Advantage One Training Academy

Why Advantage One…

Our People are at the heart of everything we do and at Advantage One’s Training Academy, we believe in providing both the education and the practical knowledge, in order to apply that what is trained and apply it well, in an ever changing and often highly pressured environment.

We select our Trainers, not just for their knowledge, but also for their practical perception of their specialist subjects; providing a professional and realistic training approach, to not only give our students the understanding of a subject, but also tailored methods of how they can apply their new skills.

Our Training is designed to be modular, in order to deliver the learning in a layered and dynamic method, heavily weighted in role play situations; sketched around real-life situations, in real-life environments. Combined with many options of Accredited and Nationally recognised Courses; Advantage One Training Academy provides the learning experience that makes the difference.


Advantage One understands that with our knowledge, we can empower others with our excellent Training. Our Security expertise isn’t just for Security Officers; our Training packs can be delivered to improve the skills of everyone who work within Retail, Distribution, Warehousing or Asset storage environments.

Our Managers, including our people in charge of the Training Development, can meet with your Team in order to better understand your Business and design a package to suit your needs and that of your People.

Depending on your Business’ particular requirements; we can design bespoke Training Modules to provide ‘pinpointed’, practical and effective skills to your workforce.


SIA Top-Up Training

SIA Licensing

Accredited Courses

Driver CPC Training

In-House Training Coming Soon!!!

Our Services

Our Company


Welcome Pack


Advantage One understands that the Training of our People is paramount to any successful outcome and we work with selected Organisations to help support our Training Academy and our capabilities of improving confidence, not just in the Students whom we train, but also the confidence in the Public, whom our People work alongside every day.

Having Accredited or Nationally recognised courses, will help provide our People with the further capabilities of taking their skills across all areas of our Country and the ability to use their high levels of training to help us ‘Professionalise Security’ in the eyes of the Consumer.

We have chosen our Awarding Bodies to be Highfields Training and the London Policing College. Between these two professional organisations, we are able to offer a wide range of Accredited or Nationally recognised courses; at our Training Academy, with options to deliver Training in ‘Remote’ classrooms/facilities.


We work closely with our Customers to design Methods of Operation, along with Key Performance Indicators, with a framework of duties and expectations of our Officers. From here we design Customer Specific Assignment Instructions and Training; taking this further to ensure that for every location our Officers work at, they are specifically trained to do the job; in precisely the right way.

Further, Customer specific training may include:

  • Search Procedures

  • Counter Terrorism

  • Incident Reporting

  • Officer Activity Reports

  • First Aid

  • Fire Warden

  • Procedural Compliance


Security Officers must have completed their SIA (Security Industry Authority) Training and obtained an SIA License before working in the Private Security Industry (for more information see Accredited and Nationally Recognised Courses). For those looking to be an Advantage One Security Officers; the Training required for an SIA License is just where the training journey starts…

After passing through vigorous Screening and Vetting, our Security Officers will complete between 24 and 60 hours of dedicated Training time, as a minimum, before being signed off as fully competent for that Customer.

Our dedicated and motivated Trainers are very well experienced in the Training of individuals and will adjust their Training styles to accommodate the learning needs of the student.

Depending on the specific Job Role the Officers, Field Manager will create an individual Training Schedule, designed for each person, around their learning needs; aimed at progressive, measurable improvements.

All Advantage One Officers are trained using a range of methods, designed to deliver the knowledge as usable as possible: 


We are recruiting now !

Are you an SIA licensed Security Officer who is professional and motivated?

Would you like the opportunity to work with a growing company that values their employees?

Due to Advantage One Security successfully gaining new contracts we are recruiting experienced SIA approved officers but will consider applicants that need training if they meet our stringent criteria.

Highfield Qualifications

Here’s a little bit of information about Highfield Qualifications – the awarding organisation of the Highfield Group.

We’re a global leader in compliance and work-based learning and apprenticeship qualifications and one of the UK’s most recognisable awarding organisations. As such we’re regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, SQA Accreditation, the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA), and the Security Industry Authority (SIA). In addition to this, we’re also a government-regulated end-point assessment organisation (EPAO).

As an awarding organisation we’ve developed 250+ qualifications designed to enhance the career prospects of learners. These qualifications are now delivered by over 20,000 trainers and training providers spread across 50 countries. They cover multiple sectors such as retail, health and social care, finance, customer service, rail and engineering, hospitality, logistics, aviation and many more.


Is a not-for-profit company that was established in 2007 to enable the Competent Authorities (DVSA in Great Britain and the DVA in Northern Ireland) to manage the application process and quality assurance programme of centres and courses for the periodic training element of ‘The Vehicle Drivers (Certificates of Professional Competence) Regulations 2007’.

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London Policing College

The London Policing College has considerable UK policing expertise and experience of delivering police education programmes around the world. 

The team, of 140 Associates, are selected as experts in policing and include Chief Officers, operational leaders and tactical specialists. With over 3,000 years policing service between them, they bring their operational experience and insights (15 are holders of the Queens Police Medal, between them they have several hundred commendations and recognitions for meritorious service) and a commitment to continual professional development (attending and participating in conferences, research programmes, supporting operational officers and membership of professional bodies). The team bring with them considerable experience of policing, current involvement in developing, designing and delivering policing in the UK and across the world, and are involved in police education from recruits through to senior officers.


Advantage One Training Academy
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