Health & Safety
The government is recommended to enhance the promotion strategy of the Qualification Frameworks for the security services industry, enhance existing measures to unleash the workforce to address the manpower shortage of the industry, help upgrade the social status and professional image of the industry, provide standardised operational guidelines and educational kits for security services practitioners to have a full understanding of the new ordinances, and consider subsidising over 50-year-old and “three-nil” buildings to install smart security systems.
Employers are recommended to offer more training places, training allowances and study leaves to their employees to pursue life-long learning; offer paid meal breaks, paid rest days, flexible working hours and other fringe benefits to retain these employees; and offer more industrial attachment places for students.
Employees are recommended to make use of use different government subsidies, such as the Continuing Education Fund and the Skills Upgrading Scheme Plus, for lifelong learning and career development; and apply for Recognition of Prior Learning to get a formal qualification for their existing skills, knowledge and experience.
Training Institutions are recommended to offer more security training courses under the QASRS to meet training needs, develop more QF-recognised training courses by making use of the training packages to meet the training needs of the industry, and conduct more school talks by inviting senior practitioners to share their professional experience and the latest developments in the industry with students.