Frequently Asked Questions

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Do I get a Certificate

Yes, once you have completed the course and successfully passed, you can instantly download your BS7858 Pre-employment Security Screening Certification confirming you have the right knowledge and skills to carry out a robust vetting procedure. This certificate is recommended for people working within industries such as:

  • Human Resources / Recruitment
  • Security
  • Care Workers
  • Banking & Finance
  • Construction

The BS7858 Security Screening Course is the standard pre-employment vetting procedure recommended by The British Standards.

Our Certificates all carry a unique code/ref which can be verified for compliance purposes  


How much does it cost?

The BS7858:2006+A2:2009 Online Course and Certificate costs £85.00 per student and can be paid online using paypal after you have created an account.

You can also pay by cheque or bank transfer upon request (Call 0161 660 4550 to arrange offline payment).

If you need or would like to book more than 1 student and receive a bulk discount or would like to setup an account with us, please call 0161 660 4550.

Once we have received payment you will have access to all the material and course examination. To enrol simply create an account and follow the proceedures.


I have not received the ACTIVATION link

When you sign up you are sent an activation link to the email address you have supplied. You will need to click on the link to activate your account.

If you have not received this link please call our support line on 0161 660 4550.


I have paid, now what?

You should create an account before you make payment. If paying offline please call 0161 660 4550, if paying online this can be done via Paypal.

After we receive payment, we will activate your account and you will gain access to all the material required for you to take the BS7858:2006+A2:2009 course.

Please study the material first and then take the online examination. Once you have successful passed you can call us to confirm and we will start processing your Certificate.

Certificate usually takes 14 -28 days to arrive and is verified by the Skills For Security.


What is BS7858: Security Screening?

The BS7858 Security Screening was designed to ensure a specific procedure is taken when screening (Vetting) an individual or company. The BS7858 Security Screening accreditation is design to reduce fraud, theft and other  unscrupulous activities within the workplace. The BS7858 covers the following:

•The importance of accurate screening
•Collecting data for screening the prospective employee
•Procedures relating to screening
•Necessary documentation
•The statutory declaration
•Legislation affecting the process

The BS7858 is a British Standards approved certification and is provided by Skills for Security.