What ID documents do I have to bring along?

It is an awarding organisation requirement 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 drivers licence, Two forms of proof of address (originals). Please see the joining instructions as a range of other documents can be accepted.

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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 you will not be allowed to work as a Door Supervisor if you hold a Security Guard licence. This makes the Door Supervisor course more valuable. Tesco/Asda and now most shopping centres are licensed premises reducing the possibility of working at different sites.

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Who is eligible for funding?

UK/EU nationals or if you have recourse to public funds. You should also be receiving one or more of these benefits:

  • a) Child tax credit
  • b) Working tax credit
  • c) Universal credit
  • d) Job seekers allowance
  • e) Employers support allowance

 

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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. Although the course syllabus will provide you with the basic knowledge needed to pass the exams, our instructors will also demonstrate to you the real-life practicalities of being a SIA Door Supervisor or SIA Security Guard, so that when you eventually start work you will feel much more confident in your new role.

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