Level 2 Award for working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry (QCF)

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Course Fee

£195 per person

(If you’re currently unemployed and on Job Seekers you may qualify for this course free of charge – contact us for details)


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Qualification Overview

This qualification has been developed to meet the requirements of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). It is based on the relevant SIA Specifications for Learning and Qualifications and provides the learner with the necessary skills and knowledge to apply for an SIA licence and work as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry. This is a five day course, ***** per night with each part assessed as below, it is generally very achievable with a couple of hours reading per night. You will be required to take a short literacy test on the first day, in order to do this course. If you wish to do this beforehand to be sure you can take the course, please contact us to arrange this.


Entry Guidance

It is required that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent. The qualification is aimed at learners aged 18 and over due to age restrictions on applying for a licence. Attendance on all five days is compulsory to complete the course and gain this Award.


Qualification Structure

This qualification is made up of four mandatory units, the details of which are included at the end of this document. Learners must successfully complete the assessments for the units to achieve the qualification.


How the qualification is assessed

This qualification is assessed through 3 multiple-choice examinations and a practical & written test.

Unit 1: Working in the Private Security Industry

This unit is assessed by a 40 question multiple- choice examination the duration of which is one hour. To be successful, learners must achieve a score of at least 70%.

Unit 2: Working as a Door Supervisor

This unit is assessed by a 45 question multiple- choice examination the duration of which is one hour. To be successful, learners must achieve a score of at least 70%.

Unit 3: Conflict Management for the Private Security Industry

This unit is assessed by a 20 question multiple- choice examination the duration of which is 30 minutes. To be successful, learners must achieve a score of at least 70%.

Unit 4: Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry

This unit is assessed in two parts. Part one is a practical test and part two is a written test which is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, the duration of which is 30/45 mins.
The SIA have stipulated a maximum ratio of 12:1 learners to tutor for unit 4.To be successful, learners must achieve a score of at least 70%.


ID Requirements

Centres are required to ensure that each learner’s photograph and formal identification documents are checked and recorded before they are allowed to sit the examination/assessment. Only a formal passport style photo is acceptable and the documents required are listed separately when you click on to ID REQUIREMENTS. Please note ONLY these documents are acceptable and the original MUST be produced, copies cannot be accepted. If you are not sure how you can comply with this, please contact us to discuss this.


For further information

For more information or to book a place on one of our next courses please contact 01273 621323 or email training@pagodasecurity.co.uk where one of our trainers will personally contact you.