What is purpose of PSiRA?
In a nutshell, the primary objectives of PSIRA are to regulate the private security industry and to exercise effective control over the practice of the occupation of security service provider in the public and national interest and in the interest of the private security industry itself.
How many hours can a security guard work in a month in South Africa?
Excluding overtime requirements, the maximum ordinary hours of work for security officers within Category A, was 48 hours per week. For Category B security officers the limit for ordinary working hours was set at 60 hours per week.
Is PSiRA a government or private?
Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) | South African Government.
Who must be registered with PSiRA?
To be able to register with PSIRA, you need to meet the following requirements: You need to be a South African citizen and/or be an individual that has permanent residence in South Africa. You need to have no criminal record for at least ten years prior to your application for registration.
How long does it take to get registered with PSiRA?
Frequently Asked Questions – Registration. 1. How long does it take for PSiRA application to be approved? NB: Kindly advice the clients that the 12 days waiting period does not include weekends and public holidays.
What is PSiRA certificate?
The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) is the Governing Body and Regulatory Authority for the private security industry. Thus, should you wish to start a Security Company, it is mandatory that you are registered with PSIRA.
What are the six main aims of the private security industry Act 2001?
- to license individuals and to approve companies;
- to keep under general review the private security industry and the operation of the legislative framework;
- to monitor the activities and effectiveness of those working in the industry;
- to conduct inspections;
What is PSiRA grading?
PSIRA Grade A Security Guards A Grade A security officers’ main function would normally be a site manager or commander. Controlling and managing a number of functions. Managing the security workforce. Conducting risk assessments and evaluations on site daily. Basic investigative skills.
What is Psira Grade C?
PSIRA Grade C Security Guards A Grade C security officer’s main function is access control of a higher risk area and supervision of lower grade security officers.
How much is a Psira certificate?
Set of finger prints; Registration fee of R210. 00. Kindly note that you should also bring the original for both training certificates and your green bar-coded Identity book when coming to register.
What is the basic salary for security?
The new minimum wage for security officers in Area A which constitutes major metropolitan areas will be R5 209 (2016: R4 896), Grade B is R4 668 (2016: R4 387 and Grade C is R4 102 (2016: R3 797) and D and E is R4 102 (2016: R3 792).