Recruitment, Training & Deployment

AKAL TRAINING INSTITUTE

Infrastructure: -
Akal Training institute is presently functioning in leased accommodation located at Building No 228, Old Palam Vihar Road, Opposite Seema charitable Hospital, Bijwasan, New Delhi 61. The institute has the following infrastructure:-

Indoor Training: -
This is carried out in a building where facilities exist for training in batches of 20-25 recruits at a time.

Outdoor Training: -
An open plot of 2500 sq yds located adjacent to Building No 228, is utilized for outdoor training.

Accommodation: -
Students are accommodated in nearby rented accommodation.

Messing: -
A system of tiffin has been organized.

Organization :-

Recruit Criteria
Gen                :           Intelligent, smart and well built with imposing personality.
Age                :           Between 19 to 50 years

Physical Fitness
Height           :           Male 165cms and Female 150cms
Weight          :           As per standard table of height and weight.
Chest             :           80cms with an expansion of 4 cms for males. No minimum chest   
requirement for females.
Stamina         :           Should be able to run 1 KM in 6 minutes.

Individual should have dexterity and strength to perform searches, handle objects and use  force for restraining individuals incase of need.

Educational qualification

Matriculate or equivalent with ability to write both in English and Hindi.

Medical Fitness
Eye Sight

    • Far vision – 6/6
    • Near vision-0.6/0.6 with or without correction
    • Free from color blindness

Hearing     

      • Hearing should be defect free. Should be able to hear and respond to spoken voice and alarms generated by security equipments.
      • Should not be knock kneed or flat footed.
      • Should be free from any contagious or infectious disease. He should not be suffering for any disease which is likely to be aggravated by service or is likely to render him unfit for service or endanger his life or health of public.

Verification of Security Personnel :-
Although Police Verification is carried out of all security personnel being recruited, our verification team cross checks the same after visiting their residence. In addition verification is also done from criminal record maintained in the police station under whose jurisdiction his permanent home address falls.

Training Standards :-

Security Guards

    • Should alert well turned out and posses good bearing and quick movements.
    • Should be able to communicate clearly on telephone, intercom and mobile handsets.
    • Should have dexterity and strength to perform security guard duty without any drop in performance for 12 hrs.
    • Should be well versed in unarmed combat
    • Should have basic fire fighting knowledge.
    • Should be capable of administering first aid to injured personnel.
    • Should be fully proficient in filling the following registers:-
      • Visitors register
      • Vehicle IN and Out register
      • Material IN and out register
    • Should have knowledge of physically security. Security of assets, security of building or apartments, personnel security and household security.
    • Should be well versed in Crowd and Control.
    • Capable of examining identification papers including identity Cards, passport and smart card
    • Posses rudimentary knowledge of Indian penal Code, right to private defence, procedure for lodging first information report in Police Station and operative section of Arms ACT and Explosives Act.
    • Should be conversant with badges of rank in Police and Military Forces
    • Use of security equipments and devioces i.e security alarms and screening equipments.
    • Should be fully proficient in carrying out searches of vehicles and personnel.

Security Supervisors

  • Should act as a role model for his command
  • Capable of organizing security in his area of responsibility.
  • Should be capable of ensuring a high standard of turnout, bearing, punctuality and discipline within his command.
  • Should be capable of maintaining all documents laid down in the Contract labour, (Regulation and Abolition) ACT 1970.
  • Should be capable of providing ‘on the job’ training to his command.
  • Should be fully conversant with fire fighting procedures and capable of organizing all available personnel to fight any outbreak of fire in his area of responsibility.
  • Should be fully proficient in crowd control measure.
  • Should be capable identifying improvised explosive devices.
  • Rudimentary knowledge of Indian Penal Code, right to private defence, procedure for lodging first information report in the Police Station and operative sections of Arm Act and Explosives Act.
  • Identification of different types of arms in public and police.
  • Use of security equipment and devices (for example CC TV system, access control systems, metal detectors, fire and burglar alarm systems.
  • Should know the fundamentals of leadership and management.
  • Badges of rank in police and military forces.
  • Proficient in crisis response and disaster management.
  • Should be fully proficient in first aid.
  • Should be able to provide value added intelligence service to the management.
  • Should be fully conversant with the functioning of the visitor management system, vehicle management system and organize parking for major events
  • Should be able to ensure that his command is fully conversant with the duties of their post and carry them out efficiently.

Training Cadres Conducted :-

Recruit Training  
The syllabus is modeled on the Private Security Agency Regulation Act 2005. A total of 20 days training is imparted which consists of 100hrs indoor training and 60hrs of outdoor training.

Refresher Cadre for EX Servicemen/ Para Military Personnel
Ex servicemen and Para Military personnel are put through a seven days orientation cadre to familiarize them with the nuances of provision of security in the Private Sector.

Supervisors Cadre
Trained security guards with 2 years minimum service and potential for shouldering higher responsibility are put through a ten days supervisors Cadre.

Training Aids :-
Indoor Training

    • Computer with projection system
    • Black board with easel.
    • Models of Corporate Office, residential Colony, Hospital and factory
    • Intercom System
    • Video Cameras
    • Access Control Systems
    • Mobile Handsets
    • Fire fighting equipment
    • Charts for traffic control, fire fighting and first aid

Outdoor Training

    • Drill Square
    • Door Frame and Handheld metal detectors
    • Underbelly vehicle search mirrors
    • 3 ft high hurdles
    • Ropes, drums & obstacles
    • 9 ft ditch
    • 6 ft wall

Training Faculty :-
Permanent Faculty

  • Hon Lt Parshotam kumar Bharadwaj (Retd) – GM Training (Ex chief Instructor Naval Police & Regulating School, INS kunjali)
  • Sub Shakti Singh (Retd) –Recruitment and Administration Manager – (Ex Weapons and Gunnery Instructor Army)
  • Inspector Munnalal (Retd)  – Training Manager (CISF)
  • Ramesh Kumar Sharma – Training Executive (Ex SPG and IB Delhi Police)
  • Hav Kartar Singh (Retd) – Training Executive (Army)

Visiting Faculty

  • ADGP C Pal Singh (Retd)
  • Maj Bikram Singh (Retd)
  • Mr D C Srivastava (Security gadgets)
  • Mr Pardeep Kumar (PF & ESI Agent)
  • Mr B S Manchanda (Retd) Fire & Safety officer
  • Sub Satender Singh (Retd) (ExNursing Assistant AMC)

Assessment
At the end of every training capsule a central team is deputed by Akal Security Solutions Private Ltd to assess the standard of training imparted. The tests are set centrally and results documented. Candidates securing more than 60 percent marks are declared pass and awarded certificate.

Future Plans

  • The management trust of Akal Security Solutions Pvt Ltd has directed that Akal Training Institute be upgraded to international level which should serve as a centre of excellence for the security industry in India. For this purpose we have been assured that all our financial requirements would be fully met.
  • We plan to acquire land and set up a fully fledged security training institute which would serve as an ‘Academy of Excellence’ for the security industry. Inconformity with the above directive we are in the process of up gradation of our existing institute to meet the National Occupational standards (NOS) to be set up by the Security Knowledge and Skill Development Council (SKSDC). Once accredited with the SKSDC.
  • Towards achieving our goal we plan to send our instructors for training at the SKSDC as ‘Master Trainers’

Supervision
Our field officers check every unit twice by day and once by night every week.

Deployment
We as a policy avoid supply of guards at random.  We prefer induction of a well trained and cohesive team based on a security survey / audit. Our deployment time is as under: -

  • Up to 5 Guards - one week
  • Above 5 Guards - two weeks.