Door Supervisor Training

Monday, June 26th, 2017
Controlled Event Solutions are running a number of SIA Door Supervisor courses for anyone wishing to obtain the SIA Door Supervisor licence. This qualification is essential for anyone looking to progress in the security industry and provides a pathway into full-time employment in the safety and security industry. The courses are taking place over the following dates: Course 1: Saturday 15th/Sunday 16th July & Saturday 22nd/Sunday 23rd July Course 2: Monday 17th…
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Nowadays, we’re all constantly so busy, and yet, we’re still in need of making sure we are up-to-date with new and relevant facts and developments in security training. These are vital to making sure we are alert and protected during the course of our work.  E-learning provides the perfect balance and solution to this. But what specifically are the advantages of e-learning and can they be applied to the security…
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5 Ways to Ensure Spectator Safety

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
When it comes to hosting events, whether they’re of a sporting, music or arts nature, all large-scale celebratory events require security. It’s not there to be scary or to intimidate you, but rather to ensure the safety, welfare and enjoyment of all spectators attending. In the UK, we take health and safety seriously. Stewards, CCTV operators, managers and all those working within the security sector can take a range of…
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Safety First

Friday, October 9th, 2015
It’s great when you can really feel the atmosphere at a football ground, so much so that it’s almost palpable. But it also means that the stewards and the event security working there must be extra vigilant. The crowd can quickly change from high octane excitement to something a little more dangerous – especially if the match isn’t going their way.  Spectator safety is of the upmost priority for stewards…
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SIA Training - Here at CSG

Friday, October 9th, 2015
As well as providing security to those in the entertainment, sports and leisure industry, we also provide all of the training needs of the Controlled Solutions Group.  And if that wasn’t enough, we’ve expanded to become the premier providers of recognized and accredited training to support the safety and security needs of the sports, leisure and entertainment industry within the U.K. and beyond. Our aim is to equip trainees with…
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Why not further your education?

Friday, October 9th, 2015
Are you already a steward who would like to gain a leg up working in the event security industry? Have you been thinking about getting yourself a recognised qualification? Or are you interested in entering the world of event security but aren’t sure how to go about it? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then a level 2 NVQ spectator safety training course, with a reputable security…
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Lots Going On at CSG

Friday, October 9th, 2015
With the next General Election rearing its head, there are a number of politicians jockeying for the limelight and an array of important issues are being discussed. From troubles in the NHS, to education and the economy, there are a myriad of hot topics to be addressed. One of the issues that concern the people of Britain is the level of unemployment in the country. Nobody wants to rely on…
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Remembering Hillsborough

Friday, October 9th, 2015
Yesterday marked the 26th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster which saw 96 people lose their lives at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. Victims’ families, supporters, and past and present players attended a memorial service for those who lost their lives at Liverpool’s Anfield stadium and 96 tolls rang out during a minute’s silence at 15:06 – the moment the match was halted on 15th April 1989.…
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Spectator Safety | Security Training

Friday, October 9th, 2015
Whether it’s a World Cup final, a premier league tie or a third division friendly, a football ground is always an exciting place to be. The roar of the crowd, the buzz on the pitch and the intensity in the air – it all builds to become a thrilling environment. Being in enthralled in a football match, it would be easy to overlook the stewards in a football ground. Yes,…
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A couple of blogs ago we mentioned that the SIA were looking into illegal practices regarding their licences after a shocking BBC Inside Out programme showed people obtaining qualifications illegally and without proper SIA training. Now, there’s been a development with the SIA stating that around 129 security guards are having their licences revoked after they have found to have been obtained without the necessary training. Tough exams are needed…
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