HABC Level 2 Certificate in Providing Security Services 


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals working in the security industry. There are 4 possible pathways that learners can follow: general, CCTV, static and patrol guarding and door supervision. It forms the competency component of the Apprenticeship in Providing Security Services.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake between 138 and 177 hours of learning, depending on their unit choices.

Topics covered

These include

  • Communicate effectively with others

  • Control security incidents

  • Portray a positive personal image

  • Reducing the risks to health and safety at work

  • Searches of people and their property

  • Searches of vehicles for unauthorised item

  • Control entry to and egress from premises and deal with disorderly and aggressive behaviour.

Assessment method

This qualification can be assessed by a portfolio of evidence.