Security SIA
NOCN Level 2 Award in Door Supervision (QCF)
ID Requirements
Age: 18+
4 Units:
Working in the Private Security Industry
Working as a Door Supervisor
Conflict Management
Physical Intervention (PI)
The Door Supervision course is for learners who want to gain their SIA licence to enter the security industry.

NOCN Level 2 Award in CCTV Operations (QCF)
ID Requirements
Age: 18+
Units:
Working in the Private Security Industry
Working as a CCTV Operator
CCTV Practical Operations
The CCTV course is for learners who want to gain their SIA licence to enter the security industry.
Working in the Private Security Industry unit may have been achieved from a previous course. This would reduce the course duration by 1 day. RPL would be applied, granted that the candidate has their original certificate to prove exception.

NOCN Level 2 Award in Security Guarding (QCF)
ID requirements
Age: 18+
Units:
Working in the Private Security Industry
Working as a Security Guard
Conflict Management
The Security Guarding course is for learners who want to gain their SIA licence to enter the security industry.

NOCN Level 2 Award in Upskilling
ID requirements
Age: 18+
Physical Intervention Training
Security Awareness exam paper
The course is a 1 Day course required to be able to renew an SIA Door Supervision Licence.
Physical Intervention - SIA Approved
Training and Education
NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)
The NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF) will be appropriate for those whose role involves the assessment of both occupational competence and vocationally related achievement.

The ILM Associates Assessor course has been designed to train you in the practical skills needed to support and assess candidates completing vocational courses such as NVQ’s and Apprenticeships. There are NO tests or exams you must pass to become an Assessor, instead you are supported to build a portfolio of evidence including examples of your candidates work, assessment plans, your feedback to candidates, questions about assessing and discussions with your assessor. We allocate you with a mentor who guides you through the course, providing feedback at every stage. You may have heard of the A1 Assessors Award? Well the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement replaced this in September 2010 and covers all QCF qualifications.

Topics covered include knowledge of the QCF Framework, good and bad assessing, assessment planning, feedback, rules and regulations and roles and responsibilities. The course is completed entirely at your own pace so don’t worry if some days you’re a bit busy; your mentor is there to keep you on track!

“ILM Associates provide a significant amount of practical and training support to trainees and the quality of candidate work demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of assessing vocational achievement”
There are three units to complete; each carries a number of credits. You do not need to complete all units, but we recommend that you do complete them all to ensure you are fully qualified:
Unit 1: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment (3 credits) - does not require practical
Unit 2: Assess Occupational Competence in the work environment (6 credits) - requires practical
Unit 3: Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding (6 credits) - requires practical

The first module is based and assessed by questions. Once you have completed all the modules for each of the other 2 units, you will then complete practical sessions with real life candidates, fully supported by your mentor. This will involve planning with learners work to complete, giving them feedback, carrying out observations, setting questions and assignments and helping them gather evidence that meets the required standards.
When you feel confident with your candidates, your mentor will carry out a series of observations and discussions with you to ensure your assessing practice and knowledge meets the required standard. This is not a pass/fail exercise so if you do not meet the standards, your personal mentor will explain why and reassess you until you are! At ILM we want you to be successful and support all learners until you are fully competent.
NOCN Level 3 & 4 Award for Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (QCF)
The minimum age for access to the qualification is 19 years old because the purpose of the qualification is not appropriate for younger people. The qualifications are particularly suitable for those who:
Wish to work as a tutor or assessor in a training provider
Wish to teach in a voluntary or third party sector context
Wish to teach within an employer-based context
Wish to teach in Further Education.
These qualifications are particularly suitable for those who are starting their career in teaching at a supported level with limited responsibilities and significant guidance
ILM Associates are now accredited to deliver PTLLS Level 3 and 4
PTLLS is the qualification required for all teachers, trainers and assessors who work in the lifelong learning sector.
The PTLLS course covers the following key areas
planning a teaching session and a scheme of work
the role of the tutor
the training cycle
meeting individual learner needs
teaching and learning methods
assessment methods
evaluation strategies
This is a professional teaching qualification and the course requires your active participation and the completion of coursework assignments. Assignments are set by the NOCN and comprise an assignment for each of the four units completed. Three of these are theory based assignments the final one is practical. Candidates are also required to complete a reflective learning journal throughout the course.
All candidates deliver a 20-minute teaching session to the rest of the group and peer assess the other members of the group delivering their session. You will need to be able to express yourself effectively both orally and in writing.
You will need a qualification or experience in the subject area you intend to teach. Finally PTLLS is part of both CTLLS and DTLLS and people completing this can count their PTLLS award towards those qualifications claiming recognized prior learning.

Employability
NOCN Level 1 Award in Employability (QCF)
Age: 16+
NOCN Employability Certificate Level 1 Award (QCF) Aim is to meet the needs of employers for qualifications that cultivate a positive attitude to work and develop essential work skills and behaviour
• Working as a team
• Customer care
• Dealing with problems & problem solving
• Communication skills
• Applying for Jobs
• Basic IT skills
NOCN Level 1 Award in Developing Skills for Employment (QCF) 501/1109/7
NOCN Level 2 Award in Developing Skills for Employment (QCF) 500/9199/2

This qualification is intended to develop a wide range of skills relevant to vocational employment which allow young people to make informed career and progression choices, building self-esteem and confidence.
The qualification will provide learners with the opportunity to:
Investigate and gain experience in a chosen vocational area
Develop practical skills and techniques in a chosen vocational area
Communicate in a practical environment 
Develop awareness of health and safety issues in practical environments
Plan work experience 
Develop customer services skills
Use materials, tools and equipment in a practical environment 
Cash handling
Select units appropriate to their needs and aspirations.

