Security first line manager

Security first line manager

“The security sector covers a wide range of functions, ranging from the employment of security personnel to those involved in the design and implementation of complex security activities and/or equipment”

The security sector covers a wide range of functions, ranging from the employment of security personnel to those involved in the design and implementation of complex security activities and/or equipment. Completion of the security first line manager apprenticeship would enable you to develop the skills and knowledge required to manage people working specifically in a security environment. In this role, you’ll supervise people and activities, undertake security risk assessments, provide security advice to others, and understand threat, vulnerability and risk. You’ll also become an expert in security methods, operations and activities, incident management and planning, stakeholder management, business communications, and data security management. Understanding the threat, vulnerability and risk on a local, national and international security basis, and how to respond accordingly, would offer you a significant advantage over others with general managerial skills. Successful completion of this apprenticeship will require rigorous and substantial training.

Duration: 18 months

Relevant school subjects: English, maths and ICT

Entry requirements: Depend on employer

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels

Potential salary upon completion: £25,000 per annum