Cash and Valuables in Transit (CVIT) Licence Course Birmingham

About the Qualification

A Level 2 Award for Cash and Valuables in Transit (CViT) Operatives in the Private Security Industry is a prerequisite for those seeking to work as a CViT operative in the private security industry (PSI).

Under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act (2001) individuals working in specific sectors of the private security industry must be licensed by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). One criterion for obtaining a licence is the achievement of a licence-linked qualification. The LASER Level 2 Award for Cash and Valuables in Transit (CViT) Operatives in the Private Security Industry provides full coverage of the competences specified by the SIA and therefore meets its requirements for a licence-linked qualification.

Who Is It For?

New entrants to the sector without a previous award/qualification conferring full or partial exemption.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age for registration is 18.
Learners must be able to communicate effectively in English (speaking, listening, reading and writing) and centres must have procedures in place for establishing the learners’ competence in the use of the English language. Learners should as a minimum have English language skills equivalent to:
• B2 level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications
• B2 Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR)
• an ESOL qualification at (Level 1) on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
• an ESOL qualification at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Level 5 awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and taken in Scotland
• Functional Skills Level 1 in English
• SQA Core Skills in Communication at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Level 5
• Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1

English Language Requirements

It is an SIA requirement that learners must be able to communicate effectively in English (speaking, listening, reading and writing). Centres must have robust, auditable procedures in place to ensure that all learners have English language skills equivalent to:
– B2 level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications
– B2 Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR)
– an ESOL qualification at (Level 1) on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
– an ESOL qualification at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Level 5 awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and taken in Scotland
– Functional Skills Level 1 in English
– SQA Core Skills in Communication at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Level 5
– Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1

Progression Opportunities (Career Opportunities)

The LASER Level 2 Award for Cash and Valuables in Transit (CViT) Operatives in the Private Security Industry is a pre-requisite for employment within the private security industry and enables progression to employment as a Cash and Valuables in Transit operative once an SIA licence has been issued. It may also promote employment in other sectors or offer opportunities for further training or study.

Units

To achieve the qualification, the learner must achieve both of the following:
• Principles Of Cash And Valuables In Transit (CViT) In The Private Security Industry
• Principles Of Working As A Cash And Valuables In Transit (CViT) Operative In the Private Security Industry

Unit Content

UNIT TITLE: Principles Of Cash And Valuables In Transit (CViT) In The Private Security Industry
OFQUAL UNIT CODE: A/617/9670
TRIDENT UNIT CODE: WJG928
GLH: 10
UNIT CREDIT VALUE: 1
UNIT LEVEL: Level 2

UNIT TITLE: Principles Of Working As A Cash And Valuables In Transit (CViT) Operative In The Private Security Industry
OFQUAL UNIT CODE: F/617/9671
TRIDENT UNIT CODE: WJG929
GLH: 17
UNIT CREDIT VALUE: 2
UNIT LEVEL: Level 2

Duration: 3 Days

Fee: £ 199.00