NSQF-Security officer.pdf

Security Officer

  • Job DescriptionSecurity Officers organize security as per organizational procedure and site instructions. They are responsible for deployment and utilization of manpower and resources and managing security operations. Theyn organise security unit’s guarding operations, training and response to emergencies. Reporting and documentation of operations and incidents, training and administration of personnel and maintaining liaison with stakeholders are the important tasks of security officers.
  • SectorPrivate Security
  • NSQF LevelLevel 6
  • Notional Hours250
  • Accrediting BodiesManagement & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council
  • Certifying BodiesManagement & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Security Officer

  • International Comparability


  • Progression Pathway

    Security Officer

    (Career progression for Security Officer with due learning and experience is Assignment Manager)

  • Qualification File NSQF-Security officer.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    MEP/N7206 - Manage the operations of a security unit Mandatory 21 6
    MEP/N7207 - Organize training of a security unit Mandatory 20 6
    MEP/N7208 - Administering a security unit Mandatory 21 6
    MEP/N7209 - Manage security in different deployment contexts Mandatory 20 6
    MEP/N7210 - Handle emergencies and security incidents Mandatory 10 6
    MEP/N7211 - Reduce risks to health and safety in the workplace Mandatory 18 6
    MEP/N7212 - Maintain effective communication Mandatory 10 6
    MEP/N7102 - Conform to legal requirements while undertaking security operations Mandatory 10 6