Certificate of competence for the security industry: Exhibition

The certificate of competence for the security trade is a prerequisite for the issuance of a permit for the security trade and is issued by the competent authority.

The following activities in the security industry may only be carried out after passing the competence test at the competent authority:

  • Inspection rounds in the public transport area or in domiciliary areas with actual public transport
  • Protection against shoplifters
  • Guarding in the entrance area of catering discotheques

The competent authority issues a certificate of competence for the passed examination.

For other security industries, proof of information must be provided.

Related Links

  • § 5 Abs. 2 Bewachungsverordnung (BewachV)
  • If applicable , identity card or passport
  • if applicable, examination certificates as other proof of competence (§ 5d in conjunction with V.m§ 5 paragraph 1 no. 1-3 Bewachungsverordnung (BewachV)

Related Links

  • § 5 Bewachungsverordnung (BewachV)

The registration form for the proficiency test is provided by the competent authority.

Related Links

  • § 34a Industrial Code (GewO)

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport

Last update or date of publication
13.09.2018