This section give you all the information you need about security consultancy licensing.
Who needs a licence?
Check here to see if the job that you do means you will need a licence. This section also gives details of those working in security companies that will need a licence, even if they do not work as a security consultant.
Part of getting a licence involves a criminal record check; this section explains how this works.
Training & qualifications
You will need to show the SIA that you have the right skills to be a security consultant. This means having relevant training and a qualification. This section explains the training and qualifications that you need.
Cost of a licence
How much it will cost you to get a licence.
Getting a licence
This section explains the process for getting a licence, and what you need to do.
At the moment local authorities and some police force issue local licences, badges and operate registration schemes. This section describes how the national SIA licence will work, including the dates that licensing will start.
It will be the law to have an SIA licence. This section explains how we will ensure that people have a licence.