SIA Door Supervisor Training – York

We host training for those who would like to apply for an SIA License in order to work in the Security Industry.

The Level 2 Award for Working as Door Supervisors within the Private Security Industry has been developed to meet the requirements of the SIA.

Based on relevant SIA Specifications for Learning and Qualifications, it provides the necessary skills and knowledge for learners who wish to apply for an SIA licence.
Once qualified, they may then work as a Door Supervisor in the private security industry. This course includes physical intervention.

This course is provided by Eboracum Security Ltd - a Highfield approved training centre.

Upcoming course dates here!  (You can also book and pay online)


(Please note that Candidates need to apply for and pay seperately to the SIA for their actual license once they are qualified.)

1. Working in the Private Security Industry
2. Working as a Door Supervisor
3. Conflict Management Skills
4. Physical Intervention Skills (Practical)

We provide support to learners who are new to the industry and would like to find out more. We do this by assisting with SIA License applications and providing links with potential employers.

Unit 1: Working in the Private Security Industry

  • LO1: Know the purpose and main features of the private security industry
  • LO2: Understand the legislation that is relevant to people working in the private security industry
  • LO3: Understand relevant aspects of health and safety in the workplace
  • LO4: Know how to apply the principles of fire safety
  • LO5: Know how to deal with non-fire-related workplace emergencies
  • LO6: Understand the principles of effective communication and customer care in the private security industry

Unit 2: Working as a Door Supervisor

  • LO1: Understand the behaviour appropriate for individual door supervisors, as defined by the Security Industry Authority?s (SIA) Standards of Behaviour
  • LO2: Understand the elements of civil and criminal law relevant to door supervisors
  • LO3: Understand search procedures and the reasons for having them
  • LO4: Understand the powers of arrest and related procedures
  • LO5: Understand relevant drug legislation and its relevance to the role of the door supervisor
  • LO6: Understand incident recording and crime scene preservation
  • LO7: Understand licensing law and social responsibility
  • LO8: Understand and be able to follow procedures for emergency situations

Unit 3: Conflict Management for the Private Security Industry

  • LO1: Understand the principles of conflict management appropriate to their role
  • LO2: Understand how to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations
  • LO3: Understand how to communicate effectively in emotive situations and de-escalate conflict
  • LO4: Understand how to develop and use problem solving strategies for resolving
  • LO5: Understand conflict good practice to follow after conflict situations

Unit 4: Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry

  • LO1: Understand physical interventions and the legal and professional implications of their use
  • LO2: Understand how to reduce the risk of harm when physical intervention skills are used
  • LO3: Be able to use non-pain related physical skills to protect yourself and others from assault
  • LO4: Be able to use non-pain related standing holding and escorting techniques, including non-restrictive and restrictive skills
  • LO5: Understand good practice to follow after physical intervention

This course is provided over five days and is assessed through practical examination and written examinations. Due to the strict requirements, ALL of the guided learning hours must be met.