Security Screening and Training

All AMS personnel employed to deliver security services to our diverse customer base are screened to highest possible industry standards. Screening is carried out in in line with our quality management system which exceeds the requirements of BS 7858 so that we have a full picture of all of our employees.  

In addition, many of our clients recognise our commitment to the most robust regime of recruitment and screening and have instructed us to carry out comprehensive checks of their own personnel prior to appointment.  

Our BS 7858 screening service for customer staff includes:

  • Confirmation of identity and address verification

  • Right to work

  • Health assessment

  • 5, 10 or 20 year career history verification

  • Career gap analysis and verification

  • Verified verbal and written character references

  • Financial stability checks.

  • Skills tests to assess literacy, numeracy and sensory testing.

  • Education checks

We provide outsourced screening solutions to customers in many different industry sectors. Our screening services are ideal for businesses which are highly regulated, have intense scrutiny regarding reputation or need to ensure they appoint the right person. AMS also offer totally bespoke screening solutions, where requirements are unique or more penetrating.

Specialist Training

At AMS, routine and advanced training is given the highest priority. We are investing in training more heavily than ever before, to provide the most highly skilled, motivated, loyal and committed security personnel available.

In addition to providing industry leading training for our own operational staff we provide a comprehensive range of specialist security training as outsourced solutions.

Our security training packages are appropriate for personnel throughout every level of an organisation including security personnel, reception staff, customer service and front of house staff, managers and directors. All personnel can benefit from increased understanding of security and the specific risks and threats faced.

Training packages available include:

  • SIA License to Practice Training in Security Guarding, Door Supervision.
  • First Aid Training
  • Drugs awareness and recognising legal highs.
  • Safeguarding
  • Prevent Training
  • Defibrillator
  • Evac chair use  
  • Personnel and Vehicular Searching
  • Searching for Weapons, Drugs and Prohibited Items
  • Physical Intervention
  • Communication and Conflict Management
  • Project Griffin Counter Terrorism
  • Respect, Equality and Diversity
  • Security Awareness Training

For our clients, this means that we are at the forefront of all training developments within the security industry and are able to share best practice with all of our customers.

SIA Training

AMS has delivered SIA training courses since 2005. AMS has a reputation for providing quality SIA Licence training, delivering SIA courses to some of Europe’s largest shopping centres.

Our trainers delivering security training for the range of SIA licence qualifications are ex professionals, hand chosen from the security industry. Our SIA courses provide scenario based training and the latest technology to enhance the customer experience.

Why choose AMS?

  • Experienced industry specific tutors

  • Flexible delivery, on or off-site

  • An Interactive SIA Licence training experience

  • SIA Training is delivered using state of the art facilities and equipment

For Individuals

If your aim is to become a competent SIA Licensed security professional, then we have the SIA training course to suit you. Courses are delivered at AMS to the highest SIA training standards. Each candidate attending one of our security courses will leave with the skills and knowledge to obtain an SIA Licence and perform to the highest level in a security role.

As an approved security training provider for SIA license training, AMS ensures each attendee receives detailed information, advice and guidance. Individuals are supported from the initial SIA Training enquiry, through to course completion and SIA Licence application.

For Businesses

AMS prides itself in supporting employers to obtain the highest standard of SIA approved security training for SIA Door Supervisor courses, SIA Licence CCTV training, Security Guard courses, and Physical Intervention training. All SIA training courses can be delivered at AMS or at your business premises for your convenience. AMS also has a fully equipped CCTV room, offering practical experience for CCTV training.

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    HABC Level 2 Award in CCTV Operations within the Private Security Industry (Public Space Surveillance) (QCF)

    This accredited qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a CCTV operator as it provides the necessary skills and knowledge to apply for an SIA licence in this field.

    HABC Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry (QCF)

    This accredited qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a Door Supervisor, as it provides the necessary skills and knowledge to apply for an SIA licence and work as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry.

    HABC Level 2 Award in Security Guarding within the Private Security Industry (QCF)

    This accredited qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a Security Guard. It is based on relevant SIA specifications for learning the skills and knowledge to apply for an SIA licence in this field.

    HABC Level 2 Award for Upskilling a Door Supervisors within the Private Security Industry (QCF)

    This qualification is designed for those learners who undertook their Door Supervisor qualification prior to launch of the QCF Door Supervisor qualification. It allows them to meet their mandatory top-up requirements for Door Supervisors and to retain their SIA licence.