Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry (RQF)

Under the Private Security Industry Act 2001, all door supervisors must hold a licence to practice, issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). To work as a door supervisor you need to apply for a SIA licence.

You cannot get your SIA licence without first attending a training course and gaining a Door Supervisor qualification.  Once you have your licence you can start earning and have an exciting career in the security industry in a variety of roles.

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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.

Qualification

Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry (RQF)

This qualification consists of four units, which learners must complete successfully in order to achieve the qualification, they are:

  • Unit 1 – Principles of working in the private security industry
  • Unit 2 – Principles of working as a door supervisor in the private security industry
  • Unit 3 – Application of conflict management in the private security industry
  • Unit 4 – Application of physical intervention skills in the private security industry

Entrance requirements

Security operatives are likely in the course of their work to be required to make calls to the emergency services, or for example communicate to resolve conflict.   It is essential that security operatives can communicate effectively.

Therefore:

  • All learners must demonstrate a good grasp of the English language, as assessments are only available in this language. This may involve completing a short assessment prior to enrolment.
  • This qualification is aimed at learners aged over 18, due to age restrictions on applying for an SIA licence.
  • From the 1st April 2021 all learners must present with a Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work qualification (or equivalent) before undertaking an SIA course in Security or Door Supervision. Please see information on pre-course e-learning and enrolment on the Emergency First Aid at Work course and dates on separate document.

Duration

Courses are delivered over three consecutive weekends. (Saturdays and Sundays) plus some mandatory (must do) self-study before and while on the training.

To complete this qualification you will be expected to undertake a total of approx. 61 hours of learning.   The SIA stipulates a minimum of 44 contact hours (6-days) if self-study is undertaken.

Assessment:

Multiple-choice examinations and practical tests of your searching, conflict management and physical intervention skills.

Photo and ID Requirements

Please refer to the ID requirements sheet which you will be sent with your joining instructions to make sure you will have the correct and sufficient amount of ID to be able to do the course and sit the exams.

Joining Instructions

On receipt of your completed enrolment form and course fee (or deposit for pre-enrolment), you will receive detailed and informative instructions.  This will include information on the distance learning unit you will need to complete prior to attendance.

Cancellations

In the unfortunate event you have to cancel your course a cancellation fee may apply.

Cancellation fees are as follows;

Cancellation within 21 days of the start date: 50% of course fee applies.

Cancellation within 7 days of course start date or non-attendance:  full course fee applies.

Deposits are non-refundable.

Choose the Best

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 office@ibauk.com.

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.

How to get your SIA document

A reminder of why Door Supervisors have a vital safety role.

Prices

£359.99 (including VAT)

Payment details: By BACS using online banking, or by cash or debit/credit card. The full course fee will be due on enrolment. We can invoice your company if they are paying. In certain circumstances we may accept a deposit to secure a space on a course. Please ask us for payment options.

NB: DIscounts apply when the Door Supervisor & CCTV courses are booked together with IBA UK Ltd.

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Home study materials

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