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1 Ace Security Ltd > Courses > Security > door-supervisor

We at 1 ace security aim to provide complete solutions  i.e training aimed at getting jobs, we are offering the following sia security courses at various venues across

Cheap Door supervisor training course

Once in a while we provide training at the most affordable prices for door supervision which is £99 only if you go to our course booking section and see the dates for various venues you will find the course which would be a promotional training course at unbelievable prices i.e £99 only. This £99 will include your training for door supervisor which would enable you to apply for your sia licence. Besides that it would include exam and certification fees as well. If you need more help or info call our ready to help advisers.

SIA Door Supervisor Training

If you wish to work in the security industry for certain type of work you would be required to get licensed. Door supervision being one of them. A door supervisor in general terms would be a security operative who works in a licensed premises, a licensed premises is any premises governed under the licensing act of 2003.

Misconceptions about door supervisor

Generally people are of the view that a door supervisor only work at night clubs and bars i.e high risk venues. This is a misconception in fact a door supervisor would work in any venue where certain activities are taking place which fall under the licencing act 2003. retail sale of alcohol being one of them.

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The role of the door supervisor

Door supervisors are security operatives working at licensed premises, for example bars, night clubs, hotels , restaurants and large events.

The main role of a door supervisor is to make sure customers have an enjoyable experience in a safe environment.

Attending training and passing the national qualification provides the minimum knowledge and understanding to start working as a door supervisor. Door supervisors must be licensed by the regulatory body for the UK security industry- the SIA Security industry authority.

Door supervisors main duties

Door supervisors are representing the licensed premises management. Door supervisors control entry and also maintain order within the premises. Door supervisors are also required to be good in customer care. A polite and professionals door supervisor leaves the customers satisfied thus wanting to return back

Door supervisor responsibilities

  • Controlling entry
  • Maintaining order
  • Helping customers
  • Ensuring health and safety
  • First aid
  • evacuation


What are types of SIA Licences

There are two types of SIA licences one is know as a front line licence the other one is know as the non front line licence. The door supervision licence is a front line licence that will enable you to work in the security industry as a door supervisor. 

When will i receive my training certificate

Once you have done your training and successfully passed the door supervisor course. Depending upon the awarding organization you should get your certificate within ten working days.

Is the door supervisor course easy

The level 2 award in door supervision is designed at the entry level thus if you can read write and speak English it should not be a problem for you to qualify in the door supervisor exam. Almost 99 percent of the learners manage to qualify in the first attempt. The learners who fail usually don't fail in the complete qualification, it may be just one odd module, and you can always resit that module.

Can a door supervisor work as security guard?

Yes a door supervisor can work as a normal security guard on the contrary a normal security guard cannot work as a door supervisor, as door supervisors need to work in licence premises. In order for him to work in a licence premises he needs to undergo the required training. 

How to become a door supervisor?

In order to work in the security industry in UK you need to have a sia badge or sia licence. How do you get the sia badge or license, well first of all you need to complete the mandatory training for the sia door supervisor course by any training provider. The sia door supervisor course is a four days course and all the modules mentioned above need to be covered. Once you have completed the above mentioned sia training for the door supervisor course you have to wait for your result for the door supervisor course. If you qualify for the door supervisor course then you can apply for your sia badge or sia licence.

Door supervisor or security guard?

In our opinion the door supervisor qualification is better and is good value for money that you spend. A door supervisor can do all the work that a normal security guard can do, but in addition to that he can also work in licensed premises, which include where alcohol is dealt with. Thus if you intend to join the security industry then we recommend that you do the sia door supervisor course rather than the security guard course. After all there would only be a difference of say 30 pounds, and yet the sia badge cost is the same. So think what is a wiser action. If you need advice or further help call 0208 144 8740 or mail at info@1acesecurity.co.uk

How long it takes to get SIA licence?

After you have completed the training for the door supervisor course and you receive you certificate. You need to complete the sia application form available from sia website. Usually it would take anything between 3 to 4 week once you get your sia licence.

