Elementary Security Occupations

Workers in this unit group perform a variety of elementary security occupations.


New workers
£ 4,865
£ 18,030
£ 34,981

Available jobs

In the past year there were 22,052 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Operates push-button or hand controls to raise and lower lifts to required floor and ensures safety of goods and passengers carried in lift.

  • Receives clothing, luggage and other articles, collects fee and issues ticket and returns item to deposit or on presentation of receipt.

  • Deals with any security difficulties in art galleries and museums, clubs, public houses, employers.

  • Watches for illegal fishing or attempted smuggling.

  • Ejects persons in illegal occupation of premises.

  • Accepts payment on behalf of court and issues receipts.

  • Serves summonses and, on court authority, takes possession of goods to the value of outstanding debt.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Crowd Control

  • Patrolling

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Safety Training

  • Risk Analysis

  • Door Security

  • Conflict Management

  • Access Controls

  • Marketing

  • Settlement

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Professionalism

  • English Language

  • Self-Motivation

  • Operations

  • Decision Making

  • Empathy

  • Problem Solving

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.