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Vehicle Immobilisation: Qualification

The Leadership Development Centre is currently the only approved training provider for the qualification for Vehicle Immobilisation in the North of England. This qualification is QCA/ACCA accredited and SIA endorsed.

Core competency training is delivered in two parts as follows:

Part One

Knowledge based training and assessment (21 hours)

  • Introduction to wheel clamping and removals
  • Introduction to the history of the service and the clamp and relevant legislation (Private Security Industry Act 2001)
  • Signs, lines and enforcement vehicles
  • Vehicle registration marks
  • Health and Safety
  • When to clamp and when to remove vehicles
  • Vehicle tow away
  • Completing paperwork
  • Practical case studies (clamping, removal and paperwork)
  • Use of photography
  • The payment process
  • Procedures for start and end of shift
  • Radio operations
  • Discretionary parking
  • Standards of individual behaviour for vehicle immobilisers and customer care
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Appeals


Part Two

Practical scenario based training and assessment (14 hours)

  • Avoiding conflict and reducing risk
  • Defusing conflict
  • Resolving conflict
  • Post incident considerations and learning from conflict

These sessions are usually delivered over five days with an average course day of seven hours.

Vehicle immobilisers who have a qualification in vehicle immobilisation or other parking enforcement related activities (so long as the qualification was awarded by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority), may be exempt from Part 1 of the training. However, all candidates must attend and pass Part 2.

Please call 0161 278 2413 for details or visit our contact page.


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