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    More head-aches for the SIA?

    7 December 2007: Qualifications awarding body Edexcel has discovered that a number of candidates have been wrongly issued with BTEC Level 3 Close Protection certificates. This is the result of an error in their systems. Edexcel notified the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (its...
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    5,000 illegal immigrants working as security guards in UK?

    News reports today say that around 5,000 illegal immigrants are working as security guards in the UK! Some are actually employed at airports and a few were found guarding the Prime Minister's car. What is your comment on this situation?
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    Close Protection Training Providers SIA

    This is the list of current UK close protection training providers according to the SIA (Security Industry Authority) This list was last updated on the 27th September 2007 Adro Partnership City & Guilds Gloucester 01452 886410 Advanced Safety Training Services...
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    Ever had security guards follow you round a supermarket or other store?

    This happens to me a lot, though I've never shop-lifted in my life. Maybe I just look dodgy??? I'd be interested to know if there are many people for whom it has never happened. Incidentally it's pretty funny when it happens, it's like a game of peek-a-boo as they appear from round the aisle.
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    Information about the role of a Door Supervisor

    Door supervisors are responsible for the safety of customers and staff in places such as pubs, bars and nightclubs. Door supervisors usually work in teams and may keep in contact with each other by using radio equipment. Sia SIA controls the licensing for door supervisors. As there are...
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    How much would you work in iraq for?

    Hi All Say you were working for an American General in a safe part of Iraq to live with the occassional trip by Heli and road. Part of a 20 person team. How much would you work there for? Admin
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    What skills / qualifications do I need to become a NIGHTCLUB BOUNCER?

    My observations have given to me that I need to keep people standing outside, without reason, whatever the weather. and also...to disrespect those physically smaller than me, whilst simultaneously eyeing-up their girlfriends. not forgetting to...completely over-react to any fight - by...
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    can bouncers confiscate your id?

    i got a new driving lisence which is of a new design, the bouncers didnt know and tried to confiscate it because they thought it was a fake. just makes me wonder can bouncers confiscate your id?
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    Can A security guard stop and search ur bags if?

    Whiles leaving a large supermarket 2day my mum was stopped and her bags where searched. 1 security guard was infront of her trolly and the other 1 at her side. They searched her bags and check her receipt and found she had payed for all her goods.They done this infront of everyone coming in and...
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    SIA booklet(downloadable)

    http://www.the-sia.org.uk/NR/rdonlyres/725E43BE-2163-4E85-9151-6EAB15990BC1/0/sia_get_licensed.pdf Copy and paste this into your address bar folks and you'll see the on-line SIA booklet. Its called Get Licenced and explains the licences you need to work in England and Wales (Does not apply...
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    new cpo

    hi all, nick here, im in the uk (south west) and i have qualified as a close protection officer 3 months ago and still looking for my first break in the industry! im fed up with sending hundreds of emails with my cv and details but to get no responce or to find out the people i am emailing went...
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