SIA Door Supervisor Training Course
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To work in any capacity in the security industry in UK you need to have the relevant security qualification after going through SIA compliant course from a training provider. Mostly people go for the door supervisor qualification at first once they enter the Security industry.
- Duration: 4 Days
- Price: Starting £118
SIA Door Supervisor Course Modules:
Core Learning for Common Security Industry Knowledge
(10 hours of which 5 hours must be contact time)
- Session 1: Awareness of the Law in the Private Security Industry
- Session 2: Health and Safety for the Private Security Operative
- Session 3: Fire Safety Awareness
- Session 4: Emergency Procedures
- Session 5: The Private Security Industry
- Session 6: Communication Skills and Customer Care
Working as a door supervisor (Specialist Module)
(10 Hours out of which 10 hours to be contact hours)
- Session 1: Behavioural Standards
- Session 2: Civil and Criminal Law
- Session 3: Searching
- Session 4: Arrest
- Session 5: Drugs Awareness
- Session 6: Recording Incidents and Crime Preservation
- Session 7: Licensing Law
- Session 8: Emergency Procedures
Conflict Management Module
(8 hours of which 7 ½ hours must be contact time)
- Session 1: Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk
- Session 2: Defusing Conflict
- Session 3: Resolving and Learning from Conflict
- Session 4b: Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Door Supervisors
- Physical Intervention Skills Module
- (10 hours of which 7 ½ hours must be contact time)
- Session 1: Introduction to Physical Skills
- Session 2: Disengagement Techniques
- Session 3: Escorting Techniques
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 supervisor’s 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
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 re sit 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 0203 691 4127 or mail at email@example.com
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 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 a look 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 a sia licence before he can work as a door supervisor. A door supervisor is a security operative who can work at licensed premises. A licensed premises is a place where alcohol 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, in fact a security operative with a sia door supervisor licence can work as normal security guard on the contrary a normal security guard cannot work as a door supervisor. In order for a security operative having a sia licence for security guarding would have to get the sia qualification for a door supervisor and besides the security guard would also be required to get a 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 for the private security industry
- Physical intervention
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