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:


Security Management

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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Vehicle Searching

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

Qualification accreditation number: 603/5158/5

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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Behavioural Detection Analysis

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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