SIA Door Supervisor

SIA Approved Training Course


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SIA Door Supervisor Training Course in Leicester

In order to obtain an SIA license and work as Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry you will need to show that you have been trained to the right level, and you have the relevant qualifications. To get a door supervision license you will need to attend a Door Supervisor Training Course and pass the exams. The course will be delivered within 6 consecutive days. At the end of the course, there will be 4 multiple questions exams and a practical assessment. 

Latest SIA Update

From the 1st of April, this course has been changed from a 4-day course to a 6-day course. In addition to this, you must also have a first aid qualification before you can take the training. This should be an Emergency First Aid at work certificate or higher. 

Note: We only deliver this course in our head office based on 129 Evington Road, Leicester, LE2 1QJ.

6 days course

9.00AM – 6.00PM

Course Options

This course is available to study in Classroom only.

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Our Locations :

129 Evington road, Leicester, LE2 1QJ

120 Melton Road, Leicester, LE4 5ED

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Course overview

The course will allow you to study with us in a Classroom-based environment.

You will receive all of the course materials and support from our qualified and experienced tutors. We will be giving you advice and helping you throughout your course to support your learning journey.

The Door Supervisor Training Course is suitable for:

This course is suitable for new entrants or other security personnel who would like to widen their skills and be eligible to apply for a SIA Licence to work as a door supervisor within the Private Security Industry. Once you have gained this qualification you would be able to work as a Door Supervisor within the UK and your employment chances will increase. The following are some reasons as to why people choose to do this course:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Part time and Full-time roles available
  • Multiple employment opportunities
  • Extra money on the weekends and night shifts

Study Method:

At Bright Learning centre, this course is delivered by our qualified and experienced tutors. We deliver this course to meet individual’s needs, therefore you can complete this course by the following method:

Classroom-Based Learning:

We deliver this course in a classroom-based environment only. It is 6 days course including First Aid qualification. Learners must attend all 6 days to gain this qualification. 


You will be assessed on each course units separately. Each unit will be assessed by a multiple-choice exam. For each question, you will have to choose the correct answer from the 4 options provided to you.


  • This unit 4 is also assessed by practical observations while demonstrating physical Intervention Skills. 

All the assessments will be conducted within the course duration. You will also writing evidential statement and completing the search scenario.

We understand that exams can be daunting or nervous for many candidates. Many candidates on the course have not sat an examination in a long time, however the trainer on the course will equip you with all the knowledge needed to pass.

Course content

The SIA Door Supervisor course runs over four days and is divided into four modules:

  • Private Security Industry: The legal aspect
  • Health and Safety for private security operatives
  • Fire Safety awareness
  • Emergency procedures
  • Communication Skills and Customer Care
  • Standards of Behaviour
  • Civil and Criminal Law
  • Arrest
  • Searching
  • Drug Awareness
  • Recording Incidents and Crime Scene Preservation
  • Licensing Law
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Dealing with Vulnerable People
  • Dealing with Queues and Crowds
  • Avoiding conflict and reducing personal risk
  • Defusing conflicts
  • Resolving and learning from conflicts
  • Application of communication skills and conflict management for Door Supervisors
  • Introduction to physical intervention Skills
  • Must-know legislations

Extra info

Entry Requirements:

You must have a first aid qualification before you can take the training. This should be an Emergency First Aid at work certificate or higher. You must also have English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening equivalent to the Level 1 functional skills in Literacy. You will also have to provide your Photo Identification such as Passport and Full UK driving Licence, Passport size photograph and Proof of Address (no more than 3 months old). There will be some pre-learning needs to be completed before you start the course.

What certificate am I going to receive?

Successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Award in Door Supervision certificate from an awarding body within England and Wales who are currently recognised by Ofqual and Department for Education and Skills.

Awarding Body

PEARSON is an Awarding Organisation recognised by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

PEARSON aims to provide qualifications that meet the needs of industry. They are designed by leading professionals and delivered to centres and learners with integrity and compliance in mind.

What careers can I choose with this qualification?

Learners who will successfully complete Level 2 Award in working as Door Supervisor are eligible to work as a Security Guard or Door Supervisor. You will be able to work in Private Security Industry such as bars, pubs, clubs and other licenced premises at public events. The average salary for a door supervisor is £17000 – £22000 per annum.


To get a front-line licence, you will need to do the Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry. To obtain this qualification, you will need to complete 4 training modules and pass the exams. As per the latest SIA Update, Door supervision training must be delivered over a minimum of 6 days. In addition to this, you must also have a first aid qualification before you can take the training.

No, the licence fee is not included in the price of the course. The payment for the SIA licence is £190.00 which is payable to the SIA (Security Industry Authority). This payment can be done online on their website or at the Post Office.

Yes, we are more than happy to help you apply for your SIA badge, call us to book an appointment on 01162101070.

Door Supervisor exam results are usually available within 10-14 working days and you will be notified by email and SMS when your results are available.

You will receive Door Supervisor certificates within 7 working days of course completion and passing the examination. Once you gain this qualification, it is then valid for three years.

Yes, with a Door Supervisor licence you can work as a security guard. However, it is important to note that with the Security Guard course, you cannot apply for a Door Supervisor badge. Hence, Door Supervisor course is more valuable when applying for jobs and will make you more eligible.

It’s a 6-day training course and the price of this course is £250.

To apply for your SIA licence after successful completion of the course and passing the exam, you need to follow below steps: 1) Complete the SIA Application Form Online 2) Submit Photo ID to Verify Your Identity 3) Submit Your Application and complete the Background Checks

There is no fixed time frame for getting your SIA licence but generally, it can take up to 25 working days. In rare cases, if the issues come up with identity checks or criminal records, it could take up to 6 weeks or even more.

The SIA security licence cost is £190, including the cost of processing your application, and is not refundable. The licence is valid for three years.

1) Create a personal online account on the SIA website. 2) Once created, use your SIA login to access your online account & submit your renewal application. 3) Follow instructions as stated on the SIA renewal application screen.


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