Private Security and Policing Studies prepares students for employment in the highly specialised security industry.
Private Security and Policing Studies
This course provides students with an introduction to the different sectors within the security industry in Ireland. Throughout their period of training, students complete work placements with recognised security companies at music concerts, sporting events and other public events. This Private Security and Policing Studies course is of particular relevance to students who are interested in a career in An Garda Siochana, the Defence Forces, Prison Service or Emergency Services. This course involves a focus on the academic skills and personal qualities required for a career in the security sector.
About This Course
Safety and Health at Work
Criminal Law and Security Procedures
Occupational First Aid
Security Industry Procedures
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
At Cavan Institute:
Graduates of this course in Private Security and Policing Studies may progress to a level 6 course in Security Operations and Administration (Supervisory) available at Cavan Institute.
Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).
This course in Private Security and Policing Studies has been designed to meet the needs of the security industry in line with the terms of the Private Security Services Act 2004. This Private Security and Policing Studies course is of particular relevance to students who are interested in a career in An Garda Siochana, the Defence Forces, Prison Services or the Private Security Industry.
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Security Studies.
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