Start your career in security

Start your career in security

Are you a Lewisham resident looking for a career in the security industry, in a door supervisor role?   

You can enrol on a free training course to give you a qualification and a guaranteed job interview with CIS Security.   

Door supervision and skills for work course

25 January–16 February 2018

  • Compulsory pre-assessment day: 22 January 2018
  • Work experience: 9 February 2018
  • Interviews: 19–23 February 2018  

27 March–20 April 2018

  • Compulsory pre-assessment day: 26 March 2018
  • Work experience: 13 April 2018
  • Interviews: 23–27 April 2018   

What the course will cover

There are different parts to the course and you will need to attend every part as follows:    

1. Compulsory pre-assessment day 

Lewisham Southwark College, Deptford Campus 

2. Skills for work 

Lewisham Southwark College, Deptford Campus  
This part of the course will include:   
  • promoting yourself and job hunting
  • improving your CV
  • looking at money matters
  • advice for completing job applications in the security sector.   

3. Work experience   

CIS Security will confirm the venue.   

4. Security course and qualification   

Lewisham Southwark College, Deptford Campus   

In this part of the course you will cover door supervision units including:   

  • working in the private security industry
  • working as a door supervisor
  • conflict management
  • physical intervention.   

Following the course you will be guaranteed an interview with CIS Security.     

Compulsory pre-assessment day

All applicants must attend the compulsory pre-assessment day which will run from 10am–1pm at Lewisham Southwark College, Deptford Campus, 1 Deptford Bridge, SE8 4HH.    

At this pre-assessment, applicants will:  

  • sit an English and maths assessment
  • have a criminal records discussion
  • listen to a talk from CIS Security about the roles and opportunities available.  

You will also need to provide:  

  • five years checkable work history
  • two passport photos
  • proof of benefit and or eligibility.   

To enrol on the course you must:

  • be a resident of the London Borough of Lewisham
  • be aged 19 or over
  • have a five-year checkable work history and suitable identification
  • be getting Job Seeker’s Allowance (JSA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), Income Support (IS), or Universal Credit (UC), or if employed, earning less than £330 a week
  • be able to commit to the times and duration of the course.  
  • bring two passport-sized photos.  

Lewisham Southwark College will pay for security licences if you are offered a job within three months of completing the course. You will need to show evidence of your job offer.  

How to enrol

If you are receiving one of the benefits listed above and would like to enrol on this course call 020 3757 4350. If you are not on benefit, but earn less than £330 a week, please call 020 3757 4350 to discuss what options are available to you.