Security Vetting

Security Vetting & Personnel Security

This course is being run face to face at the Puckrup Hall Hotel, Tewkesbury, GL20 6EL.

The course starts at 10am on day 1, and 8:30am on day 2. It is expected to finish by 5pm on day one, and approximately 2:30pm on day two, 3:30pm for those wishing to sit the exam.

There is the option to add accommodation and a networking dinner on the first evening on to your booking, please select the 24hr rate when completing the booking form.

Please note that DISA is unable to reserve accommodation for you the night prior/after the event. If you require accommodation on either of these days, please book this yourself directly through the hotel and then let the admin team know so that the same room can be reserved for you. We may also be able to provide a discounted rate for this.

DISA provide an optional exam for this course, please note that this is not currently affiliated to any external training body. The cost of the exam is an additional £100 + VAT and consists of 40 multiple choice questions, 28/40 correct answers are needed to pass. This is taken at the end of the course on day 2. If you would like to take the exam, please tick the box on the booking form.

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 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

Who should attend?

Any person involved in the following:

  • Processing Security Questionnaires
  • Processing Basic Checks
  • Interacting with the Defence Business Services

As courses places are in demand, notification of new dates and the booking process is completed via a register of interest list. Please email to register your interest in DISA training courses.