Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within Public Security Industry

Course overview

The door supervisor training course will allow you to work as a door supervisor and a security guard in licensed premises. Licensed premises include night clubs, pubs, restaurants, hotels  and any place where alcohol is being sold and entertainments are held late at nights. The door supervisor qualification will allow you get an SIA door supervisor licence which will allow you to work as a door supervisor as well as a security guard.

Why choose this course

Anyone wanting to work as a Door Supervisor in the UK.

New entrants to the security industry and those who are returning to it having previously worked prior to the introduction of SIA licensing in 2004, will need to undertake the SIA training to be able to apply for the SIA licence.

The length of the course is one week.

This qualification is worth 5 credits at Level 2

The course consists of following four units: 

Unit 1: Working as a Door Supervisor within Privat Security Industry

Unit 2: Working within Private Security Industry 

Unit 3: Conflict Management within Private Security Industry

Unit 4: Physical Intervention skills within Private Security Industry

To achieve this qualification, you must pass multi-choice exams for Unit 1,2,3 and an internally marked practical Unit 4 on physical intervention.

Through online using Google Meet,  Google classroom and Zoom, Moodle Virtual Learning Environment and  classroom

You will be assessed through three Multiple Choice examinations. Unit 1  and Unit 3 are 75 minutes examinations and Unit 2 is a 60 minutes examination. Unit 4 is a pass practical assessment of the physical intervention skills.

There are no formal entry requirements to the Door Supervisor course; however the minimum age requirement for entry into this course is 18 years. You will be asked to bring along Identification documents (Both parts of provisional or full UK driving license, passport) and proof of address (utility bill, bank statement etc) along with 1 passport size photograph.

Whether you are new to the industry or already working, a career in security now has many progression routes. For those who wish to specialise, you get take Close Protection, Security Guarding, Event Security, Managing Security Operations, Security Trainer, CCTV Operator 

To apply for the course

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