If you notify EZ Training early enough, i.e. 7 working days notice, we will book you on to a later available course. If however, you fail to notify us in advance or just don’t turn up on the morning of the course, then you will lose your course fee, as besides registration for the course, order of your exams and course pack, this will have also affected a place on the course for another paying candidate. For a company group which does not arrive for the course, the same applies as detailed above, which has also affected the day/s booked and registered for the course being wasted, when another course for other paying applicants could have been arranged and filled for the same dates.
No. Due to costs for Registration/Book/Exams, and in case you don’t arrive on the day, the course must be paid for in advance in order to book & guarantee your place. This can be done via the website, or if preferred you can call into our training unit and pay by cash or card, although please email or phone before calling up – just to ensure we are there.
If you have a criminal record, it does not necessarily mean that you will not get a licence. If in any doubts, then please check “Will I pass the Criminality Checks” (via the SIA website) in order to get an indication (but not a 100% guaranteed answer).
The SIA licence costs £190 (payable to the SIA) and lasts for 3 years. Renewals cost the same as a new SIA application = £190. The whole process is explained during your course.
It is the candidates responsibility that they meet the SIA’s licensing criteria before applying for an SIA licence. Please check the Security Industry Authority (SIA) website for more details.
A basic level of English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills is all that is required.
No. When you successfully complete your training course with EZ Training, you can then apply for an SIA licence (within 3 years maximum) paying the SIA licence fee. We explain this whole process during the training course.
Only if you have an existing valid First-Aid qualification and can produce the original certificate (for us to check and photocopy on the first morning of your security course). This can include: First Aid at Work (FAW); First Person on Scene (FPOS); First Response Emergency Care (FREC). Further details can be found via this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/changes-to-the-training-you-need-for-an-sia-licence
The SIA have been considering this for a while, which is now being introduced from 1st October 2021. Just like a some other training courses, including First-Aid, the Door Supervision and Security Guarding roles now require a Refresher in certain modules, such as Physical Intervention theory & practical, Counter-Terrorism, Suspicious Behaviour, Vulnerable People, etc. and First-Aid (if not already achieved or currently valid). Some details can be found via this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/changes-to-the-training-you-need-for-an-sia-licence
No, providing you apply for your SIA licence BEFORE 1st October 2021, i.e. possibly by August 2021, to allow enough time for the processing of your licence. Further details are shown in this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/changes-to-the-training-you-need-for-an-sia-licence
|UK passport.||Valid UK firearms licence with photo.
||Valid EU photo ID card.
|Signed valid passport of any other nationality.
||Current UK driving licence – paper version (not the paper counterpart to a photocard).
||Driving licence photocard (without a paper counterpart) issued by the DVA in Northern Ireland.
|Driving licence photocard and its paper counterpart issued by the DVA in Northern Ireland.||P45 statement of income for tax purposes on leaving a job issued in the last 12 months.
||Marriage certificate or Civil Partnership certificate, with translation if not in English.
|Driving licence photocard if it was issued by the DVLA in Great Britain. We will not accept the photocard on its own as a ‘group A’ if it was issued by the DVA in Northern Ireland (although it can be used a ‘group B’).
||P60 annual statement of income for tax purposes issued in the last 12 months.
||UK birth certificate issued more than 12 months after date of birth, but not a photocopy.
|UK original birth certificate issued within 12 months of birth
||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.
||Non-UK birth certificate, with translation if not in English.
|UK biometric residence permit card
||Mortgage statement issued in the last 12 months.
||UK adoption certificate
|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.|
|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.|