Competency Assessment – Security Personnel

Test Details

  • This is a 40 multiple-choice questions/answers competency test. All question must be completed. Mark one answer per question.
  • 0 points – given if answer is wrong, 5 points – given if answer is correct.
  • The form must be submitted within 45 minutes after you start the test.
  • Pass rate is 140 points (70%).
  • Your name and surname will have to be entered after you press the finish button.

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1. At the scene of a serious incident in the licensed premisses, a door supervisor should make sure that:

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2. What is the main role of security officer?

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3. Who is the premisses license granted by?

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4. While using the P.O.P model (Person, Object, Place), you make the assessment of:

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5. Key elements in the justification of Physical Intervention include the need for it to be:

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6. Why must security operatives must have clear fire evacuation procedure?

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7. If the employee is taken to the hospital as a result of an injury sustained at work, their employer has a duty under RIDDOR to:

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8. Which of the following might indicate a suspicious behaviour by a customer?

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9. What should the door supervisor do if, when searching, they find illegal drugs in customer’s possession?

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10. In the correct order, what do the two D’s In RIDDOR stand for?

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11. What is the main aim of the Private Security Industry Act 2001?

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12. When making an arrest, what must door supervisor do?

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13. Which of the following would be a reason to evacuate a premisses?

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14. Which of the following best describes a manned security sector?

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15. What does the acronym F.I.R.E. mean in the context of fire safety?

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16. Which is the highest level of UK government threat level?

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17. On discovering fire, what’s the first thing security operative should do?

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18. What does a ‘’ critical’’ terror threat level indicate?

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19. What could lead to destruction/loss of evidence on a crime scene?

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20. Licensed premisses have permitted capacity  limits  to make sure that the:

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21. When do you use Run Hide Tell protocol?

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22. Which of the following does the RIDDOR Act 1995 mandate?

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23. Which of the following is the crime reduction initiative?

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24. Under Health and safety legislation all employees have a duty to?

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25. Under the Private Security Industry Act 2001, what must a person have to be able to work as door supervisor?

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26. The abbreviation P.P.E. stands for?

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27. Which of this is the main reason for security officer to record incidents?

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28. With regards to terrorism – what might be an indicator of suspicious activity?

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29. Which of the following documents is suitable proof of ID?

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30. What does SCaN stand for in security?

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31. In the event of a possible bomb threat what the first action a security operative should make?

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32. What is the first thing security operative should do after receiving a bomb threat over the telephone?

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33. Which of the following is the least effective deterrent for terrorist activity?

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34. What is the most effective way of reducing personal risk at work place?

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35. Explain the H.O.T protocol meaning?

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36. Which of the following represent the UK government threat levels in order of severity?

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37. How would the word SECURE be pronounce using the phonetic alphabets?

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38. What is the definition of an ‘’offensive’’ weapon?

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39. Following the arrest of the person in the licensed premisses, police arrived, and a door supervisor must:

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40. When justifying use of Physical Intervention, what should be considered?