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Course Type

Evening Courses

Course Location:

Ballyfermot Training Centre

Course Duration:

5 weeks

Recruitment Method:

Course Start Date:


Course Times:

6:30pm to 9:30pm, Tuesday and Thursday

Course Certification:

FETAC Level 4 Certificate in Guarding Skills 4N1118

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Guarding Skills


The aim of this course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work under supervision as a security officer, performing practical security duties and procedures whilst also responding to security situations in a variety of settings.

This is an evening  tutor led course

Good numerical and literacy skills are essential. Good written and verbal communications skills are desirable. Applicants must have achieved a FETAC Level 3 Major Award or its equivalent. Applicants should be aware that on completion of this course they will be subject to a Garda vetting process when applying for a licence from the Private Security Authority. This licence is not part of this course and must be applied for by the learner independently.


    Bus: 18, 25, 26, 40, 66a, 67, 76a, and 79 bus routes
    Luas Red Line: 25 minute walk from Kylemore stop or 5 minute bus ride on Number 18.


    Ballyfermot Training Centre
    Chapelizod Hill Road
    Dublin 20
    Tel: 01 605 5900
    Email: barecruitment@btc.cdetb.ie

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