Door Supervision 1


  • Adults


Course Content

This is the qualification you need if you wish to apply for work as Door Supervision and Security Guarding positions throughout the UK. In undertaking the Door Supervisors qualification, you will the necessary information to undertake their role as a Door Supervisor.

The course covers:

General Security Unit 1

  • The purpose and main features of the private security industry
  • Legislation that is relevant to people working in the private security industry
  • Maintaining health and safety in the workplace
  • Principles of fire safety
  • Dealing with non-fire related workplace emergencies
  • Effective communication and customer care in the private security industry

Door Supervision Unit 2:

  • Understand the behaviour appropriate for door supervisors
  • Understand elements of civil and criminal law
  • Understanding admissions policy and search procedures
  • Understand the powers of citizens arrest and related procedures
  • Understand relevant drug legislation
  • Understand incident reporting and crime scene preservation
  • Understanding licensing law and social responsibility
  • Understand safety and security issues relevant to door supervisors

Conflict Management Unit 3:

  • Communication skills and knowledge of conflict management
  • Recognition, assessment and reduction of risk in conflict
  • Understanding how to communicate effectively in emotive situations and de-escalate conflict
  • The use of problem solving strategies
  • Good practice following a situation involving conflict
  • Physical Intervention Unit 4:
  • Understanding physical interventions legal & professional implications of their use
  • Reducing the risk of harm associated with the use of physical interventions
  • Non aggressive physical skills - Protecting self and others from assault

Non pain related physical skills - Standing hold and escorting On successful completion of all elements of the programme, you will receive a Level 2 qualification in Door Supervision. This is the qualification required to apply for an SIA badge to work in the security industry in the UK. You will need to apply for the licence directly with the SIA. This is a separate cost.

How to Apply

For further information or to apply please contact The Business Development Team on 020 7258 2711 or email