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A security control centre operator is a person who directly performs the tasks of private security, and may implement measures and duties in accordance with legislative provisions.

The special condition a person who wishes to acquire the vocational qualification of a security control centre operator must meet is:

  • at least two years' work experience in security.

Professional training of security staff is implemented on three levels:

  • applicants acquire knowledge and skills to perform the work and tasks of security staff through professional training to acquire national vocational qualification;
  • with periodical professional training, security staff update and refresh their knowledge and skills, and prepare themselves for a periodical test of professional competence;
  • professional training enables security staff to deepen and expand their knowledge, and prepare for a test of professional competence.

After completing the basic professional training, persons must attend periodical professional training every five years. The costs of periodical training depend on the contents. A person may attend professional training at any time.

If a person does not carry out the periodical professional training within six months after the end of a five-year period after the basic professional training, it is considered that the person is not professionally competent and does not meet the conditions to perform private security.

A security worker who is qualified for several types of work is recognised as having undergone periodical professional training for other types of work if they complete training for more demanding types of work in the following order: security manager, authorised engineer of security systems, security guard bodyguard, security control centre operator, security guard supervisor, security guard, security guard watchman and security technician.

Conditions

  • The security ID card is a document used by the security personnel to show that they are licensed and authorised to directly perform private security services.

    On the basis of the application, the security ID card shall be issued to the applicant for the type of work for which he is professionally trained and for which he meets the conditions.

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Recognition of qualifications acquired abroad

There are following systems for the recognition of professional qualifications acquired in the EU:

Cross-border provisions of profession

Performance of the profession in Slovenia is possible on cross-border/temporary basis. You may start performing it after acquisition of a specific permit from Competent authority.
Last modified:
8. 9. 2021