Course Overview

The importance of effective screening within the security business sector is paramount. It is a fundamental requirement for those wishing to comply with BS7858 and other industry codes of practice, to operate a stringent pre-employment vetting system. Skills for Security offers the Vetting Skills program for administrators

This covers certification, manuals, and tea/coffee.

 Course Details

Our course focus is

  • Basic principles of security screening

  • Information required from the applicant

  • Verification of information

  • Minimum requirements for provisional employment to commence

  • Options for closing gaps in an employment history

  • Additional SIA ACS requirements

  • Cessation of employment

 Career Impact

  • To give delegates a good understanding of BS7858 requirements

  • Enable delegates to be able to confirm that an applicant has a verifiable history

  • To authenticate documents for date and place of birth and home address

  • Suggest alternatives to close a gap in employment history

  • Recognize when probationary employment can commerce

  • Be able to compile a fully documented screening file

 Entrance Requirement

You must provide:

  • Two identity documents from group A. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.

Or

  • One identity document from group A and two documents from group B. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.

Group A

  • If you are a UK passport holder, your passport number entered on the application form. You do not need to submit the actual passport.

  • Signed valid passport of any other nationality.

  • Signed valid UK photo driving license (both parts of the full or provisional license are required)

  • UK original birth certificate issued within 12 months of birth

  • UK biometric residence permit

Group B

  • Valid EU photo ID card.

  • Valid UK firearms license with photo

  • Signed valid UK paper driving license.

  • Marriage certificate or Civil Partnership certificate, with translation if not in English.

  • UK birth certificate issued more than 12 months after the date of birth, but not a photocopy.

  • Non-UK birth certificate, with translation if not in English.

  • UK adoption certificate

  • P45 statement of income for tax purposes on leaving a job issued in the last 12 months.

  • P60 annual statement of income for tax purposes issued in the last 12 months.

  • Bank or building society statement issued to your current address, less than three months old. You can use more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different bank or building society.

  • Mortgage statement issued in the last 12 months.

  • Utility bill (gas, electric, telephone, water, satellite, cable) issued to your current address within the last three months. You can only submit one utility bill in support of your application.

  • Pension, endowment, or ISA statement issued in last 12 months.

  • British work permit or visa issued in last 12 months.

  • Letter from H.M. Revenue & Customs, Department of Work and Pensions, employment service, or local authority issued within the last three months. You can submit more than one letter as long as each is issued by a different Government department or a different local authority.

  • A credit card statement sent to your current address within the last three months. You can submit more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different issuer.

  • Council Tax statement issued in the last 12 months.

  • Child benefit book issued in last 12 months.