Retail
NOCN Level 1 Award in Retail Knowledge (QCF) 600/4799/9
NOCN Level 1 Certificate in Retail Knowledge (QCF) 600/4800/1
NOCN Level 2 Award in Retail Knowledge (QCF) 600/5795/6
NOCN Level 2 Certificate in Retail Knowledge (QCF) 600/5798/1

The suite of NOCN Retail Knowledge qualifications is designed to be accessed by people who are seeking an introductory route into the retail sector, or those already employed in the retail sector, who wish to build on their existing retail knowledge.
The qualifications are particularly suitable to those who:
Are working in the retail
Wish to gain recognition for a general or specific role in retail 
Are working towards a career in the retail sector.


Stewarding
NOCN Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events (QCF)
The qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 years or over.

The Qualification provides learners the opportunity to:
Gain the knowledge, skills and qualities required for employment as a steward.
Achieve a national recognized qualification that offers an introduction into the sector
Progress onto the NOCN Level 2 NVQ in Spectator Safety (QCF)

Learners will gain the knowledge and skills that are required to prepare for spectator events: Control the entry/exit, movement of spectators, responding to emergencies and crowd control.
Qualification Overview
This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to work as a steward in the Active Leisure and Learning sector. This may include events such as sports, music festivals, concerts, parades or carnivals. Learners gaining this qualification will know how to prepare for events, control entry and exit of customers, identify and deal with crowd problems and respond to emergencies.
The course provides a work-based qualification for people employed as safety stewards. It is suitable for staff working in a range of sports and other events where it will be necessary to safeguard the welfare of spectators, colleagues and other people. It is aimed also at those currently working as stewards and seeking recognition for their skills as well as those seeking employment as an event steward.
Qualification Structure
The qualification is made up of four mandatory units and is internally assessed through a portfolio of evidence.
How stewards prepare for spectator events
How stewards control the entry, exit and movement of spectators at events
How stewards monitor crowds and respond to potential crowd problems at spectator events
How to respond to injuries, illnesses and other emergencies in active leisure and learning
Progression
Progression routes could include:-
Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety
Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety
Level 4 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety Management
Licence to Practice qualifications e.g. Door Supervision or Security Guarding
NOCN Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety (QCF) 600/7138/2
The qualification will help underpin the provision of spectator safety at sports events, parades, concerts or carnivals with static and/or moving crowds. The qualification aims to deliver competence based training relating directly to the National Occupational Standards developed by skills active.
The qualification will:
Provide the learner with the opportunity to develop and apply skills and knowledge related to spectator safety within their work force. 
Enable the learner to demonstrate competence when carrying out their responsibilities at work
Develop a learner’s skills and knowledge in work activities relevant to their job role in the provision of spectator safety. 
Progress onto the NOCN level 3 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety. 


Health and Community
NOCN Level 1 Award in Personal Well-Being (QCF) 600/1875/6
NOCN Level 1 Certificate in Personal Well-Being (QCF) 600/1874/4

The qualification will develop knowledge of personal and social development including personal relationships, values and beliefs, equality and diversity in society, mental and physical well-being, as well as the concept of risk and ways to manage and reduce risk, thus enabling learners to make positive and informed choices in their lives.
There are 5 key concept groups:
Diversity 
Personal Identities 
Healthy Lifestyles
Relationships 
Risk 
Various units able to undertake for each concept group including units such as:
Drugs and Substance Misuse
Interpersonal Communication Skills
Valuing Equality and Diversity
Developing Confidence and Self-Esteem
Rights and responsibilities in Society

Designated Responsible Person (DRP) – Security Awareness
We are currently offering a “Designated Responsible Person” training course, aimed at shop floor employees of any business where it would be advantageous to have staff trained in general security awareness, fire safety awareness, conflict management and emergency management, among other subjects.
This new ILM Associates Ltd designed course is based on Security Industry Authority approved material, as taught to licensed security operatives and is accredited by our awarding body, the National Open College Network.
The course includes staff handover practices, communication, health and safety at work, law awareness and even counter- terrorism awareness and is designed to maximise safety and operational effectiveness in the workplace across a broad spectrum of possible situations, from everyday operations to emergencies. It has been designed by ILM’s own instructing staff of former police and armed forces members, drawing on their own extensive training and experience.
Trained staff are an asset to any business, assisting with the day to day smooth running and success of the organisation but can also contribute considerably to wider issues if the need arises.
Our course is delivered in approximately 5 hours, at the customer’s venue, minimising the amount of time staff are away from their core role but maximising the knowledge being made available to them within that time.
Bespoke Training
Meeting your needs
With our experience of providing bespoke training solutions for businesses we pride ourselves on the quality of the training we offer. ILM Associates training team has a wealth of expertise across a wide range of sectors and we can develop a programme based on your specific needs and budget.
Our flexible, cost effective training can be delivered, using our most appropriate and experienced trainers, at a time and place that best suits your needs.
We offer a wide range of training options, as an approved NOCN centre we can develop courses by selecting the appropriate units from several accredited courses to build a suite of units specifically designed for your individual needs, alternatively we are able to offer tailored in- house courses again designed with the client’s needs at the forefront of the design and planning stage.
Delivered by qualified trainers to the level that you require
To discuss your training needs please contact ILM Associate Ltd or email info@ilmassociates.co.uk
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