Trainers Area: Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct Trainer (TCC1)
High standards of professional conduct are central to the role of training and in this Code of Conduct; The Security Institute is making explicit the commitment of the Trainers to these standards.
The purpose of the Code is to assist The Security Institute establish and promote the maintenance and improvement of standards of professional conduct of trainers.
The following shall constitute professional misconduct by a registered trainer:
(a) engaging in conduct which is contrary to a code of professional conduct
(b) engaging in any improper conduct in his or her professional capacity or
Must take care of learners under their supervision with the aim of ensuring their safety and welfare insofar as is reasonably practicable.
Must respect confidential information relating to learners gained in the course of professional practice, unless the wellbeing of an individual or a legal imperative requires disclosure.
Must uphold the reputation and standing of the profession. They should act with honesty and integrity in all aspects of their work. They should avoid direct conflict between their private interests and their professional work.
Must respect learners, colleagues and co-professionals. They should interact with them in a way that does not discriminate and that promotes equality
Must appreciate the unique and privileged relationships that exist between trainers and learners. They should conduct these relationships in a way that is professional, respectful and appropriate.
Must not practice the profession while under the influence of any substance which impairs their ability or medical fitness.
Must provide complete and accurate information and authentic documents with respect to their professional status, qualifications and experience including appropriate insurance cover and tax clearance certificate where applicable
Must use only their own names, as set out in the National Register of Approved Trainers (NRAT), in the course of their professional duties.
Must provide complete and accurate information on any professional matter as requested by The Security Institute. They should not counsel or assist any person who is not a registered trainer to represent themselves as being so registered.
All documents required by The Security Institute for Certification of individuals must be maintained and stored in confidential manner in hard copy in a secure storage area and submitted to the Institute in a prompt and timely fashion in order to avoid delays in the issue of Certificate.