What documents do i need to do the door supervisor training

In order to do any sia linked qualification you would be required to show certain documents these documents have been divided in group A and and group B documents. If you have two documents from group A you do not need any other document. If you have one document from group A you would be required to have an additional two documents from group B. To have alook at the acceptable form of IDs to do the door supervision qualification follow the link documents required for door supervisor training

About the door supervisor course

The door supervisor course is spread over four days. In these four days the training provider will cover four modules which are working in the private security industry, working as a door supervisor, conflict management and physical intervention. The course is a QCF (qualification credit frame work) each module has its own credit value.

What if i fail the course

As said earlier the door supervisor course in its self is a fairly simple qualification which is designed at level 2. If you can speak, read and write English hopefully you should not have a problem with the qualification. As per our experience majority of the learners manage to qualify in the first attempt.


Offering SIA compliant security courses in london, door supervisor courses are being offered in london at various locations across greater london, catering for north, south east and west part of london. 

Who is a door supervisor

A door supervisor is a security operative working in private security industry of the united kingdom. A door supervisor needs an sia licence before he can work as a door supervisor. A door supervisor is a security operative who can work at licenced premesis. A licenced premesis is a place where alcohal is being dealt in any form may it be retail sale or serving. The most common place that a door supervisor can work is pubs and night clubs. It does not mean that a sia compliant door supervisor cannot work as a security guard, infact a security operative with a sia door supervisor licence can work as normal secuirty guard on the contrary a normal secuirty guard cannot work as a door supervisor. In order for a secuirty operative having an sia licencse for secuirty guarding would have to get the sia qualification for a door supervisor and besides the security guard would also be required to get an sia licence for door supervision.

Where can i get the door supervisor qualification in London

You can choose any training provider to go with , you can choose us to help you with you sia door supervisor qualification. We are providing sia compliant security training courses at various venues across london and the uk. The sia door supervisor qualification takes four days to complete.

What is included in the sia door supervisor qualification

The training period for the sia door supervisor qualification is 4 days in these four days you shall be studying the following modules:

  • Working in the private security industry
  • Working as a door supervisor
  • Conflict management
  • Physical intervention

Where do i get my sia licence after training

Once you have completed your sia door supervisor course and physical intervention training with us at any venue in london or across uk, we shall provide you with the SIA application pack. We shall offer you help in filling the form and we can also help in Security jobs as well as we would also help you with your CV. Infact you can take our professional services for CV writing and interview mockups before you go for a job interview.

Door supervisor what is supposed to do

Besides providing security in the venue a door supervisor is responsible to ensure pre entry safety checks and ensure that the venue is safe to open and operate. A door supervisor is responsible that the customers have a enjoyable and safe experience. In london since being a finacial hub and london being the main driver for the UK economy, experiences a huge number of tourists and visitors through out the year. To cater for there needs there a lot of entertainment venues all across UK. You have to understand that tourist or any category of people goin in these venues are goin there for good time and enjoyment. For enjoyment obiously alcohal is used, thus in london there always huge demand for security operatives. 

Security Course London

We can offer sia compliant security courses any location any town in london. We currently are offering security training courses in london virtually in every town. We can come to you to dilever the courses and required training in london or as a matter of fact in any part of the UK. The only consideration would obiously be that the numbers should be feasible in terms of economics. Currently we are offering sia compliant security training courses for sia licence in london in every major town. However our area for concentration as regards to security training is east london and we are concentrating to provide cheapest possible rates and affordable prices for sia compliant security training courses to include door supervisor course in london, cctv course in london and security guard training course for sia licence in london. 

How do i become a door supervisor

In order for you to work as door supervisor first of all you need to complete the mandatory training as per the regulatory bodies requirement. Thus you need to take the door supervisor training course. The door supervisor course till to date that is 1/4/11 comprises of four modules. You are required to qualify in each module befor you can apply for your sia licencse.

Door Supervisor Training Venues

The training for door supervisor can be arranged at our venues or your venue as well till the time the compliance and regulatory requirements are met. Some of the venues for door supervisor training in London include door supervisor training in startford, forest gate, romford, essex, southall, wembley, croydon, city of london, walthamstow, ilford, barking, east ham, newham.