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    Security Services Training Board
    Recognition Scheme For Security Training Courses

    Arrangement for Qualified Trainers under QASRS
    with effect from 1 July 2021

    With effect from 1 July 2021, QASRS course / programme provider should engage qualified trainers.  It should demonstrate evidence that trainers employed are either:
    (a)   Qualified QASRS trainers recognized by Security Services Training Board; OR
    (b)   Graduates from programmes accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications as meeting the standards of “Specification of Competency Standards Unit of Competency 107749L4” under the Qualifications Framework; OR
    (c)   Recognition of Prior Learning Qualification holders with the Statement of Attainment containing the “Specification of Competency Standards UoC 107749L4” under the Qualifications Framework.

    Please note the following :

    (i)   With the implementation of the Recognition of Prior Learning of the security services industry on 1 July 2021, the application for trainer interview by SSTB will cease starting from 1 July 2021.

    (ii)   All incumbent qualified QASRS trainers (“the incumbent trainers”) recognised by the SSTB will be grandfathered.  They are allowed to teach the QASRS training programme, which covers the whole syllabus of the “Specifications of Competency Standards UoC 107753L1 – Perform basic guarding services for QASRS” under the QF.

    (iii)   Incumbent trainers can collect a letter from the SSTB/PEAK for the grandfathering arrangement starting from May 2021.  The letter serves as proof that the letter holders are the incumbent trainers recognised by the SSTB.

    (iv)   The SSTB will continue to arrange the trainer interviews for those applications submitted by 30 June 2021 until 31 December 2021.

    Quality Assurance System Course List

    Recognition Scheme For Security Training Courses (Effective from 1 Jan 2019)

    Quality Assurance System for Recognition Scheme of Security Training Courses
    New Guideline of Quality Assurance System for the Recognition Scheme of Security Training Courses/Programmes
      (Effective from 1 July 2021)
    New Guideline of Quality Assurance System for the Recognition Scheme of Security Training Courses/Programmes
      (Effective until 30 June 2021)
    Sample Certificate
    Guidance Notes on Registration/ Application of QASRS Trainer (English Version Only) (Effective until 30 June 2021)
    QASRS Trainer /External Examiner Interview Application Form (Effective until 30 June 2021)

    Consultation Forum on the New Arrangement of the Quality Assurance System for the Recognition Scheme (QASRS) trainer (29 January 2021)

    New Arrangement of the QASRS Trainer

    Notice on Recognition Scheme For Security Training Courses)

    Please be informed that the course(s) conducted by the following Course Providers were excluded from the QAS course list:

