The Level 3 Award for Deliverers of Physical Intervention Training within the Private Security Industry has been developed to meet the requirements of tutors who work within the private security industry and need to deliver training in physical intervention skills. This qualificati0n is supported by both the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and Skills for Security (SfS).
Subjects covered include dynamic risk assessing, legislation relevant in the use of physical intervention, escorting techniques, managing and monitoring a person’s safety, responsibilities during medical emergencies, good practices to follow after physical interventions and effective communication techniques.
Guided learning hours (GLH) 39
To register for this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:
- Training qualification
- Sector qualification
- Language pre-requisite
Further elaboration of each of the above components is listed below:
This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 18 and over.
Tutors are required to hold a teaching or training qualification at level 3 or above, which has been accredited by SQA/QCA/Ofqual or validated by a HEI, or equivalent such as:
- Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF or equivalent)
- PTLLS, CTLLS or DTLLS
- Certificate in Education
- Post Graduate Certificate in Education
- SVQ levels 3 and 4 in Learning and Development
- Scottish Training Qualification for Further Education (TQFE)
- Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
Learners are required to hold a:
- Level 3 qualification in delivering conflict management training (NQF/QCF/RQF)
Each learner is sufficiently competent in the use of the English and/or Welsh language. All assessment must be conducted in the medium of English and/or Welsh, as appropriate. Centres must ensure that learners have sufficient language skills before putting the learners forward for assessment.
As a guide, learners should, as a minimum, have language skills equivalent to the following:
- A B1 level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognized English tests and qualifications;
- An ESOL qualification at (Level 1) on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland;
- An ESOL qualification at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 5 awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and taken in Scotland;
- Functional Skills Level 1 in English; and
- SQA Core Skills in Communication at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 5
- Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1.