SIA Approved Door Supervision

This is the four day course that was introduced from 1st January 2015. This course provides you with the qualification required to apply for your licence in Door Supervision – providing manned security in licensed premises such as pubs, clubs and stadia.
This qualification also allows you to provide Security Guarding in shops, offices, buildings and other sites – in fact everything covered in the Security Guarding Course.

Who should attend?
Anyone who wants to work as a Security Guard or Door Supervisor.

Course Length
4 days, plus 12 hours pre-course work.

Assessment
4 multiple choice exams and a practical assessment.

Certification
Successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry

Course Content

Working within the Private Security Industry
The main characteristics of the Private Security Industry
Legislation as it applies to the individual in carrying out a licensable activity
The importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements
Fire procedures in the workplace
Emergencies and the importance of emergency procedures
The importance of communication skills and customer care

Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry
The role and objectives of a Door Supervisor within the PSI.
Civil and criminal law relevant to a door supervisor
Searching relevant to a door supervisor
Powers of arrest relevant to a door supervisor
Drug-misuse issues and procedures relevant to the role of a door supervisor
Incident recording and crime scene preservation relevant to the role of a door supervisor
Licensing law and social responsibility relevant to the role of a door supervisor
Emergency procedures which should be followed by a door supervisor
How a door supervisor can help to keep vulnerable people safe
Queue management and venue capacity responsibilities relevant to a door supervisor

Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry
The principles of conflict management appropriate to their role
How to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict Situations.
How to communicate in emotive situations to de-escalate conflict
How to develop and use problem solving strategies for resolving conflict.
Good practice to follow after conflict situations

Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry
Physical interventions and the implications of their use
How to reduce the risk of harm when physical intervention skills are used
Use of non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others
Use of non-pain related standing, holding and escorting techniques, including non-restrictive and restrictive skills
Good practice to follow after physical interventions