Gated Access Control
Welcome guards offering gentle verification and orientation services.
Doorman Access Control
Desk bound guards offering verification, orientation, limited concierge services and key control.
Guards patrolling external and internal areas.
• Automated key dispense system
• Luggage storage
• Biometric access systems
• Fingerprint management systems
• Private investigations
Special Equipment Issued To Our Guards
– Personal Alarm
– Panic Button
– Air Horn
– Cell phone and battery
pack with access to Wi-Fi
– Body camera
– LED lit body vest
– Portable Communication Radio
– Name badges
– Emergency Light
– Baton / Patrol Device
– Personalised welcome cards
– Radio Charger
– Fire Extinguisher
– Jumper Cables
– Car booster pack (optional)
– Wheel clamp
– Pepper Spray
About Our Guards
– Carefully selected
– PSIRA qualified
– Fire & First Aid training
– Training also includes 30 days shadow on our hotel receptions
– 20% higher remuneration than minimum wage
– Involved by visiting guard’s homes
– Ongoing career development assistance
Services Not Included
– Body camera
Bianca Van As
Bianca was born and raised in Cape Town and matriculated at Jan van Riebeeck High School in Tamboerskloof.
She is currently completing her Bachelor of Laws degree at UNISA and is passionate about obtaining a master’s degree in Corporate Law. Currently apprentice in the Chairman’s Office, Bianca enjoys a challenging workplace environment.
Louise Dawn McArdle
PSIRA number: 2673493
Louise grew up in Kwazulu Natal and moved to Scotland UK in her early twenties, she proceeded to return to South Africa, where she became passionate in the Facilities Management field. She obtained her qualifications in Facilities Management. Her interests are running, cycling and enjoying life to its fullest.
Riaan grew up in the northern suburbs of Cape Town and completed his schooling at Stellenberg High School in Durbanville. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting at the University of Stellenbosch, Riaan proceeded with his articles at LDP auditors in Durbanville, and at the same time managed to study part-time and obtain his Honours degree through UNISA. He enjoys all forms of sport, especially rugby, cricket and golf and loves travelling abroad. Riaan has been with Village n Life since 2006.
Chantel matriculated at Florida High School and studied Tourism Management in Stellenbosch through Cape Peninsula University of Technology, as well as Wine Culture and Photography. Her working experience includes highly regarded wine estates and a private game lodge. She joined Village n Life in 2006 and she loves working with people and is passionate about delivering high levels of service and complete customer satisfaction. She lives in Greenpoint with her son and husband.
Henri Swiegers – Camps Bay Retreat
Grade A Certified
Henri likes to take things apart and put them back together again. He started out as a hotel manager but quickly realised facilities management was his passion. Henri is a keen hiker and enjoys off road BMX riding.
Pieter was born in Gauteng and matriculated from Roodepoort High School in 1993. After relocating to Cape Town in 1997, he completed IT Certification and qualified as Microsoft Certified Professional in 1999. His career and expertise in the IT field matured over the years, and he got to experience IT in very diverse, yet challenging environments, with the latest being the hospitality industry with Village and Life in 2018. He cemented new roots in Durbanville, in the northern suburbs of Cape Town, and enjoys spending time with his wife, Bronwyn and their four children, Kiara, Preston, Shiloh-Lee and Dean.
PSIRA number: 1369073
Mncekeleli loves working in a hotel environment and working with the guests and staff at The Bay Hotel.
He has been in Cape Town since 2007 and has two children.
Kwanela Kindman Guga
PSIRA number: 2323957
Kwanele has five years’ experience in the security industry and loves working with Management in his environment. His passion includes watching rugby and going to church with his one child.
PSIRA number: 1690910
Monwabisi is currently 27 years old and has been working in the security industry since 2009. He currently resides in Khayelitsha.
– Grade C certified