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Qualification: Security watchman (no legal status)

Security watchman (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • make rational use of energy, material and time
  • perform basic security work and tasks relating to the protection of people and property
  • recognise security risks and threats and demonstrate familiarity with prevention procedures
  • implement legal and regulatory provisions, work in accordance with standards and clients' requirements
  • communicate with clients, employees of a client and customers of a client
  • protect health and the environment

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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VALIDATION

During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio,  which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains  authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge,  skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may: 

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full, 
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the  knowledge, skills and competence to be verified, 
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because  the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences  defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify  the occupational standard in full.

VERIFICATION METHOD

Written (60 min), oral and practical verification with an oral presentation.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc. 

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  • A medical certificate of medical fitness for work as a security watchman issued by a specialist practitioner of occupational and sports medicine,
  • completed at least elementary education,
  • completed professional training as a security watchman in accordance with the law governing private security.
NQF Level: 
3
Access requirements: 
  • A medical certificate of medical fitness for work as a security watchman issued by a specialist practitioner of occupational and sports medicine,
  • completed at least elementary education,
  • completed professional training as a security watchman in accordance with the law governing private security.
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.