4 Days (32 Hours of contact learning) standard.
A four day course covering all the requirements to gain an SIA Door Supervision Licence. The course is split into four modules which include Working in the Private Security Industry, Working as a Door Supervisor, Conflict Management and Physical Intervention. The course covers all aspects of the security industry including, Customer Service, The SIA and Licensing, Health and Safety, First Aid, Searching Procedure, The Law, Drugs, Reporting Procedure, Strategies to deal with conflict, Strategies to escape an attacker, Strategies to escort a customer from the premises.
This course is a legal requirement for anyone who wants to work as a Door Supervisor.
The course is assessed by three multiple choice examinations set by BIIAB. These correspond to the first three modules described above. The physical intervention module is assessed on the day by the trainer.
Certified through BIIAB, the awarding body of the British Institute of Innkeeping.
In good enough health to participate in low level physical intervention training.
English Language Competency
Security operatives are likely in the course of their work to be required to make calls to the emergency services, or need to communicate to resolve conflict. It is essential that security operatives are able to communicate clearly. Prospective candidates should possess sufficient language skills in order to be presented for assessment. As a guide, learners should, as a minimum, have language skills equivalent to the following:
- A B1 level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications
- A B1 Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
- An ESOL qualification at (Entry Level 3) regulated by Ofqual and taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
- An ESOL qualification at SCQF Level 5 awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and taken in Scotland
- Functional Skills Level 1 in English · SQA Core Skills in Communication at SCQF Level 5 · Essentials Skills Wales Communication Level 1
Apply for SIA Licence. This costs £210. FGH will assist employees with the application process
FGH also offers assistance to non-employees with their licence application including providing the form and checking the application at a cost of £25.