Course Cost -  From £75


The ‘ Level 2 Award for Upskilling a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry (QCF)’ is a qualification developed to meet the mandatory SIA CPD/top up requirement for Door Supervisors if their qualification:

- was awarded before June 2010, or
- was awarded between June and September 2010 and their training course did NOT include the Physical Intervention skills module.

Note: Door Supervisors do not need to take the ‘ Level 2 Award for Upskilling a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry (QCF)’ if their qualification:

- was awarded after September 2010
- says ‘[Awarding Organisation name] Level 2 Award in Door Supervision (QCF)’ on the certificate.

Who is it for?

For those already working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry who undertook their Door Supervision qualification prior to the previous L2 Award in Door Supervision qualification and who need to renew their licence. All learners must have an SIA Door Supervisors licence.

Aims & Objectives


This qualification meets the SIA requirements for the mandatory top up; relevant learners who have completed this qualification will be eligible to apply to renew their SIA Door Supervisors licence.

What does the course involve?

This qualification is split into 2 modules and delegates must complete and pass units 1 and 2 as outlined below in order to achieve the full qualification required to renew an existing pre (QCF) SIA Door Supervisor licence. The course is delivered over 2 days and does require some pre-course reading and home study. Assessments are carried out through 2 multiple-choice examinations and a practical assessment.

The course is made up of the following units:

Unit 1: Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors within the Private Security Industry (This module is covered by Distance Learning)


  • Understand counter terrorism issues relevant to a door supervisor.

  • Know the role of a Door Supervisor when first aid situations occur in licensed premises.

  • Know legislation and requirements regarding children and young people relevant to 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 2: 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.



Course Cost: From £75


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