Security qualification essentials to ensure optimum security services

The gradual growth in our economy has given a boost to the demand for specialized security personnel in the industry. Both business undertakings, as well as at individual sectors, have felt the need for enhanced security and safety systems.

Considering the need of the hour, the in-house experts at S&IB services Pvt Ltd have decided to devote this entire article to highlight the necessity to consider security qualifications when hiring personnel while also underlining the essentials of the same for better understanding.

Why do you need to consider security qualifications when hiring a security service provider?

Security qualifications are essential criteria for hiring security personnel as it ensures the adherence to the professionalism of the same. Besides that Security service providers are responsible for not only the safety and security of your assets but also the well-being of you and your loved ones. When you trust any Service Provider, you need to ensure that they are worthy and responsible enough to handle the same.

Security qualification essentials to ensure optimum security services:


Every security service provider preferably be an ISO certified. The standard management system relevant to all the private security agencies as preferably be certified by ISO 9001:14001 and OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45000.


A security service provider should have a PSARA license. Besides, that they should compliant with other Acts & Regulations e.g. The Payment of Wages Act, 1936, The Minimum Wages Act, 1948, The Contract Labour Regulation and Abolition Act, 1970, The Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, The Employees State Insurance Act,1948, Goods & Service Tax, The Inter State Migrant Worker Act,1979, The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976, Professional Tax wherever applicable, The Child Labour Act, 1986 and Workmen Compensation Act.1923,The Maternity Benefit Act,1961, Bonus Act,1965, Gratuity Act,1972, Industrial Dispute Act & Rules,1947, Labour Welfare Fund wherever applicable to ensure the smooth business operations.


The security service provider should have liability to insure their employees through The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 and Workmen Compensation Act, 1923 for the well-being of the employees to provide the safety.

Screened and Trained personnel:

The regulatory bodies of India mandates that security personnel should be an Indian citizen, have completed eighteen years of age but not reached the age of sixty-five years or older. It further requires the service provider to verify the character and antecedent record of their employees before hiring them. The PSARA Act mandates the minimum number of two hundred hours of training for guard and adhere to National Skill Development Programme.

Communication skills:

Security personnel’s require good communication skills to manage crowd, instruct and assist people, control and fight with fire to maintain the order of the premises under all circumstances. Internal and external communication skills are essential criteria that every reputed security service provider should have. They should have adequate awareness of disaster Management policies (ERT / QRT)

Proficiency of handling technology:

The intensive use of technology to provide optimum security services around the world makes it an essential criteria while hiring security personnel. The employee of security service provider company should have the required skill to operate and maintain the same.

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