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SIA Door supervisor training

SIA trainingSIA Training – Door Supervisor course

Who is this qualification for?

This SIA training qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a door supervisor. It is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications and is supported by Skills for Security.  Skills for Security are the  standards setting body for the security industry and the SIA, which regulates the private security industry.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners are expected to undertake approximately 45-hours of learning. The SIA stipulates a minimum of 32.5 contact hours (4-days) if flexible distance learning is undertaken.

Topics covered

These include the main characteristics of the Private Security Industry. The importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements  The role and objectives of a door supervisor. Powers of arrest relevant to a door supervisor. How to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations. Good practice to follow after conflict situations. Physical interventions and the implications of their use and the use non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice examinations.

Course Syllabus:

  • The main characteristics of the private security industry
  • Understanding the law when working as a door supervisor
  • Safe working practices and emergency procedures
  • The searching of people and property
  • Keeping vulnerable people safe
  • The powers of arrest of a door supervisor
  • Incident reporting and crime scene preservation

Course length: 4 days plus self directed learning.

Qualification achieved: Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry

Cost: £250 per person + VAT on open courses.

This costs includes a free Emergency First Aid at Work course (RQF). First aid is required by the SIA in order to get your door supervisors badge. The first aid course can be taken whenever you want within 3 months of the door supervisors course.

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