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Qualification: Security watchman (no legal status)

Security watchman (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates are able to:

  • independently carry out the handover of services and monitor their work,
  • perform basic security tasks and assignments for protecting people and property while considering the law, implementing regulations, professional standards, internal regulations, instructions of the employer and the requirements of the customer,
  • identify safety risks and hazards and follow procedures to prevent them according to the code of conduct of the profession,
  • implement measures and other security means while respecting human rights and fundamental freedoms as well as ethical principles,
  • communicate with customers, employees of the customers and clients of the customer,
  • use equipment, technical security systems and modern ICT according to the customer’s and the manufacturer’s instructions, 
  • ensure for their safety and health, the safety of the environment and fire safety according to the regulations and internal regulations.

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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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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.

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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.

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.
Ways to acquire: 

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