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Book SIA course through RDS Training. https://www.rdstraining.co.uk/book-online Create an SIA online account. Click link below https://services.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk/login/ Complete and submit an application form through your online SIA account. Complete the next steps of your application, such as giving us documents that prove who you are and paying the licence fee (if you are paying this yourself. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-an-sia-licence https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-an-sia-licence How much does it cost to get SIA licence? From 6 April 2023, the cost of applying for an individual SIA licence for any sector in the regulated private security industry will be reduced to £184. This is the lowest fee ever since licensing was introduced in 2004. Do the job Centre pay for SIA licence? The Job Centre may fund your SIA licence training, but this is by no means a certainty. You will most likely need to have to be out of work for around a year and it will need to be part of your job-seeking program. What are the benefits of having SIA licence? By getting RDS SIA certification, you can apply for more jobs in the security industry, such as security guard, door supervisor, CCTV operator,Having an SIA licence gives you a competitive advantage in the job market, which translates into higher pay rates.