SIA Door Supervisor

SIA Door Supervisor – Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry

7 Day Course including a Regulated First Aid Course

Certificate valid for 5 years

This regulated SIA Door Supervisor qualification is designed for those wanting to work in the security industry as a Door Supervisor or security officer. If successfully achieved, it allows them to meet their mandatory requirements for a door supervisor’s license. It is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications, and subjects covered include understanding relevant counter-terrorism issues, queue management, and physical intervention.

How long will it take?

To complete this SIA Door Supervisor qualification learners are expected to undertake approximately 61 hours of learning over 7 days. This will include the first aid requirement.

 Topics covered

  • characteristics of the Private Security Industry,
  • the importance of safe working practices,
  • drug-misuse legislation,
  • issues and procedures relevant to the role of a door supervisor,
  • licensing law,
  • queue management,
  • how to recognize, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations,
  • problem-solving techniques when resolving conflict,
  • physical interventions and the implications of their use
  • non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others.

 Assessment method

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

Unit 1: Working in the Private Security Industry

Unit 2: Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry

Unit 3: Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry

Unit 4: Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry


If you already hold a license and need to renew and complete the top-up course then visit the page for TOP-UP Training

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SIA Door Supervisor