Security Screening BS 7858:2019

Security Screening BS 7858:2019

Security Screening BS 7858:2019

Security Screening BS 7858:2019


Accredited for the Security Institute’s CPD scheme, this course explains the principles of pre and post employment screening and record keeping, as well as the requirements for the SIA ACS scheme.

Why attend?

Security screening of applicants is a key requirement for any business hiring or sub-contracting in the security sector. This course covers the principles of security screening and the practical application of reviewing and assessing candidates information in line with BS 7858. In order to become NSI approved and maintain approval, companies will be assessed against these requirements.   

This course counts as six structured CPD hours for Security Institute members.

A course booklet and supporting documentation will be given to each delegate along with a certificate of attendance.

Who should attend?

Those securing screening applicants or reviewing the screening results.

Maxine, NSI's Training, Facilities and Events Co-ordinator
Training, Facilities and Event Co-ordinator

Maxine Dent

To discuss your training needs, please contact Maxine, our Training, Facilities and Events Co-ordinator.

T: 01628 764831


£237.00 plus VAT

This course is delivered remotely via Teams. For more information please contact Maxine.

The course covers the following aspects:

Basic principles of security screening

Information gathering and verification

Minimum requirements and how to review employment history

Managing employees' information subsequent to their exit from the business

The principles of The Data Protection Act and how they impact on the vetting process

NSI Classroom Training

Learning outcomes

  • Have a good understanding of the requirements of BS 7858.
  • Authenticate basic identification documents.
  • Be able to determine if an applicant has a verifiable history, suggests options for closing employment history gaps and recognise when probationary employment can begin.
  • Be able to compile a fully documented screening file.

Course dates

October 2021
NSI Head Office

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