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HABC Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor

When you complete the course, and pass the assessment, you will be licensed to work as a door supervisor in the UK.  It will also qualify candidates to work as a Security Guard.

Who should take this course?

Anyone intending to work as a door supervisor needs to attend this course. This includes door supervision in clubs, pubs as well as sporting, entertainment or festival security.


HABC Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry (QCF)

Door supervisors who qualified before 2010 should look at the upskilling course.

Entrance requirements

No formal qualifications are required however  individuals must be able to read and write at literacy Level 2.

The course does require you to be in reasonable physical condition. You  must have the physical capability to undertake the activities. You will be required to complete a medical declaration on attendance.

This qualification can only be undertaken by learners aged 18 yrs old or over.

Candidates MUST arrive with the correct ID as per SIA Requirements which will be detailed on delegate joining instructions. Delegates without the correct ID requirements will not be able to complete the course.


4 days of classroom learning (7-8 hours each day), and some home study.


Continual assessment through 4 multiple-choice examinations and a practical assessment.

Where is the course delivered?

The course is delivered in our HQ in Royal Wootton Bassett, and local environments where door supervision typically takes place.

If required IBA UK can provide your company with a training course at a time and place to suit you. Please contact us if you wish to discuss this further.


  • introduction to working in the private security industry
  • introduction to working as a door supervisor
  • recognising, defusing and resolving conflict situations
  • physical intervention skills
  • relevant health and safety, including emergency procedures
  • how the law applies to door supervision and legal issues
  • effective  communication

Unfortunately, there is a lot of poor quality door supervision training out there – from trainers that have very little experience or industry knowledge.

IBA UK were in the security business before the SIA was formed. We understand the door supervision business inside-out, from defusing conflict to the legal implications of physical intervention. We can train you and your staff to a high standard of professionalism. After our expert training, most of our trainees find the actual assessments straightforward, and our pass rate is high.  

CALL US NOW TO ENROL ON 01793 855090 or email

For information on how to set up and Register for an account with the SIA for a SIA Door Supervisor licence watch the video below.

And for more information see our document here.



For the current price of this course, call us today on 01793 855090. NB: DIscounts apply when the Door Supervisor & CCTV courses are booked together with IBA UK Ltd.

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Home study materials

Get the materials for the home study component of this course here

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Upcoming Training Courses

all-day SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi...
SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi...
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
This course runs over 2 weekends. Coursework is to be completed prior to attending the course in Wootton Bassett. The HABC Level 2 Award in Door Supervision has four units: Unit 1: Working in the Private Security Industry Unit 2: Working as a Door Supervisor Unit 3: Conflict Management for the Private Security industry Unit 4: Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry
all-day SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi...
SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi...
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day
This course runs over 2 weekends. This is the second weekend. Coursework is to be completed prior to attending the course in Wootton Bassett.


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