SIA Security Training Course: Leicester

The SIA Door Supervisor Course is designed to get you qualified, quickly.  You will be trained by time served industry professionals that are fully qualified and up to date on current SIA security practice.


The SIA Training Course is perfect if you need to be trained fast in Security, by experienced and qualified professionals to ensure you can carry out your duties with high standards.


The SIA Training course is engaging and dynamic.  And using the latest SIA Security knowledge and legislation, you will be quickly qualified to get licensed and carry out your security role confidently.


Level 2 Award in Door Supervision

The SIA Door Supervisor training course will qualify you to become and SIA Door Supervisor on clubs, bars, restaurants and hotels.  But in addition to this, the SIA Door Supervisor Licence will also qualify you to carry out the role of a standard SIA Security Guard that you find in shops, industrial sites, factories and sporting events.  Our SIA Door Supervisor Training Course will qualify you to work in most aspects of the UK Security Industry.


The SIA Door Supervisor Course will also qualify you to work at events and gigs, such as the large weekend events in the summer, pop festivals.  Plus, the SIA Door Supervisor Security Licence also enables you to work at regular concerts and events throughout the year.


The SIA Door Supervisor Licence gained after our SIA Door Supervisor Training Course really is straight forward and good value for money, and from this single course a whole range of security opportunities will be made available to you – whether you are looking for full time security work, or just something part time.


To obtain the SIA Door Supervisor licence you will need to pass a licence-linked qualification called the Level 2 Award in Door Supervision. This will involve attending a 3 day course and passing three exams. You will also need to provide suitable identification and pass a criminality check.


SIA Courses are run from a wide number of locations throughout the UK including Leicester, Coventry, Birmingham, Nottingham, Loughborough, Hinckley, Coalville, Melton Mowbray, Derby, Burton on Trent, Cardiff, Nuneaton, Lichfield.


What will I learn on the Door Supervisors course?

The course is separated into four Modules:


Module 1: Working in the Private Security Industry

  • The Private Security Industry
  • Relevant Legislation
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • The principles of fire safety
  • Non-fire-related workplace emergencies
  • The principles of effective communication and customer care in the private security industry

Module 2: Conflict Management for the Private Security Industry

  • The principles of conflict management
  • All you need to know about risk
  • Communication and the de-escalation of conflict
  • Problem solving strategies
  • After the conflict is over

Module 3: Working as a Door Supervisor

  • Door supervisors and the law
  • Access control and searching
  • Arrest
  • Drugs
  • Incident recording and crime scene preservation
  • Licensing law and social responsibility
  • Safety and security

Module 4: Physical Intervention

  • Health and safety
  • The legal implications on use of force
  • Medical implications in use of force
  • Post incident reporting
  • Recording incidents
  • Disengagement
  • Escorting
  • Holding


How is the Door Supervisor course assessed?

The Level 2 Award in Door Supervision is assessed by three straightforward multiple choice exams and a practical Physical Intervention assessment.



SIA Security Course (Door Supervisor) Start Dates, Costs & Locations:

The SIA Door Supervisor Security Courses are run regularly in your region.  Please click on a training provider listed below close to you for more information.

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T:  01827 768459




Course Entry Requirements:

Because this is an Entry Level qualification, anybody can enrol on to the course.


However, you must be:


::  Fluent in English, and able to live and work in the UK.  Your level of English is assessed prior to you beginning the course, and you must meet the minimum requirement as laid down by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).


::  Be physically fit, as certain aspects of the course require physical activity.



Applying for the SIA Door Supervisor licence

You can apply for your SIA Security Licence as soon as you have finished your course and your certificate arrives.  Certificates normally arrive within 10-14 days from the awarding body.


We are more than happy to assist you on completing the forms after you have finished your course.  This can be discussed with your course tutor once you have finished the course, and your certificate has arrived.


Your SIA Security Licence will arrive approximately 6-8 weeks after you have passed your SIA Door Supervisor course, and submitted your SIA Security Application Form to the SIA.


You can check the status of licence applications here:  SIA LICENCE STATUS


More about Leicester:


Leicester  is a city and unitary authority in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire. The city lies on the River Soar and at the edge of the National Forest. In the 2011 census, the population of the Leicester unitary authority was 330,000, the highest in the region, whilst 480,000 people lived in the wider Leicester Urban Area in 2011, making Leicester the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom and the UK’s fourteenth largest urban area. It is the largest city in the East Midlands with a population of 330,000 and second largest in the Midlands behind its much larger neighbour Birmingham. It has the second largest urban area in the East Midlands region. Eurostat‘s Larger Urban Zone listed the population of Leicester LUZ at 806,100 people as of 2009. According to the 2011 census Leicester had the largest proportion of people aged 19-and-under in the East Midlands with 27 per cent.


Leicestershire is a major commercial and manufacturing centre. Its economy is the largest in the East Midlands, accounting for almost a quarter of the region’s GDP (£11billion) and providing jobs for 437,000 people.


Ancient Roman pavements and baths remain in Leicester from its early settlement as Ratae Corieltauvorum, a Roman military outpost in a region inhabited by the Celtic Corieltauvi tribe. Following the demise of Roman society the early medieval Ratae Corieltauvorum is shrouded in obscurity, but when the settlement was captured by the Danes it became one of five fortified towns important to the Danelaw. The name “Leicester” is thought to derive from the words castra of the “Ligore”, meaning camp of the dwellers on the (river) Legro.[2] Leicester appears in the Domesday Book as “Ledecestre”. Leicester continued to grow throughout the Early Modern period as a market town, although it was the Industrial Revolution that facilitated a process of rapid unplanned urbanisation in the area.


A newly constructed rail and canal network routed through the area stimulated industrial growth in the 19th century, and Leicester became a major economic centre with a variety of manufacturers engaged in engineering, shoemaking and hosiery production. The economic success of these industries, and businesses ancillary to them, resulted in significant urban expansion into the surrounding countryside. Leicester is one of the oldest cities in England, it was the centre of the bishopric from around 670, endowing it with city status. However, it lost city status in the 11th century during a time of struggle between the church and the aristocracy and did not regain it again until 1919. The boundaries of Leicester were extended several times in the 19th and 20th centuries; it became a county borough in 1889, and was re-granted city status in 1919.


Today, Leicester is located on the Midland Main Line and close to the M1 motorway. The city has a large ethnic minority population, particularly of South Asian origin, a product of immigration to the United Kingdom since the Second World War. To cater for the South Asian community, there are many HinduSikh and Muslim places of worship and the Melton Road district serves as a focus, containing large numbers of Asian restaurants and other small businesses. Leicester is a centre for higher education, with both the University of Leicester and De Montfort University being based in the city.


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