A must for retail security managers, loss prevention managers and all other professionals involved in crime prevention, and reduction of pilfering, shoplifting and shrinkage.
Achieve the best qualifications in retail security and loss prevention
Safecity instructors are qualified licensed professionals who thrive on helping students achieve their goals. Our classes are conducted in a supportive and friendly environment. Our staff have trained more than 6000 loss prevention professionals and police.
Our graduates know they have earned their
certificates. They know they have achieved competency because of their
diligence, study and active course participation. For this reason, employers
greatly respect Safecity's certificates and seek to employ our retail loss
Use the most comprehensive manual ever produced
More than 400 pages of well illustrated and
up-to-date information on crime prevention, retail loss prevention and
techniques to reduce pilfering, shrinkage and damage to stock. Find out about
updates by visiting this site.
Receive recognition for Prior Learning and Current Competency
Safecity is authorised to assess submissions for RPL. Our RPL kits are easy to follow and will guide you through every step of the process. It is a known fact that Safecity will not award RPL for commercial gain. Our certificates of competency are therefore respected in the workplace.
If you have received formal training in
retail loss prevention or have considerable experience in the reduction of
pilfering, shoplifting and shrinkage you could qualify for recognition.
Many retail manager and employers of retail loss prevention
and retail security have already expressed an interest in receiving the
particulars of our graduates. Most of our graduates obtain good jobs as retail
loss prevention officers. As a graduate of the retail loss prevention course you
are entitled to receive a free listing on our web site. The
listing can include a small photograph and an introduction. This site is popular
with retail loss prevention, retail managers and employers from all states.
Workplace Senior First Aid Course
All retail security and loss prevention officers should be trained in First Aid. We conduct a Workplace Senior First Aid Course. The NSW WorkCover registration number for this course is FA9992.
This course saves you time and money. Study
at home for two days and practise in the classroom for one day with a qualified
instructor. Our Course Director for first aid training is a qualified Australian
Medical Doctor who has received training in Emergency Medicine and First Aid.
Learn all about loss prevention in supermarkets and retail
stores. Participants study techniques for the reduction of pilfering, shrinkage
Know what to do and say during a threat. All retail loss
prevention staff are likely to be exposed to a bomb threat call during their
career. This unit helps the retail security and management staff to respond to
Searching and use of scanners
The use of scanners in public places is
becoming increasingly popular. Loss prevention officers must be aware of the
legal implications involving searching. Practise searching using modern
equipment. Learn techniques which discourage pilfering, shoplifting.
Protection of enclosed lands
Retail security and loss prevention officers
are often required to invoke this Act to prevent access to undesirables (known
shoplifters and problem persons. This course teaches you how to deal with
trespassers in a lawful and professional manner. Role plays and case scenarios
are retail loss prevention specific.
Use of Force
Law suits from 'professionals' who trick loss
prevention officers to 'use excessive force' are increasing. The costs are high
and the store reputation often suffers long term damage. Learn the rules that
govern this topic.
Avoid disastrous law suits by studying this important subject. Retail stores faced with a lawsuit for false imprisonment often forced settle out of court. The cost to the retail industry is huge. More than often offenders are crime professionals who trick loss prevention officers to cause a false arrest. The arrest is filmed by accomplices and the evidence used in court.
Practise writing reports which will stand up in court. Loss prevention officers are often required to provide written reports to police and legal representatives. The quality of these reports often determines whether outcome of law suits.
Communication skills and voice production.
Effective communication skills, conflict management and conflict resolution are effective tools in crime prevention. Our course includes an extensive workshop which will provide you with the essential competencies in this important topic.
In today's increasingly violent society all
loss prevention officers must be aware of correct patrolling techniques. Poor
training and lack of experience can cost your life and the life of your clients.
Learn the essential officer survival techniques taught at Police Academies.
Computers, CCTV and Radio.
Modern retail loss prevention involves
extensive use of electronic equipment. Our students achieve competency in the
use of basic office equipment, computers and radios. They also learn the
principles of CCTV equipment and loss prevention software.
Retail loss prevention officers may be
require to attend court proceedings as police witnesses or to provide evidence
for their own defence. Courts can be intimidating places--we walk you there.
Through case scenarios and study material notes you will soon realise that there
are many things loss prevention officers can do to help achieve a positive
outcome in court.
The Academy offers a number of nationally recognised training courses to graduates of the Certificate II in Security. These course will help you improve your career in Security. Our graduates are exposed to positive, ego building exercises which help them reach for the top and achieve their goals in life.
Graduates of Certificate II in Security may enrol in the following courses:
Certificate III in Security Operations
Certificate IV in Security Operations
Certificate IV in Security Industry Firearms Instructor
TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (suitable for NSW class 2D)
Other Courses Offered (Each State of Australia has its own licensing laws and regulations requirements.)
Statement of Attainment Employ Batons
and Handcuffs, Nationally recognised training. Learn all the legal
strike areas and the applied laws of use of Force. This course is ideal for
unarmed guards. Avoid injuries with these easy-to-learn techniques. Includes
safe Weaponless tactics blocks and holds as well as legal and psychological
considerations in the use of force.
Certificate II 1abc licence
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NSW Security Industry Instructor Course
Certificate II in Security + Workplace Trainer I + Workplace Assessor
and Senior First Aid. Required qualifications for the Class 1ABC and 2D Licences
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TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
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