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Colaiste Ide College of Further Education

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6M4980
QQI Award Code 6M4980 Security Operations
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course provides students with the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as a Security Supervisor in the industry. As part of their course work students complete two days work experience in a supervisory capacity with recognised security companies. Students should hold or have applied for a security licence.

What will you Study?

Students are trained in the relevant knowledge, skills and competencies required to secure employment as a Security Supervisor. As part of this course, learners are required to participate in a work placement in a supervisory capacity with one of a number of recognised security companies. Students must hold or must have applied for a security licence.

This course is of particular interest to those interested in a joining An Garda Síochána, Defence Forces or the prison services.

Crime Prevention
Supervisory Security Management
Business Management
Customer Service
Work Practice
Safety Management
Event Management
Communications
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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CSOAX 6M4980

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Related Career Sectors

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Security, Defence & Law Enforcement
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