Free SIA Level 2 Door Supervisor Course For The Unemployed + SIA Badge*

SIA Door Supervisor Course and SIA badge. London training course available.

We can help you to find a Free SIA Course + badge in London if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are aged between 18-24
  • Must be unemployed
  • You are living in London (within M25)
  • You do not have more than one level 3 or higher qualifications or more than two A levels
  • Willing to take 2-3 months pre-apprenticeship (Traineeship) training
  • You are a British citizen and have lived in the UK for the last 3 years

If you’re currently unemployed and looking to get a free SIA licence, then this is the opportunity for you!

SIA Level 2 Award in Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry

Course overview

Anyone who wishes to work in the security industry now needs to achieve the SIA Door Supervision qualification (Level 2) as set out by the UK Government before they can apply for their licence. It is illegal to work in the private security industry without this licence.

Aim Skills Development offers the Level 2 Award in Door Supervision which meets these requirements and is based on the SIA specifications for training and qualifications. This course will give candidates the skills and knowledge necessary to apply for their licence and work as a Door Supervisor in the industry

Qualification Structure

Unit 1 – Working within the Private Security Industry

  • Know the main characteristics of the Private Security Industry
  • Understand legislation as it applies to the individual in carrying out a licensable activity
  • Understand the importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements
  • Understand fire procedures in the workplace
  • Understand emergencies and the importance of emergency procedures
  • Understand the importance of communication skills and customer care

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

  • Understand the role and objectives of a door supervisor
  • Understand civil and criminal law relevant to a door supervisor
  • Understand searching relevant to a door supervisor
  • Understand powers of arrest relevant to a door supervisor
  • Understand drug-misuse issues and procedures relevant to the role of a door supervisor
  • Understand incident recording and crime scene preservation relevant to the role of a door supervisor
  • Understand licensing law and social responsibility relevant to the role of a door supervisor
  • Understand emergency procedures which should be followed by a door supervisor
  • Understand how a door supervisor can help to keep vulnerable people safe
  • Understand queue management and venue capacity responsibilities relevant to a door supervisor

Unit 3 – Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry

  • Understand the principles of conflict management appropriate to their role.
  • Understand how to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations
  • Understand how to communicate effectively in emotive situations and de-escalate conflict.
  • Understand how to develop and use problem solving strategies for resolving conflict.
  • Understand good practice to follow after conflict situations

Unit 4 – Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry

  • Understand physical interventions and the implications of their use
  • Understand how to reduce the risk of harm when physical intervention skills are used.
  • Be able to use non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others
  • Be able to use non-pain related standing, holding and escorting techniques, including non-restrictive and restrictive skills
  • Understand good practice to follow after physical interventions

FAQs for SIA Level 2 Door Supervisor Course

When you need an SIA licence to work as a security operative?

If you are going to work as a security operative in the UK, you may need a front-line SIA licence.

You will need an SIA licence if the work you will be doing is part of a ‘contract for services’ and involves a ‘licensable activity’.

A ‘contract for services’ is when you or your employer have a contract to supply your services to another organisation. For example:

  • your employer is a private security company that places you as a guard in a shop and then charges that shop a fee for your services
  • you are self-employed and your business is contracted to provide close protection services to a person visiting the UK

If you are 18-23, we offer a free SIA Course + SIA Badge. Apply now.

What is the aim of this course?

To work as an SIA Door Supervisor or SIA Security Guard in the UK you will need to have an SIA licence issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). One of the requirements of the SIA licence is that you hold a recognised qualification in Level 2 Award in Door Supervision. The SIA Door Supervisor course is run over six days and has 45 hours of tuition with a few hours of exams.

Who is this course for?

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.

What are the benefits?

The SIA recognised Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors will enable you to apply to the SIA for a Door Supervisor licence, and by obtaining this SIA licence you will increase your employment opportunities.

What is the cost of the course?

If you are 18-23, we offer a free SIA Course + SIA Badge. Apply now.

If you are not eligible for funding, the cost of the course is £250

Do I need my certificate to apply for SIA Licence?

No, you do not need your certificate to apply for SIA Licence. You can apply for SIA Licence as soon as you have your result.

If you are 18-23, we offer a free SIA Course + SIA Badge. Apply now.

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

Yes, you may work as a security guard if you hold a Door Supervisor licence, however will not be allowed to work as a Door Supervisor if you hold a security guard licence.

If you are 18-23, we offer a free SIA Course + SIA Badge. Apply now.

What ID documents do I have to bring along?

The awarding organisation requires to do an identity check for all security-related qualifications, therefore candidates who are attending Licence linked course are requested to provide the following upon arrival:

  • Two passport size photos
  • Original passport of any nationality or UK photo driver’s licence
  • Two forms of address proof (originals)

Please ask for further information.

If you are 18-23, we offer a free SIA Course + SIA Badge. Apply now.

Will the course material be provided?

We will provide you all the support to complete the course.

If you are 18-23, we offer a free SIA Course + SIA Badge. Apply now.

When will I get my results?

The results of your course are released within 8-10 business days from the last day of your course.

If you are 18-23, we offer a free SIA Course + SIA Badge. Apply now.

When can I apply for my licence?

You can apply for your SIA license as soon as you receive your results. For more information on how to apply for your license, please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-an-sia-licence

If you are 18-23, we offer a free SIA Course + SIA Badge. Apply now.

I have a criminal conviction on my record. Will I still be eligible for an SIA licence?

This can depend on a number of things. Please visit the following link for further information: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/check-if-you-can-get-an-sia-licence-with-a-criminal-record

If you are 18-23, we offer a free SIA Course + SIA Badge. Apply now.

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