Door Supervision


Door Supervisor Training

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace. It is designed for learners wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a door supervisor and is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications.

Entry requirements 

 To register for this qualification, learners must be aged 18 and over.   Learners will need to show that they hold a current and valid First Aid or Emergency First Aid certificate* that meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. It is an SIA requirement that training centres must confirm that each learner is sufficiently qualified in First Aid or Emergency First Aid. If you do not hold a valid First Aid certificate we will include  First Aid Training in this package.

The qualifications bring door supervisor training up to date and introduce a modular structure.

The training has been updated to reflect changes in door supervisor working practices. It includes a practical assessment of physical intervention skills, ensuring that learners will know how to safely escort violent customers from the premises. The training also includes units on first aid, how to spot terrorist threats and the specific considerations that must be taken into account when dealing people aged 14 to 18.

The achieve the level 2 award in door supervision learners will have to complete four modules consisting of:

  • Principles of working in the private security industry
  • Principles of working as a door supervisor in the private security industry
  • Application of conflict management in the private security industry
  • Application of physical intervention skills in the private security industry

Course Contents

  • Behavioural Standards
  • Licensing Laws
  • Civil & Criminal Law
  • Arrest Procedures
  • Admission Policies & Searching
  • Drugs & Drugs Awareness
  • Safety & Security Issues
  • Incident Reporting & Crime Scene Preservation

Door Supervisors

The definition of a door supervisor given in British Standard BS 7960 is: a person employed by any person responsible for the management of any licensed premises or event, who has the authority of the owner, licensee, manager or organiser, exclusively or mainly to decide upon the suitability of customers to be allowed on to those premises, and/or to maintain order and public safety.

Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry (Top Up)

Qualification overview and objective 

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace. It is designed for learners who currently hold a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a door supervisor and need to be brought up to date with the new licence-linked qualifications requirements.

Entry requirements 

To register for this qualification, learners must be aged 18 and over. Learners will need to show that they hold a current and valid First Aid or Emergency First Aid certificate* that meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. It is an SIA requirement that training centres must confirm that each learner is sufficiently qualified in First Aid or Emergency First Aid. Learners should, as a minimum, have achieved an Emergency First Aid at Work qualification covering the following outcomes. 

understand the role of the first aider, including reference to: 

 the importance of preventing cross-infection

 the need for recording incidents and actions 

 use of available equipment

assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency 

administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure) 

administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of an automated external defibrillator 

administer first aid to a casualty who is choking  

administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock  provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters.)

Learners should present their First Aid or Emergency First Aid certificate* to their training provider before they start training. This certificate* must be valid for at least 12 months from the course start date.

If you do not hold a valid first aid certificate then we can arrange the training prior to commencement of the Door Supervisor (Top Up) course.

Forthcoming Door Supervision Courses From Knightguard

Here is our current list of forthcoming courses in all our venues. You can use this page to book yourself or members of your team onto any course.

 

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