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Overview

This four week programme is aimed at taking advantage of opportunities that will be available in security for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham in 2022.

The programme is aimed at those who are unemployed.

Course description

Sector-based work academy programmes (SWAPs) are an opportunity to learn new skills and get experience of working in industry. This programme is aimed at opportunities that will be available in security for the Commonwealth Games.

The programme is aimed at those jobseekers aged 19 (before 31 August 2021) and over who are claiming either Universal Credit, Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), to build confidence, improve job prospects and enhance CVs.

What areas will I study?

The course is a four week programme and will cover the following:

  • Introduction to Security
  • SIA Training
  • First Aid at Work
  • Health and Safety
  • Employability Skills

Training is a mix of portfolio based assessment and practical scenarios including conflict management and physical intervention. This will give you the experience needed to take up positions being offered.

The cost of the SIA badge will be covered on successful completion of the SIA assessments.

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 17 January 2022, Duration: 28 Weeks - 28 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 17 January 2022, Duration: 28 Weeks £633.00 Exam Fee:£114 28 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 17 January 2022, Duration: 28 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 28 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £633.00 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.