the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for those working, or interested in working, as a CCTV Operator within the Private Security Industry and require an SIA Licence to Practice. The qualification will support a role in the workplace.

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Qualification title: QNUK Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry (RQF)

Qualification accreditation number: 603/6802/0

Description: This qualification is intended for learners who work or want to work as Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry and require an SIA Licence to Practice. This qualification will support a role in the workplace.

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Qualification title: QNUK Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry (RQF)

Qualification accreditation number: 603/6803/2

Description: This qualification will provide the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for those working, or interested in working, as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry and require an SIA Licence to Practice. The qualification will support a role in the workplace.

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Qualification title: QNUK Level 2 Award in Behavioural Detection Analysis (RQF)

Qualification accreditation number: 603/5228/0

Description: This qualification is aimed at all individuals working in a customer facing environment to provide them with introductory skills which enable them to recognise behaviours which might lead to safety or security threats to themselves or public.

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Qualification title: QNUK Level 3 Award in Understanding Security Management (RQF)

Qualification accreditation number: 603/5839/7

Description: This is an introductory qualification in its own right but also part of a pathway to the full Level 3 Award in Security Management by providing the first two units for this qualification as approved prior learning (APL) . It has been developed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills for Security Managers or those aspiring to advance their careers within the security industry. This is the next step from the initial SIA licence qualifications to introduce and practice management, supervisory and leadership skills that are required to take ownership of a team and contract effectively. Staff rotas, employment legislation, risk assessments, planning patrols, training needs analysis and many more functions of security management are covered. Holders of this qualification will be able to perform key supervisory or managerial tasks inline with the effective delivery of security contracts at client sites.

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Qualification title: QNUK Level 3 Award in Security Management (RQF)

Qualification accreditation number: 603/5129/9

Description: Designed by senior leaders within the security industry to provide learners with the essential knowledge and skills to excel in the role of security managers or supervisors. Key skills include: scheduling, site risk assessments, performance management, appraisals, disciplinaries, managing incidents, enhanced searching skills (including vehicles), legislation into practice, team development, TNA, training matrix development and many more.

With a options of desktop exercises or live simulations, this qualification provides and exciting and essential package for anyone looking to develop new skills, refine existing knowledge or make the next step from the basic SIA licensing training.

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Qualification title: QNUK Level 2 Award in Vehicle Searching (RQF)

Qualification accreditation number603/5158/5

Description: This qualification is aimed at security staff involved with the process and operational requirements for searching vehicles when entering or leaving a designated area. Industry best practice, safety and methodology are instructed and practiced as part of this qualification to provide a robust working knowledge and skills required to perform effective vehicle searching.

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Qualification title: QNUK Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry (RQF)

Qualification accreditation number: 603/6805/6

Description: This qualification is intended for learners who work or want to work as Close Protection Operators in the Private Security Industry and require an SIA Licence to Practice.

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