FAQ

Question : Who can use this site?

Any SIRA registered Security Company in South Africa..

Question : Why SIRA registered?

All security companies in South Africa must be registered with SIRA and a number is issued.

Question : What does it cost to join guardcheck.com?

It costs R 1200.00 per year in advance with NO hidden extra costs.

Question : What do I get for my membership fee?

  • You can check a security guard to see if the guard has been blacklisted by another company and the reason for the listing.
  • You also have the facility to blacklist security guards
  • You will receive a data base of CVs from guards looking for jobs
  • Question : Do I pay extra for blacklisting and receiving reports on security guards?

    NO you pay a once of fee of R 1200.00 per year.

    Question : Do I pay to print CVs from guardcheck.com?

    NO it'included in your R 1200.00 membership fee.

    Question : Will I be billed automatically after one year?

    NO, a pop up will alert you to your membership coming to an end and will ask if you would like to renew.

    Question : How do I pay?
    There are three ways of paying:-

  • By credit card - you will receive your membership and password immediately via e-mail.
  • Internet transfer - information must be faxed or e-mailed to guardcheck.com and your membership and password will be forwarded to you
  • By cheque - this will take several days as the cheque must clear before a membership and password is generated, you must fax or e-mail guardcheck.com with your deposit slip.
  • Question : Who can blacklist security guards?

    Any member of guardcheck.com can blacklist a security guard following his dismissal after fair disciplinary procedures.

    Question : How long will the security guard be listed for?

    The security guard will be listed for five years or until the company who listed the security guard removes the guard from the black list.

    Question : Can the security guard be removed from the blacklist?

    Yes but only by the company who listed the security guard.

    Question : Does a company have to attach a security officer listing report to the security guards letter of employment?

    Yes this makes the security guard aware of the consequences of his actions and that there are consequences now.

    Question : How do I get a security officers listing report?

    It is available on guardcheck.com and can be printed of the website.

    Question : How long do the security guards CV's stay on the website?

    The CV's stay live for 3 months then get removed.

    Question : Can a guard re-submit his CV if after 3 months he still does not have a job?

    Yes.

    Question : How much does re-entering a CV cost?

    It is still free of charge; a security guard can re enter his CV as many times as needed.

    Question : What area does guardcheck.com cover?

    Guardcheck.com covers the whole of South Africa and information is sent out to over 4000 security companies.

    Question : If a security guard is blacklisted can a company still hire the security guard?

    Yes we are just providing information so that the security industry can make an informed decision when hiring security guards.

    Question : What is the web address?

    www.guardcheck.com or www.guardcheck.co.za - You can use both .com and .co.za

    Question : How do I contact guardcheck.com?

    Please refer to contact details on the website.