One of the objectives of the Authority is to promote high standards in the training of security service providers and prospective security providers. Training service providers are required by law to be registered and accredited with PSiRA before services are offered.
 
Key functions of PSiRA regarding Training:
  • Determine minimum statutory training standards for the industry.
  • Accreditation of training centres and instructors to present PSiRA statutory courses which include Grades E – A, Assets in Transit, Reaction Services, Event Security, Dog Handlers.
  • Evaluation and processing of course reports.
  • Liaison with SAQA, QCTO and SASSETA in respect of the development of NQF qualification and programs for all categories or classes of security service providers.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning.
 
"Committed to advancing professionalism in the Private Security Industry through effective Training."

 
MINIMUM COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ACCREDITATION INSPECTION AND
EVAULUATION OF TRAINING CENTRE


Document Name

• Accreditation Application form (PSiRA 47 A).
• Proof of registration with PSiRA) Attach copy of Registration Certificate).
• Proof of Payment of the prescribed accreditation fee (Attach receipt).
• Receipt of settlement for annual fees.
• Lease agreement (of the approved infrastructure assessment for the purpose of training).
• Lease agreement should include a six (6) month validity period.
• Signed confirmation letter (on an official letter head) in case of re-location relating to the initial address
• Proof of fire department letter or an affidavit.
• Signed confirmation letter (on an official letter head) of Instructor, Instructor certificate and employment contract.
• Policy and Procedures prescribed for the management and administration of training, (enrolment policy, appeals policy, assessment and certification policy).
• Proof of telephone line.
• Proof of fax line.

For fee structure, please refer to page 9 of PSiRA 47A form

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