With effect from 1 April
2004, an applicant for Category A, B and/or C Security Personnel Permit (SPP)
who has sat and passed a course-end examination, within 1 year before submitting his/her
application, of a security training course that has met the requirements of a scheme for
quality assurance that has been endorsed by the Security and Guarding Services Industry
Authority (the Authority) and announced in a manner that it thinks fit is
deemed to have met the criterion of "Proficiency in Security Work" for issuing
an SPP. The Authority announced on 14 September 2004 that it had endorsed the QAIHT
Scheme as a scheme for quality assurance under the above SPP issuing criterion. The QAIHT
Scheme came into effect on 1 October 2004.
To meet the requirements of the QAIHT Scheme, a QAIHT course must be provided by a
licensed security company authorized to provide Type I and/or II security work. That
licensed company must have been previously inspected by the Security Companies Inspection
Unit (SCIU) of the Hong Kong Police Force and found to have fully met the
criteria to provide in-house training. Licensed companies that are not required to
contract out their training will come under the QAIHT Scheme.
The Authority has recently reviewed the administrative requirement of the QAIHT Scheme and
announces today its endorsement of the revised QAIHT Scheme. The revised Scheme
will take effect from 1 September 2006.
For details and other information related to the QAIHT Scheme, please click here.
For enquiries, please call SCIU at 2860 5111 or the Authority at 2801 6482 or 2801 6293.
30 August 2006