Mercury Associates is a Yorkshire firm, promoting security training courses and the prospect of employment to individuals who have perhaps been made redundant, leaving the military or those simply looking to change to a more rewarding career.
“Stereotypes of security professionals are long overdue revision. Anyone can train with Mercury, regardless of background, qualifications, physical build, sex or level of experience. Training teams are purposely small so that each individual may receive full & personalised attention”.more
Courses available include; Close Protection (protection of people, assets & buildings), Diver & Ski courses for Close Protection, Conflict Management, First Aid, Firearms & Door Supervisor training. Upon completion of the chosen course, Mercury award professionals with recognised industry qualifications which allow you to obtain your licenses legally required by the Security Industry Association.
Such courses are likely to lead to a diverse and varied career from event security to high profile close protection.
Door Supervision Training
(BTEC Level 2 - Door Supervision)
Our door supervision training course comprises of four days training, which we currently run over two weekends. Delivery includes participatory exercises, group and individual activities and trainer input.
Door Supervision Training Programme content:
Unit 1 - Roles and responsibilities of Door Supervisors (Introduction to the role of Door Supervisor, code of conduct and legal constraints, drugs, crime prevention, equal opportunities, health and safety and emergency procedures)
Unit 2 - Conflict Management for Door Supervisors (Introduction to communication and management, self awareness, avoiding conflict, effective communication and customer service skills, recognising and diffusing conflict, maintaing space, diffusing high risk conflict, resolving conflict and learning from conflict)
Close Protection Training Course
(Edexcel BTEC Level 3 - Close Protection Operations)
Our close protection training course covers the 150 hours of training that is necessary to apply for a licence. The course is 14 days in duration and is a combination of classroom and practical exercises. It is an intensive course and all sections of the course must be completed to allow you to apply for your licence. The training consists of:
- Introduction to the roles and responsibilities of the CPO
- Threat and Risk Assessment Surveillance Awareness
- Operational Planning Law and Legislation Interpersonal Skills
- Close Protection Teamwork
- Reconnaissance Search Awareness
- Incidents and Dilemmas
- Venue-Based Security
- CP Foot Techniques
- Communication and Conflict Management Skills
Specialist Security Services
Mercury offers a specialist security consultancy service that assists you in providing safe and secure environments for your people, property and profits.
Security and Risk Assessment
Mercury believes security risk analysis is fundamental to the security of your organisation. Security and risk assessment is vital to ensure that controls and expenditure are fully appropriate to the risks to which you are exposed. Risk management may be a precautionary or reactive measure for any perceived threat, to individuals, assets or buildings. We can provide advice, action or the services of a discreet and professional security consultant to protect against such threats.
Close Protection Officers
Mercury' close protection officers are available for individual, corporate, celebrity and low/high profile customers; supplying you with a complete custom-tailored program to suit the individuals needs and requirements giving you peace of mind that you are our number one concern.
Event Security Service
Mercury provide an event security service for special events and functions with a team of high or low profile personnel to offer control of access, protect clients, guest and their property. We endeavour to liaise with the event organisers at an early stage to ensure the event is a complete success.less
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