SIA Door Supervisor Training (Top-up)

Course duration: 2 days

Cost: £100 per person

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Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry (Top-Up)

Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry (Top-Up)

Course Duration

2 Days (08:30 – 16:30 Day 1, 08:30 – 15:00 (Est) Day 2 ) 

Course Fee

£100 per person

Who is this qualification for?

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 and also produce a valid ACT Awareness Certificate. This is a free online course which can be access here:

This must happen BEFORE the learner attends this course.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners are expected to undertake approximately 23 hours of learning. The SIA stipulates a minimum of 13 contact hours (2-days) if self-study is undertaken.

Topics covered

These include principles of terror threat awareness, principles of using equipment as a door supervisor and the application of physical intervention skills.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by practical assessments and multiple-choice examinations.

Principles of Terror Threat Awareness in the Private Security Industry:

  • A 10 Question, 20-minute exam paper. The pass mark required is 70%.

Principles of Using Equipment as a Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry:

  • A 5 Question, 10-minute exam paper. The pass mark required is 70%.
    This unit is also assessed by a 5-minute practical exercise with communication devices (I.e. – two-way radio)

Application of Physical Intervention Skills in the Private Security Industry:

  • A 30 question exam paper taken in 45 minutes requiring a pass mark of at least 80%. Followed by the practical where every learner performance every technique and is internally assessed by the trainer. Learners require 100% for this part.

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

If you have any questions, need to clarify or have any other information please contact us on 01273 621323 (option 4). Alternatively, you can email us at where one of our trainers will then personally handle your enquiry.