Name of qualification Name of qualification: Varnostni tehnik/varnostna tehnicaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Security technician
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 5
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • education at least at SQF level 4 in the field of computer science or electrical engineering or mechatronics or telecommunications, and
  • completed professional training as a security technician in accordance with the law governing private security.
ISCED field Field:
ISCED subfield subfield: protection of persons and property
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 5
EQF Level: EQF 4

Learning outcomes:

The candidate is able to:

  • hand over the service and control one's own work
  • to study the technical documentation and the client's requirements in accordance with the standards in the field of technical security by technical means and together with the authorized engineer of security systems to prepare a proposal of technical and time solutions of technical security systems
  • carry out the installation, adjustment and commissioning of the technical security system
  • maintain technical security systems
  • communicate with contracting authorities, professional contractors and other competent authorities
  • use equipment, technical security systems and modern information and communication technology in accordance with the instructions of the customer and the manufacturer
  • take care of their own safety, health and environmental safety and fire safety in accordance with regulations and internal rules


Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. Licences may be found here.

Assesment and completion:


During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio, which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify the occupational standard in full.


  • written examination 
  • practical examination with oral defense

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body:

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.


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