Training providers

Security guard training providers

Security guard training providers in South Africa.

The list is not exhaustive. Training providers also come and go, but these are the most prominent.

  1. Kallvest
  2. Brent Security
  3. VSS
  4. SA Security Group
  5. SA Security Academy
  6. TSU Training Solutions
  7. Security SA

Training as a security guard in South Africa needs to comply with registered training standards to ensure you will be employable after qualifying.

The training college or person should provide you with proof that they and their training are accredited (registered) to provide SASSETA (Safety and Security Seta) training.
You can contact SASSETA to confirm whether a training provider is registered

The courses that are offered:

Grade: PSIRA Grade E
Name: Skills program 1
Entry requirement: You must have ABET level 3, which equals Grade 9 or Standard 7
Course content: The course should teach you
duties of a patrolman and security officer
motor guards
Note: This is the entry level qualification that is also done by owners, directors and managers of security companies
Grade: PSIRA Grade D
Name: Skills program 2
Entry requirement: Grade E
Course content: Access and exit control (gates, doors etc)
Note: Anyone who wants to be registered with PSIRA including owners, directors and managers
Grade: PSIRA Grade C
Name: Skills program 3
Entry requirement: Grade D
Course content: Senior security officer duties
Note: Anyone who wants to be registered with PSIRA including owners, directors and managers