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Security Guard Top Up Course

Security Guard Top Courses Bury

Global Training Solutions - Its a requirement to complete the Security Guard Top UP training to renew your license. SIA introduced new critical safety elements to their licence holder qualifications on 1st April 2021.

This Security Guard Top Up Training ensures that current Security Guard licence holders meet the same standard  as those who are newly qualified, the SIA has developed top-up training. Our training will align the skills of those renewing licences with new licence holders since 1 April 2021, when the standards changed.

Is there a requirement for the SIA Top-up training course for a Security Guard licence? 

You will need an SIA Top Up Training if you currently hold an Security Guard licence, which means you will need to attend top-up training. From 1 October 2021, you must have one of the following before you can apply for, or renew your licence:

  1. One of the new SIA Qualifications set in place in April 2021.
  2. Or, one of the older licence-linked qualifications, a valid First-Aid certificate, and a Top-Up qualification.

Security Guard top-up Courses Bury - include?

Security Guard licence holders will be required to undertake an additional one day of top-up training.

This Top Up training will include Terror Threat Awareness and Minimising Personal Risk for Security Officers. Part of the SIA changes also require licence holders to have a Emergency First Aid Certificate. Before renewing your licence, you must either prove you have a minimum of 12 months before expiry on any current first aid certificate or you must attend an Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification or equivalent, before attending any top-up training.


First Aid Safety Training Centre in Bury, Greater Manchester. BL9 0DA

Cost: £99 per person - 15th February 2024 Book Here


Assessed by a practical test and a written multiple-choice examination.

Global Training Solutions

Lester House
Suite 216

21 Broad Street, 
Greater Manchester.


Tel. 0800 044 8126


Where and when?

We offer courses at your workplace, maybe you prefer 1-2-1 training at home or come along to an open course in the local area.