Level 2 Award for Up-skilling Door Supervisors (QCF)

Bespoke Training

The ‘Top-Up’ unit required for Door Supervisors renewing their SIA license AFTER 4th February 2014.

Course Fee

£99 per person


Next Course

These courses are run on a regular basis and can be organised around your availability.
Contact us for more details if the above dates aren’t suitable.


Qualification Overview

Now a 2 day course, it is supported by the SIA to meet the mandatory SIA top-up requirements for Door Supervisors who undertook their qualification prior to the QCF Door Supervision qualifications and who need to renew their licence. It comprises of two units with pro course work to be done prior to attending the course.

  1. Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry covering knowledge and
    practical skills
  2. Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors which covers knowledge of counter terrorism
    issues, first aid awareness and requirements in dealing with children and young people.

Entry Requirements

A level 1 literacy test will need to be taken and passed at the beginning of the course. Door Supervisors who undertook their qualification prior to the QCF Door Supervision qualifications and who need to renew their licence. These qualifications are approved for delivery to the age ranges 18+ The Centre is responsible for ensuring that the licence expired no longer than 3 years prior to their attendance on this qualification. This is in line with the SIA requirements which can be found here http://www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk/pages/training-previous-qualifications-ds.aspx


How the qualification is assessed

Details on assessment for each of the units is below:

Unit 1: 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 30 question mixed multiple choice and short answer exam in which you have 45 minutes to complete.
The pass mark for this is 100%.

Unit 2: Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors

This unit is assessed by a 15 question multiple choice examination. It is 30 minutes and the pass mark is 70%. The SIA have stipulated a maximum ratio of 12:1 learners to tutor for unit 1.


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.