4 Day Course From £170.00


The SIA Door Supervisor licence offers a gateway to a rewarding career and is unique as it qualifies an individual work as a Door Supervisor. In the UK, all security industry qualifications are specified by the SIA and offered through our affiliated awarding bodies. Our highly experienced SIA trainers believe in only delivering the best when it comes to security training. All our venues are equipped with state of the art presentation facilities to aid learning.


Course Description


This nationally recognised award, spread over 4 days is an introductory course aimed at giving learners the basic job training in Door Supervision. The course covers the key subjects recommended by the SIA enabling the learner to apply for an SIA Licence. Please note the course includes the new Physical Intervention module which is now required by the SIA.


Course Content


The qualification comprises 4 mandatory 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

This qualification can enable the learner to progress onto the NVQ in Providing Security Services or undertake further learning in other areas of the private security industry such as CCTV Operations or Security Guarding.




To provide the learner with the basic knowledge and understanding to ensure the provision of a professional level of service as a door supervisor; and to address the licensing requirements in the SIA regulated, operational environment.




  • Develop the learner’s understanding of working in the private security industry

  • Develop the learner’s understanding and knowledge of working as a door supervisor

  • Develop the learner’s abilities to recognize, defuse and resolve conflict situations

  • Develop the learner’s understanding of physical intervention skills

  • Develop the learner’s knowledge of health and safety in the workplace including awareness of emergency procedures

  • Provide the learner with knowledge of the law and legal issues

  • Enable the learner to implement effective methods of communication


Course contents


SIA Door Supervisor - Core Learning for Common Security Industry Knowledge (Total of 10 hours of which 5 hours must be contact time)


Module 1: Private Security Industry and awareness of the law.

Module 2: Health and Safety for the Private Security Operative

Module 3: Fire Safety Awareness

Module 4: Emergency Procedures

Module 5: The Private Security Industry

Module 6: Communication Skills and Customer Care


Door Supervisor Specialist Module (Total of 10 hours – all must be contact time)


Module 1: Behavioural Standards

Module 2: Civil and Criminal Law

Module 3: Searching

Module 4: Arrest

Module 5: Drugs Awareness

Module 6: Recording Incidents and Crime Preservation

Module 7: Licensing Law

Module 8: Emergency Procedures


Conflict Management Module (8 hours of which 7 ½ hours must be contact time)


Module 1: Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk

Module 2: Defusing Conflict

Module 3: Resolving and Learning from Conflict

Module 4: Emergency Procedures

Module 4b: Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Door Supervisors


NEW! Physical Intervention Skills Module (10 hours of which 7 ½ hours must be contact time)


Module 1: Introduction to Physical Skills

Module 2: Disengagement Techniques

Module 3: Escorting Techniques


Course Cost: From £170.00 (4 Day Course)