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View Unit : Maintain the security of property and premises through observation

Unit
Unit Reference Number
T/601/9190
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Maintain the security of property and premises through observation
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
23
Unit Credit Value
3
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.4 Public Services
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Be able to monitor property and premises using security and protection systems

1.1

State the location and coverage of sensing equipment that monitors security and safety

1.2

Demonstrate how to test and record that the security and protection systems are working properly

1.3

Describe the functions and operating principles of the security and protection systems

1.4

Record and report faults, malfunctions or unacceptable performance in equipment promptly to an appropriate person

1.5

Monitor property and premises in line with legislation, instructions and good practice

1.6

Take prompt and appropriate action to respond to alarms, indications or other signals from security and protection systems

1.7

Complete required security monitoring documentation in line with instructions and within required timescales

2

Be able to patrol designated areas

2.1

Describe the requirements and limits of responsibility and authority when patrolling designated areas

2.2

Describe the types and sources of risks to security and safety that might be found on patrols

2.3

Take appropriate action to deal with risks to security and safety that are found on patrols

2.4

Explain why it is important to record accurate and complete details of any security risks or suspicious situations that are found during patrols

2.5

Confirm that all security equipment and systems are operating in line with instructions

2.6

Record and report faults, malfunctions or unacceptable performance in equipment promptly to an appropriate person

2.7

Patrol designated areas in line with instructions, approved policies, legislation, procedures and best practice

2.8

Report and record individual position and progress as required by instructions

2.9

Confirm that all access points are secure and that all security equipment and systems are operating in line with instructions

2.10

Respond appropriately to any situation that increases the risk to security or safety in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures

2.11

Record and report the details of risks to security or safety, or other suspicious situations that are found during patrol, in line with instructions and within required timescales

3

Be able to respond to breaches in security or safety

3.1

Identify actual or potential breaches of security and safety correctly and promptly

3.2

Respond appropriately to breaches of security and safety in a calm, professional and confident manner, in line with instructions

3.3

Describe how to get immediate help from appropriate people when it is required

3.4

Preserve the integrity of potential evidence and any crime scene, following instructions and guidelines

3.5

Maintain own health, safety and welfare while responding to breaches of security

3.6

Report and record the details of breaches in security or safety, or other suspicious situations, and action taken, in line with instructions and within required timescales

Equivalent Units
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2.4.6.0L