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Anyone who wishes to work in the security industry now needs to achieve the SIA Door Supervision qualification (Level 2) 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 Pearson 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
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
Where can you work?
This qualification has been developed to meet the requirements of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). It is based on the relevant SIA Specifications for Learning and Qualifications and provides the learner with the necessary skills and knowledge to apply for an SIA licence and work in the following roles and at the following venues:
- Security Guard
- Airport Security
- Mobile patrol
- Key Holder
- Door Supervisor(Bouncer)
- Event Crowd Controller
- Search Team
- Site Security
- Educational Institutions
- Leisure Parks
- Car Park
Aim Skills Development is Pearson approved centre. Learners are required to take three multiple choice tests under examination conditions. These tests are set and marked by Pearson. The table below gives a summary of the assessment methods used in the qualification.
Unit 1: Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry
- Duration 75 minutes Marks 60
Unit 2: Working within the Private Security Industry
- Duration 75 minutes Marks 60
Unit 3: Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry
- Duration 45 minutes Marks 35
Unit 4 Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry
- This unit is assessed through a Portfolio of Evidence. For the practical assessment, learners will be assessed undertaking each of the techniques taught. The assessor will only pass them when all of the techniques have been demonstrated satisfactorily
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Mazin Maktari has spent over 15 years working in the security training industry and has trained door supervisors, close protection officers and medics, all over the world. He has taught and assessed CCTV, Door Supervision, First Aid, Health and Safety and Functional Skills qualifications for colleges in East London, as well as in other London venues. He has experience in managing security operations, business continuity and staff development, and was a Military Police Officer in the British Army.
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Thank you for your interest in the SIA Level 2 Award in Door Supervision course. As your qualification and licence is government funded we need to ensure that you are eligible for funding. Please answer the following questions:
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