Door Supervisor Course


6 Days

SIA Door Supervisor Licence 

18+ years

  • Principles of Working in The Private Security Industry
  • Principles of Working as a Door Supervisor
  • Application of Conflict Management for The Private Security Industry
  • Application of Physical Intervention in the Private Security Industry


4 multiple choice exams and various physical assessments
SKU: 1234 Category:
This SIA Door Supervisor training course is required by law for an individual to apply for an SIA licence to work as a door supervisor.

Under the Private Security Act 2001, all individuals wishing to work in the private security industry must hold a recognised qualification before applying for a licence.

Individuals working in the private security industry must undergo a structured training programme, resulting in one of the recognised security qualifications. Applicants who do not hold a qualification endorsed by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) may have their licence application refused.

Secure On Site’s security qualifications are fully endorsed by the SIA and regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA and SQA Accreditation.

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21-26 Feb 2022, 21 Feb 2022 – 26 Feb 2022, 21st Feb 2022 – 26th Feb 2022

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What you will learn

Private Security Industry

You will learn what security is, what the main aims of security are, the ways in which security can be provided to clients, and the role of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) in promoting the aforementioned.


You will learn to differentiate between civil and criminal laws by studying various laws related to security, including the Private Security Industry Act, the Equality Act, and the Human Rights Act.

Arrest Procedures

You will learn to identify offenses for which a security operative may make an arrest, as well as, the limitations of his or her powers. The topic will also cover the procedures to be followed before, during, and after arrest.

Safe Working Practices

You will learn safe working practices stated by the Health and Safety at Work etc, Act, the common risks associated with working in the security industry, as well as, safety signs and signals used by private security operators.

Fire Procedures

You will learn how a fire is started, what the different types of fire are, and how to prevent fire from starting. You will also learn how to use fire safety equipment and how to safely evacuate a premise on fire.

Emergency Procedures
Effective Communication
Record Keeping

You will learn why it is important to keep accurate records, what information should be included in the records and how to present this information in a court of law.

Terror Threat Awareness
Keeping Vulnerable People Safe
Post-incident Management
Crimes Relevant to Door Supervision
Effective Search Procedures
Drug-misuse Legislation, Issues and Procedures
Preservation of Evidence
Licensing Law
Queue Management and Venue Capacity

SIA Door Supervisor Upskilling

Door Supervisors and other security professionals renewing their licence after 1st October 2021 need to take the Upskilling course. That’s because Top-Up Training for an SIA Licence includes new content, based on new skills needed in modern security work. Candidates should be qualified in Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW). However, if you’re yet to complete an EFAW course, you can take it as part of your booked course package.

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Frequently Asked Question

What are the benefits of taking this course?

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to obtain the SIA Licence and work in frontline security roles. 

How can I book the Door Supervisor Course?

It’s easy. You can book the course online or call our friendly customer service line on 0203 7000 967.

When will I receive my Door Supervisor exam results?

Results are usually available within 10 working days, or 5 working days with our Faster Results service. You will be notified by email and SMS when your results are available. 

When will I receive my Door Supervisor certificate?

Certificates are emailed within 7 working days of course completion.

What is the cost of a SIA Door Supervisor License?

The SIA Door Supervisor Licence costs a non-refundable £190. This is paid directly to SIA, who are the licensing authority for the security industry.

How long is my SIA Licence valid for?

Your SIA Door Supervisor Licence is valid for 3 years. Once it expires, you can simply take a refresher course and re-apply for it.

I want to work as a Security Guard, but is this course right for me?

You can work as a Security Guard with a Door Supervisor Licence. In fact, the Door Supervisor Licence is one of the most versatile licences in the security industry. It’s important to remember that if you instead take the Security Guard Course, for example, you can’t apply for a Door Supervisor badge.

This makes the Door Supervisor Course more valuable when applying for jobs, and will make you more eligible for more work much faster.