NSQF-Unarmed Security Guard.pdf

Unarmed Security Guard

  • Job DescriptionThe primary role of the Unarmed Security Guard entails guarding designated premises and people by manning the first tier of protection aided by appropriate security devices/equipment. The core responsibility includes guarding against theft, criminal acts, emergencies, fire and other contingencies.  
  • SectorPrivate Security
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours160
  • Accrediting BodiesSecurity Sector Skill Development Council
  • Certifying BodiesSecurity Sector Skill Development Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Unarmed Security Guard

  • International Comparability


  • Progression Pathway

    Career progression for an Unarmed Security Guard with due learning and experience is Security Supervisor

  • Qualification File NSQF-Unarmed Security Guard.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    SSS/N0101 - Security tasks in accordance with basic security practices Mandatory 15 4
    SSS/N0102 - Conform to rudimentary legal requirements of Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Act - 2005 when undertaking security tasks Mandatory 8 4
    SSS/N0103 - Provide private guarding service to people, property and premises Mandatory 22 4
    SSS/N0104 - Control access to the assigned premises Mandatory 10 4
    SSS/N0105 - Carry out screening and search activities to maintain security Mandatory 11 4
    SSS/N0106 - Control parking in designated areas Mandatory 10 4
    SSS/N0107 - Security escort Mandatory 10 4
    SSS/N0108 - Health and safety Mandatory 16 4
    SSS/N0109 - Security in commercial deployments Mandatory 16 4
    SSS/N0109 - Security in commercial deployments Mandatory 16 4
    SSS/N0111 - Positive projection of self and the organisation Mandatory 26 4