NEW APP TO ENHANCE SKILLS OF PRIVATE SECURITY GUARDS

‘Smart Learning’ App introduced by CAPSI to train security guards and help upgrade their skills

By Sandeep Joshi

NEW DELHI, December 11, 2018: Central Association of Private Security Industry (CAPSI) has introduced unique online skill enhancement programme for security guards by launching a training App – Smart Learning — that will upgrade skills of working and aspiring security guards in India.

Designed and developed by Maha Tab Learning India Pvt. Ltd. (MTLI) under the guidance of CAPSI and Security Sector Skill Development Council (SSSDC), the new online career training programme to be given through ‘Smart Learning’ App has been designed exclusively for convenience and comprehensive training of unarmed security guards.

Kunwar Vikram Singh, CAPSI and SSSDC Chairman at the launch of “Smart Learning” Android Application, an online Skill Enhancement Program for Unarmed Security Guards

“We have Today marks a major landmark in the history of CAPSI and SSSDC. With the Smart Learning App, a guard can now get basic skills in a matter of three hours. With features like voice over and subtitles in Hindi and English languages, the App will give progressive learning with all theory and practical material compliant mandated under PSARA (Private Security Agencies Regulation Act 2005),” said CAPSI and SSSDC Chairman, Kunwar Vikram Singh.

With 80 lakh workforce, the private security industry is today the second largest employer in the country, which is going to touch 1.20 crore by 2022. Our sector is growing at 20% so we need trained guards to keep our workforce updated and vibrant. This App will help security agency owners and employers to conduct online tests for recruitment and also conduct refresher courses to keep security guards updated. This will help build a smarter and professional workforce,” said Mr. Singh.

“CAPSI, which is the apex body of all security agencies across India with over 20,000 members, was looking the smart and efficient way to impart training to its guards. With MTLI’s technical assistance and recommended and recognized by SSSDC, this App that comes with the Ministry of Labour’s NSQF Level certification. It will now be of great assistance to guards and agencies both. Apart from giving security agencies better-trained staff, this App will improve the employability of security guards and get them more remuneration,” said Mr. Singh.


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