Security Vetting Procedures

Course objectives:

To give you a clear understanding of the requirement for security vetting

To take you through the process of vetting and interaction with the Defence Business Services - National Security Vetting

To understand the need for continual monitoring

To help you understand the documentation

To show you the methods used

Course duration:

Starts Day One 12.00 pm – Ends Day Two approximately 4.30 pm

Course content:

• Aim & Need

• Role & Responsibilities

• The Official Secrets Act

• Purpose of Vetting

• Understanding the Vetting Forms

• Dealing with Personnel

• Aftercare

• Clearance transfers between companies

• Non UK Nationals

• International Visits Control Office

Qualification Details:

The IQ Level 3 Professional Award examinations are multi-choice examinations of one hour duration. Examinations will be conducted at the end of each course following a short revision period.

Candidates may be permitted to re-sit the examination, if after their first attempt, not all questions are satisfactorily answered. Only one examination re-sit is permitted, candidates must then attend the course again (at full cost) in order to obtain the qualification.

Who should attend?

Any person involved in the following:

• Processing Security Questionnaires

• Processing Basic Checks

• Interacting with the Defence Business Services