Door Supervision


From 1st April 2021 learners wishing to start their SIA Door Supervisor Course should successfully complete their First Aid at Work training before they start their Door Supervisor course. The certificate must be valid for at least 12 months from the course start date.

Please note: Door Supervisor Licence holders can perform both Door supervisor and Security officers’ duties, but Security Officer Licence holders aren’t allowed to perform Door Supervisors’ duties. 

The Door Supervisor’s course run for six days each week, usually from Monday to Saturday.

Unit 1: Working in The Private Security Industry

  • Private Security Industry: The Legal Aspects
  • Health and Safety for Private Security Operatives
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Communication Skills and Customer Care

Unit 2: Working as a Door Supervisor

  • Behavioural Standards
  • Civil and Criminal Law
  • Searching
  • Arrest
  • Drugs Awareness
  • Recording Incidents and Crime Scene Preservation
  • Licensing Law
  • Emergency Procedures

Unit 3: Conflict Management for The Private Security Industry

  • Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk
  • Defusing Conflicts
  • Resolving and Learning from Conflicts
  • Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Door Supervisors

Unit 4: Physical Intervention Skills for The Private Security Industry

  • Introduction to Physical Intervention Skills
  • Need-to-Know Legislation