PSA31:2014 is the standard required by the PSA for new entrants into the door supervision and security guarding sector. This standard outlines the procedures and systems which are needed before a company can begin offering services for these sectors. The PSA have issued the standard and the guidelines for certification which are available free of charge from the PSA website. PSA 31 is required for all new entrants into the door supervision and security sector, including companies who already hold a PSA license in another sector.
PSA 31 is also the standard used for entry into the Door Supervision and Security Guarding for Event Security sectors.
Once the PSA 31 audit process has been complete, the MSC certificate issued and all other requirements for licensing have been met (see PSA website), the PSA will issue a 2 year license. This is conditional upon having an audit to PSA 28:2013 within 6 Months. The PSA 28 audit includes a visit to an active site, MSC recommend having a PSA 28 audit as soon as a site becomes available.
PSA 28:2013 is the standard required by the PSA in order to retain and renew a Door Supervision & Security Guarding license. PSA 28 and the auditing guidelines for PSA 28 are both available free of charge from the PSA website.