Training & Recruitment

Our recruitment procedure is strict and the following rules are applied without exception

Training:

SASECS offers accredited, structured and recognised courses and will help prepare you the role and responsibilities of being a guard.

Security guard training - course content:

⦁ How to maintain a high visible presence to deter illegal or inappropriate behavior.
⦁ Making you aware relevant legislation and laws.
⦁ Understanding of civil and criminal law
⦁ Fire safety awareness
⦁ How to detect, deter, observe and report.
⦁ Emergency procedures
⦁ Improve your communication skills
⦁ Drugs awareness
⦁ How to search individuals
⦁ Licensing laws
⦁ Escorting techniques
⦁ Health and safety
⦁ situation awareness
⦁ How to assess a situation
⦁ Disengagement techniques
⦁ Avoiding and reducing conflict
⦁ Write reports about incidents of theft or damage
⦁ Conflict management
⦁ First Aid
⦁ Personal behaviour and professional code of conduct
⦁ Monitoring and controlling traffic movement – including wearing visible and appropriate clothing, using the correct hand signs and operating traffic signal equipment
⦁ Access control – checking baggage and vehicles for illegal substances.
⦁ Crowd control – locking down a facility and creating barricades.
⦁ Observing and identifying hazards

All Recruits must:

  • Be a South African citizen with a valid identity document.
  • Registered as a security officer with PSIRA
  • Have been accredited with relevant PSIRA training
  • Not have a criminal record
  • Have the ability to speak, read and write English, perform basic calculations and be able to follow verbal as well as written instructions.
  • Undergo compulsory induction and orientation training and thereafter complete periodic refresher training courses at regular intervals.

Security guard training will show you how to:

⦁ Guard premises
⦁ Monitor premises
⦁ Operate CCTV and surveillance equipment
⦁ Prevent theft
⦁ Preserve order and protect property
⦁ Escort visitors or individuals around a site
⦁ Assist in the secure transportation of money
⦁ Escort unauthorized individuals of premises
⦁ Liaise quickly with the emergency services
⦁ Deter instances of employee theft and misconduct.
⦁ Make quick decisions and prioritise duties.

How is training conducted:

In a classroom environment with reading and training material, along with discussions and role play examples.

Entry requirements:

Generally speaking there are no specific requirements, other than having to be over the age of 18, a matric certificate, and driving licence Code 8 and above for those eyeing CIT and reaction positions.

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