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Door Supervision Course Northampton – NN1

October 31-at-9:30 am - November 8-at-6:00 pm

sia door supervisor licence

Door Supervisors – Two Part Weekend Course

Book your place for £100 and pay the remaining balance (£120) on the day. Total price £220

Who is this qualification for?

This 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, 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.

About SIA Door Supervisor Training

This is the best course to get employment as it will cover you to work across most areas of the security industry. (Offices, Factories, Warehouses, Corporate, Reception Areas, Shops, Building Sites, Mobile Patrols, Pubs, Clubs etc) This course will allow you to get an SIA licence to work as a door supervisor or a security officer.

Candidates must be 18 or over, not have a serious criminal record in the last 5 years and have proof of identity. The SIA website has full information about identity documents and the types of offences that would lead to them refusing a licence. For example, motoring offences are ignored.

Candidates must attend the whole course.

Course Content

The course content is set out by the exam board and SIA.

Common Security Industry Knowledge

  • Session 1: Awareness of the Law in the Private Security Industry

  • Session 2: Health and Safety for the Private Security Operative

  • Session 3: Fire Safety Awareness

  • Session 4: Emergency Procedures

  • Session 5: The Private Security Industry

  • Session 6: Communication Skills and Customer Care

Door Supervisor Specialist Module

  • Session 1: Behavioural Standards

  • Session 2: Civil and Criminal Law

  • Session 3: Searching

  • Session 4: Arrest

  • Session 5: Drugs Awareness

  • Session 6: Recording Incidents and Crime Preservation

  • Session 7: Licensing Law

  • Session 8: Emergency Procedures

  • Session 9: Dealing with Vulnerable Individuals

  • Session 10: Dealing with Queues and Crowds

    Conflict Management Module

  • Session 1: Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk

  • Session 2: Defusing Conflict

  • Session 3: Resolving and Learning from Conflict

  • Session 4b: Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Door


    Physical Intervention Skills Module

  • Session 1: Introduction to Physical Skills

  • Session 2: Disengagement Techniques

  • Session 3: Escorting Techniques

    It is a 4 day course in the classroom, but you need to spend a full day before the course starts reading the pre-course material and completing the workbook that goes with it. Both are on our website. You will be doing an exam based on this home study, so it is not possible to pass the course without doing it! The workbook can be printed out and brought to the training or you can just make notes of your answers and bring them to the course.

    You will spend one day doing the practical element of Physical Intervention. This involves physical activity and some risk. To minimise the risk we insist on a strict code of behaviour and limiting practice only to techniques that we teach from an SIA approved programme. Candidates must wear appropriate clothing for this day (eg. trainers, track suit). If you have any health concerns please phone or email in advance of the course. You will also be asked to complete a health questionnaire on the course. 

What to bring

You will need 2 passport photos, notepaper and a black pen.
On the final day of the course you will need to bring your ID (3 items).

Please bring your Passport and/or Driving Licence. You can also bring Birth Certificates /P45/P60/ bills /bank statements/letter from HMRC, jobcentre etc. See the SIA website for a full list.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions about the course.


October 31-at-9:30 am
November 8-at-6:00 pm
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In2 Training
1st floor office, 39 Gold Street
Northampton, NN1 1RA United Kingdom


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