A Security Officer ensures the safety of an area, person or valuable item they have been assigned to. You may look after crowd control at a large event, manage the entry point to a premises or keep watch at a place where there are security concerns. Security Officers also conduct patrols and attend to any suspicious activity. You may also have to travel with an important person or item to keep them protected.
Security Officers need to have excellent awareness of things going on around them. It’s important that you can communicate with people from all backgrounds and you may be called on to deal with a difficult or challenging person. It’s important that you can focus for long periods of time and can remain physically fit for the job.
There are 4 courses available for people who want to become a Security Officer.