Screening & Vetting


Screening & Vetting

The importance of effective screening within the security business sector is paramount. It is a fundamental requirement for those wishing to comply with BS7858:2012 and other industry codes of practice, to operate a stringent pre-employment vetting system. Skills for Security offers the Vetting Skills programme for administrators and Vetting Controllers who wish to fully understand the screening process.

Who is the programme for?

Screening personnel and other Human Resource professionals with screening responsibility.

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what does the programme cover?

This one day Skills for Security certificated programme, covers all areas related to the sensitive and critical area of security screening.
Topics include:

  • The importance of accurate screening
  • Collecting data for screening the prospective employee
  • Procedures relating to screening
  • Necessary documentation
  • The statutory declaration
  • Legislation affecting the process
  • BS7858:2012 Screening & Vetting


A formative “question and answer” assessment will be carried out throughout the course.

what are the benefits of this programme?

This programme provides personnel involved with the screening process with the necessary information to enable the security screening process to be effectively and successfully undertaken. Delegates with a Level 3 teaching qualification are able to leave with the materials required to deliver their own courses. Attendees will gain all of the information necessary to undertake the security screening process effectively.

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Screening Practices

What are the best practices of screening and vetting people today, the law and GDPR.

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Screening Software

The latest software to use in your screening practices, what you should be using and how to use it.

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Classroom Setting

Full classroom guidance on the practices of screening and vetting, with a qualified tutor.

need more information?

For further advice on this or any other course, please contact us below

01942 260 168


Our Tutors

Our tutors are trained to the highest standard, and we keep up to date with all laws and updates within the hospitality community.

Mark Prendergast

Managing Director

Paul Bolland