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    looking for first CPO job

    hi guys i have just completed my CPO course and i am looking hard for work, i am willing to travel and go most places but i still cant find any work so i signed up to here to try an gain some more contacts and to find out about whats happening out their in the CP industry, i know my ages goes...
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    Course Advice

    Been looking into a CP course and thinking about one with a firm called PPA International in Denmark. Its 6 weeks and is for security consulting but with the 2 week CP element, first aid and personal weapons etc too. Have been looking around for courses for nearly a year now and for what I...
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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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    Female cpo/dog handler needs work!!!

    Hi I recently did my cp course and i really need some work and i wondered if anyone could help, I am also a search dog handler if anyone needs one of them too!!! Cheers Nicky
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    SIA CP Questions

    Ladies! PM me if you are unsure about the SIA exam process. Who said Munkeys dont look after there own!!! BB
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    Greetings and Salutations

    Greetings! Allow myself to introduce...myself! (sorry knicked from Austin Powers!) Just completed a CPO course in July (waiting on certificates still!) and eagerly awaiting to get my SIA licence to be able to work in the UK. I am based in New Zealand at the moment but coming back to the UK...
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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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    Door Supervisor Pay

    If your a door supervisor, bouncer, doorman etc please let us know hour much you get paid per hour using the poll answers. I'm trying to find out what the average pay is at the moment. thanks Mally
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    About Key Holding Licensing

    Licensing for key holders came into effect across England and Wales on 20 March 2006; it is now illegal to work as a Key Holder without an SIA licence. This applies if your services are supplied for the purposes of or in connection with any contract to a consumer. Unless your employer or...
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    About Cash & Valuables in Transit

    Cash & Valuables in Transit From 20th March 2006 licensing for people working in Cash & Valuables in Transit came into effect across England and Wales; it is now illegal to work in Cash & Valuables in Transit without an SIA licence. This applies if your services are supplied for the purposes...
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    Can someone clarify the legal rights of security guards?

    Recently I got stopped at the alarm barrier at a supermarket because the cashier on the checkout didn't spot and remove a security tag. I was in a hurry but I cooperated anyway. Considering that I had paid for everything and was not committing a crime - did I have the right to just tell the...
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    Has anyone worked as a bouncer ?

    1 of my friends is a bouncer and keeps telling me to phone them up and work for them, the thing is im about 5'7 when all the other bouncer's i see are atleast 5'10. Do you have to be build like a huge tank to be a bouncer ? oh i know about the card you have to get aswell. leroy wtf r u doin
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    Door Supervisor - entry and courses

    Entry To work as a door supervisor you must be aged 18 or over, and you must apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) after taking a Level 2 National Certificate in Door Supervision. See the SIA website (in Further Information) for a list of approved qualifications and...
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    SIA Close Protection Guidance

    This guidance for SIA relates specifically to close protection services. Licensing for people working in Close Protection came into effect across England and Wales on 20 March 2006; it is now illegal to work in Close Protection without an SIA licence. This applies if your services are...
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    Hello

    I've decided to finally 'take the plunge' and have got out of my current proffesion to take up a career within the CPO industry. The course is booked and luckly, I have an inside source to get work once my course is completed. My main question is what is the normal waiting period between...
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    SIA Licence

    Close Protection Licensing for people working in Close Protection came into effect across England and Wales on 20 March 2006; it is now illegal to work in Close Protection without an SIA licence. This applies if your services are supplied for the purposes of or in connection with any...
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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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