    • Harmony Security Services Limited. (Effective date: 19 April 2010)
    • General Security Ltd. (Effective date: 11 June 2010)
    • Hong Kong Housing Management Employee Union (Effective date: 7 November 2010)
    • Dragon Guard Security Limited (Effective date: 12 December 2010)
    • GIST Academic Achievement & Accomplishment Consultancy Limited (Effective date: 1 February 2011)
    • Professional Management & Safety Consultancy Limited (Effective date: 20 July 2011)
    • Sunkoshi Gurkha Security Limited (Effective date: 23 December 2011)
    • Carry On Professional Training Limited (Effective date: 10 November 2012)
    • Reliance Security Limited (Effective date: 17 February 2013)
    • Hong Kong Property Management HR Training Centre (Effective date: 30 September 2013)
    • Caritas Institute for Further & Adult Education – Tsuen Wan (Effective date: 19 November 2013)
    • Security Training Centre (Effective date: 21 February 2014)
    • The Hong Kong Island Social Services Charitable Foundation Ltd. (Effective date: 7 July 2014)
    • Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council (Effective date: 18 July 2015)
    • Asian Professional Security Training Institute (Effective date: 10 November 2015)
    • Star Education Institution Limited (Effective date: 10 November 2015)
    • Hong Kong Security Guard Association (Effective date: 12 November 2015)
    • Caritas Institute of Community Education – Aberdeen (Effective date: 19 November 2015)
    • Caritas Institute of Community Education – Yaumati (Effective date: 15 August 2016)
    • School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE), City University of Hong Kong (Effective date: 15 September 2016)
    • Caritas Institute of Community Education – North Point (Effective date: 19 November 2016)
    • Guard Post Management Co. Ltd. (Effective date: 24 Jan 2017)
    • Caritas Jockey Club Institute of Community Education – Tsuen Wan (Effective date: 3 June 2017)
    • C & S Security Limited (Effective date: 19 September 2017)
    • Turboseen Consultants Limited (Effective date: 21 Oct 2018)
    • TWGHs Yu Mak Yuen Integrated Services Centre (Effective date: 30 Dec 2018)
    • VIP Consultancy Limited (Effective date: 20 February 2019)
    • The Hong Kong Society for the Aged (Effective date: 13 April 2019)
    • Asia-Protection Security Associates Limited (Effective date: 25 April 2019)
    • Sunbase International Properties Management Limited (Effective date: 12 May 2019)
    • Clement Shield International Security Academy Limited (Effective date: 17 May 2019))
    • Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited (Effective date: 18 May 2019)
    • Methodist Centre (Effective date: 1 September 2019)
    • Integrated Vocational Development Centre (Effective date: 30 September 2019)
    • Kai Shing Management Services Limited (Effective date: 2 October 2019)
    • Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres (Effective date: 8 October 2019)
    • The Industrial Evangelistic Fellowship Limited (Effective date: 14 October 2019)
    • New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (Effective date: 21 October 2019)
    • CNT Security Group Limited (Effective date: 21 October 2019)
    • Caritas – Hong Kong Community Development Service (Effective date: 21 October 2019)
    • Hong Kong Employment Development Service Limited (Effective date: 21 October 2019)
    • S. K. H. Holy Carpenter Church Community Centre (Effective date: 21 October 2019)
    • Hong Kong Young Women’s Christian Association (Effective date: 21 October 2019)
    • Dussmann Service Hong Kong Limited (Effective date: 12 November 2019)
    • Caritas Institute of Community Education – Sau Mau Ping (Effective date: 19 November 2019)
    • Caritas Community Education Centre – Shatin Wai (Effective date: 19 November 2019)
    • Caritas Community Education Centre – Shek Kip Mei (Effective date: 19 November 2019)
    • Caritas Community Education Centre – Tuen Mun (Effective date: 19 November 2019)
    • Lik On Security Limited (Effective date: 11 December 2019)
    • KCRA Community Education Enhancement Centre Limited (Effective date: 12 December 2019)
    • New Territories Association Retraining Centre Limited (Effective date: 12 December 2019)
    • Heung To College of Professional Studies (Effective date: 19 December 2019)
    • Competent Security and Protection Services Limited (Effective date: 7 March 2020)
    • Asia Security and Protection Group Limited (Effective date: 7 March 2020)
    • General Security (HK) Limited   (Effective date: 26 January 2020)
    • Neighbourhood & Worker's Service Centre Limited (Effective date: 16 February 2020)
    • Property Management Administrative and Clerical Staff Association (Effective date: 16 February 2020)
    • The Hong Kong Security Guard Training Association (Effective date: 16 February 2020)
    • St. James' Settlement (Effective date: 25 February 2020)
    • Baptist Oi Kwan Social Services (Effective date: 11 February 2020)
    • SSL Training Limited (Effective date: 11 February 2020)
    • Distinction Security Services Limited (Effective date: 24 January 2020)
    • Signal 8 Security Limited (Effective date: 5 February 2020)
    • Hong Kong School of Commerce (Effective date: 31 January 2020)
    • Q & V Security Company Limited  (Effective date: 16 February 2020)
    • Association for the Rights of Industrial Accident Victims Limited (Effective date: 16 February 2020)
    • G4S (Hong Kong-Holding) Limited (Effective date: 4 May 2020)
    • Scout Association of Hong Kong – The Friends of Scouting (Effective date: 4 May 2020)
    • The Federation of Hong Kong and Kowloon Labour Unions (Effective date: 12 May 2020)
    • Kolot Property Services Limited (Effective date: 9 May 2020)
    • Guardforce Limited (Effective date: 1 June 2020)
    • Yan Oi Tong Limited (Effective date: 11 June 2020)
    • Security and Safety Limited (Effective date: 30 June 2020)
    • Hong Kong S.K.H Lady MacLehose Centre (Effective date: 10 July 2020)
    • The Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (Effective date: 10 July 2020)
    • Grace Chance Limited (Effective date: 10 July 2020)
    • Hong Kong College of Technology (Effective date: 13 August 2020)
    • On Ki Professional Security Consultancy Limited (Effective date: 19 August 2020)
    • Unimax Property Consultancy Limited (Effective date: 20 August 2020)
    • Securitas Security Services (Hong Kong) Limited (Effective date: 21 August 2020)
    • Young Men’s Christian Association of Hong Kong (Effective date: 23 Aug 2020)
    • Hong Yip Service Company Limited (Effective date: 23 Aug 2020)
    • Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service of Hong Kong (Effective date: 23 Aug 2020)
    • ISS Facility Services Limited (Effective date: 1 Sept 2020)
    • Pan Win Property Management Limited (Effective date: 10 Sept 2020)
    • City Security Company Limited (Effective date: 21 Oct 2020)
    • Hong Kong Association for Democracy and People’s Livelihood (Effective date: 21 Oct 2020)
    • OIWA Limited (Effective date: 14 Nov 2020)
    • The Association of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (Hong Kong) Limited (Effective date: 22 Nov 2020)
    • Cheer Prospect Property Management Limited (Effective date: 1 Dec 2020)
    • Fortune Jet & Occupational Training Co. Limited (Effective date: 1 Dec 2020)
    • Hong Kong Manpower Development Centre (Effective date: 1 Dec 2020)
    • Christian Action (Effective date: 12 Dec 2020)
    • Green Island Cement Company Limited (Effective date: 31 Dec 2020)
    • Youth Centre of The True Word Lutheran Church (Effective date: 31 Dec 2020)
    • Certis Centurion Facility Company Limited (Effective date: 31 Dec 2020)
    • Lion Training Centre Limited (Effective date: 1 Jan 2021)
    • Hong Kong Security Guard Training Centre (Effective date: 1 Jan 2021)
    • Megastrength Security Services Company Limited (Effective date: 1 Jan 2021)
    • SECURITYPRO ACADEMY Asia (Effective date: 1 Jan 2021)

     

    Last Updated: 10.09.2021

    #PEAK will cease its recognition service for QASRS courses starting from 1 January 2020 and the validity of PEAK's recognition for all QASRS training courses will expire in December 2020.

    Criteria of Application for Security Personal Permit :
    Any person who has sat and passed the QAS course-end examination, can be regarded as having satisfied one of the requirements in applying for the Security Personal Permit within one year from the issue date of the certificate.

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