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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2711487/107240
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Education/Training
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Market Related
Location: SAPREF Durban
G4S Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Country:South Africa

G4S Business Unit:South Africa - Secure Solutions
Closing Date: January 17, 2018
Package Description: Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice. Benefits Include: Pension Medical Aid Relevant tools of the Trade

Job Introduction:

Vacancy: Training Officer, East Coast Region Isipingo

G4S Security Services (SA), a leading global integrated security solutions company, has a vacancy for a Training officer based in Boksburg

Reporting to the Regional Human Resources Manager, the main responsibility of the training officer is to implement and manage all training and development solutions for Operations in accordance with legislative and regulatory requirements to meet business and customer needs.

Experience with regards to training in the Security Industry will be to your advantage.

Role Responsibility:


Performance Standards

Execution of training and assessments

  • Facilitate and provide support of identified learning interventions
  • Number of learners that complete the required  training programmes
  • Learner achievements recorded and input provided to training system and report
  • Implement and monitor learner rating system.
  • Liaise with management around learners performance
  • Customer requirements met  in specific training interventions at regional centres/branches
  • Plan and schedule learning interventions both technical and behavioural to meet region needs with focus on core skills identified

Training provider accreditation maintained

  • Compliance to SASSETA/ THETA  requirements
  • Training provider accreditation status maintained
  • Learner achievement reports maintained
  • Assessment and moderation reports submitted
  • Skills programmes certified
  • Submit annual audits as per SETA/PSIRA requirements
  • Implement actions to ensure accreditation of the Training Centres

Maintain proper record keeping/Admin

  • Ensure that expense mandates follow audit procedures
  • Manage an effective Training Administrative system
  •  Assess competency against learning outcomes of operational employees and provide proof of assessments
  • Submission of weekly training reports


The Ideal Candidate:

Formal Education:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Preference code EC (10) valid driver’s license
  • Valid Firearm competency certificate
  • Registered PSIRA Grade A
  • Registered PSIRA Grade A Instructor, National Key Point
  • Registered SASSETA Facilitator/Assessor/Moderator
  • Fire Arm Accredited (Security)
  • Accreditations in retail and H & S (will be advantageous)
  • Aviation Security accreditation experience
  • Military and / or Police background (advantageous)

Qualities / Competencies




  • Knowledge of curriculum and learning programme design
  • Knowledge of the PSIRA and SETA training regulations and requirements
  • Knowledge of Skills Development, EE, LRA and SAQA legislation
  • Knowledge of training facilitation, evaluation and moderation
  • Knowledge FCA 60 of 200
  • Knowledge CAA
  • RelationshipBuilding
  • Understanding the organisational environment
  • Strong Communication (written and Verbal)
  • Delivering Objects
  • MS Office skills
  • Quality presentation skills
  • Facilitation experience, knowledge of best practice for training in security environment
  • Assertiveness and Coaching skills
  • Applied Adult Learning principles
  • Productivity (works at an efficient pace, set standard of performance, activities and results orientated


  • Dealing with Changing Circumstances
  • Sharing and Co-operating
  • Delivering Great Customer Service
  • Operate Independently
  • Interpersonal sensitivity
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Professional proficiency
  • Developing of People
  • Express ethical responsibility


We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, but SA citizens or those with a valid SA work permit, will have a distinct advantage

About the Company:

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit

G4S operates in over 30 countries in Africa and employs over 105 000 people on the continent.

At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy. We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. Our employees are the public face of G4S and we recognise and respect the value they add to the business by delivering excellent service day after day.

G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are:

  • Customer Focus
  • Expertise
  • Performance
  • Best People
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration & Teamwork

One of the G4S Group’s core values is to ensure we employ the Best People. We strive to develop our employees’ competence and inspire them to live our values. G4S ensures that we provide our employees with opportunities for growth and development within a dynamic and challenging business environment.

At G4S South Africa, we place great value on attracting and retaining the best people at all levels, to ensure the continued success of the organisation.

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.